Industry responds to government’s Hydrogen Strategy

The government has set out plans to create a ‘thriving’ low carbon hydrogen sector in the UK over the next decade – but what does the energy industry think?

Industry reacts to landmark IPCC report findings

Following the publication of the sixth Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Assessment Report, the industry, academia and campaigners respond to its key findings

Britain’s Emissions Trading System starts with a boom

The launch of the scheme saw the price per tonne of carbon exceeding the EU levels

Homes in Northern England ‘will be harder hit from the scrapped Green Homes Grant’

Nearly 223,000 homes in northern regions are estimated to miss out on the chance to install green measures, according to a new report

‘UK’s leakiest homes could feel the squeeze of a £50 rise in energy bills during winter lockdown’

Families in poorly-insulated homes could face heating bills elevated on average to £124 per month, compared with £76 for those in well-insulated homes, according to a new report

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Ofgem’s energy price cap increase: Responses

It will come into effect from 1st April 2019 for standard variable tariff and prepayment meter customers

Majority of UK MPs ‘in the dark about falling energy bills’

New analysis suggests the average standard dual fuel bill reduced by £6 between 2016 and 2017

Energy efficiency ‘bonfire’ after Brexit ‘could add £90 to bills’

Scrapping energy efficiency standards for household appliances and light bulbs after Brexit could drive up electricity bills by £90 a year. According to the Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit (ECIU), appliances and light bulbs in the UK are currently more efficient due to EU standards. However, there have been calls for a bonfire of the […]

Small energy supplier questions British Gas price rise

A small energy supplier has questioned the price rise announced by British Gas as it claims energy costs have fallen. Centrica, the owner of the Big Six company, said it will be increasing electricity prices by 12.5%, taking the total annual dual fuel bill to £1,120. The price rise will come into effect on 15th […]

‘UK is most successful G7 nation for green growth’

The UK has been the most successful G7 nation in growing its economy whilst reducing emissions. That’s according to a new report from the Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit (ECIU), which shows in the 25 years since the signing of the UN’s Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, Britons have become 130% wealthier, on average, […]