Boris Johnson: “The UK will become the Klondike of carbon capture and storage”

During his speech at the Global Investment Summit, the Prime Minister announced that deals worth £9.7bn have been secured to boost renewable energy technologies

Government urged to double support for renewables

Trade body Regen calls on the government to double the capacity for onshore renewables in the next Contracts for Difference

CfD: Government to back 12GW of renewable energy capacity in next auction

It intends to double the capacity of renewable energy and expand the number of technologies supported when the fourth round opens in late 2021

Maxine Mayhew appointed to Low Carbon Contracts Company

She is the Managing Director of the Natural Resources Division at Costain, where she is responsible for the continued development of the energy, water and defence markets

Kent CHP plant becomes first operational waste-to-energy CfD facility

Wheelabrator Kemsley is expected to have a final installed capacity of 45MW and be capable of processing up to 550,000 tonnes of non-recyclable waste every year

Record low price for offshore wind in clean energy auction

Around 6GW of projects have been awarded contracts, with offshore wind projects set to be delivered for as low as £39.65/MWh

Banks Renewables behind CfD legal challenge

It has launched judicial review proceedings against what it says is the government’s discrimination of onshore wind in favour of offshore wind in its CfD auctions

Contracts for Difference bidding window extended after legal action

The process is expected to be delayed following the legal challenge from an unnamed complainant

New chair to lead key electricity sector delivery bodies

The Low Carbon Contracts Company and the Electricity Settlements Company were established to help deliver the Contracts for Difference and the Capacity Market schemes

Registration open for £60m CfD round

Projects will compete for a total capacity of 6GW for delivery years 2023/24 and 2024/25