National Infrastructure Commission seeks evidence on carbon capture and storage technologies

It is inviting businesses, policymakers, scientists, academics, think tanks and investors to share their views on the potential of two technologies – direct air CCS and bioenergy with CCS

Ofgem launches review of £3.5bn microbusiness energy market

The regulator is concerned some small businesses are struggling to engage with the market and paying more for their energy

MPs look at potential future energy efficiency schemes

The Energy and Climate Change Committee is to look into potential future energy efficiency initiatives. It will be taking evidence on home energy efficiency and demand reduction, looking at a range of proposals for future energy-saving schemes next week. The Committee will explore a number of issues including the future of supplier obligations, tackling fuel […]

Green Deal’s ‘Golden Rule’ not a ‘sensible’ rule

The Government’s “Golden Rule” in the Green Deal is not a “sensible” rule as it will exclude a lot of people from benefitting from the scheme and will not help in reaching 2050 carbon targets. That’s the view of Dr Nick Eyre (pictured), Senior Research Fellow at the Environmental Change Institute at the University of […]

David Cameron defends ‘greenest’ government

Prime Minister David Cameron defended his claim about the UK Government being the “greenest” and said the country needs to be proud of its “most incredible set of green policies”. Whilst being grilled by the Liaison Committee of MPs yesterday, he gave evidence on the future of UK policy, the criminal justice system and the […]