Job cuts
British Gas owner Centrica to cut 700 jobs

It is part of the energy giant’s previous announcement to reduce 4,000 jobs by the end of 2020

Ofgem sets out plan to protect vulnerable consumers as market changes

The regulator has launched a consultation to find out how best to look after energy customers as the market undergoes ‘fundamental changes’

Export tariff: Government seeks views on licence conditions for energy suppliers

It has launched a consultation which is open until 27th May 2019

New industry consultation seeks views to boost EV transition

It is open until 18th April 2019

NIC seeks views on future of infrastructure resilience

The consultation is open until 1st April 2019

EU consults on new guidelines for business climate reporting

It proposes ways to assess how climate change can impact the financial performance of companies

Government consults on new tax for plastic packaging producers

It would be imposed on plastic packaging that do not meet a minimum threshold of at least 30% recycled content

Renewable energy: UK consults on paying homes and businesses for excess generation

The ‘Smart Export Guarantee’ would replace the export tariff and apply to small-scale renewable sources such as solar panels

Government seeks views on improving business smart meter benefits

The rollout is expected to help businesses save around £1.4bn on energy by 2030

Should developers involve local communities in shale gas proposals?

The government has launched a consultation which is open until 7th January 2019