Government encourages pension schemes to invest in green tech and infrastructure

It has launched a consultation which is open until 30th October 2020

Government consults on support for marine renewables

It will examine how the UK can ‘build back greener’ through marine renewable energy projects, including floating offshore wind farms, tidal stream and wave energy

Ofgem consults on managing network charge bad debt arising from COVID-19

The Network Charge Deferral scheme is expected to help minimise disruption to customers and other market participants by assisting suppliers and shippers who face cash-flow issues

Wales seeks views on plans to reduce single-use plastics

The consultation is open until 22nd October 2020

Government awards £40m for seven district heating networks

BEIS is proposing to establish Ofgem as the heat network regulator

EU seeks views on tightening state aid rules for carbon market

The Commission has launched a consultation on the revised guidelines for emissions allowance trading post-2021, which includes reducing the number of sectors eligible for compensation

Blaise Biogas AD plant in Kent seeks environmental permit

A consultation on the application is now open, with the local community invited to give their views until 31st January 2020

Government plans green number plates for electric vehicles

The Department for Transport is seeking views on its proposals until 14th January 2020

Government seeks views on energy efficiency requirements for external power supplies

The updated requirements for products such as mobile phones and speakers are estimated to save around one million tonnes of carbon emissions equivalent between 2020 and 2029

Government seeks views on £250m fund to clean up steel sector

The Clean Steel Fund aims to help the industry move towards a decarbonisation pathway compatible with the 2050 net zero goal