Green levy exemption for EIIs pushed back until 2018

The government’s planned exemption for energy intensive industries (EIIs) from some of the costs associated with green energy policies has been pushed back until next year. The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) had initially planned to have the exemption in place for the Renewable Obligation (RO) scheme by April this year but […]

Government should scrap renewables target and carbon price plans

The UK Government should ditch its 20% renewables target, scrap its carbon price plans and exempt energy intensive industries (EIIs) from the policies as the nation’s mineral products manufacturing sector is “under threat”. A new article published by Westminster think-tank Civitas, the Institute for the Study of Civil Society, claims the UK has the highest […]