DECC’s “obsession” with nuclear will lead to dash for gas, warns campaigner

Despite being “rigged” for nuclear, DECC’s energy bill will encourage more investment in gas, delivering a blow to the UK’s climate targets. This was the message from environmentalists Greenpeace who fear the Government has got its draft bill all wrong. Joss Garman, a senior energy campaigner at Greenpeace said: “This whole process has been rigged […]

Companies wary of Energy Bill

A group of energy companies has written to Energy Secretary Ed Davey warning him that the Government’s proposed Energy Bill is “flawed.” The consortium, led by SSE, is “concerned” about proposals expected in the forthcoming draft Bill set to change the support framework for low carbon technologies to ‘Contracts for Difference’ (CfD). DECC’s White Paper […]