Oil rig in the Arctic
EAC: Government has rejected calls to end oil and gas exploration in the Arctic

The Environmental Audit Committee says fossil fuel activity in the region is incompatible with international climate obligations

Spring Budget
Spring Statement: Industry responds

Philip Hammond has unveiled his Spring Statement – but what does the energy sector think of the announcement?

High Court rules government’s fracking guidance as ‘unlawful’

A judge found the government failed to consider the latest scientific evidence

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Hitachi scraps Wylfa Newydd nuclear plant: Industry responds

The Japanese firm has announced it will shelve the £16 billion plant on Anglesey

Solar roof installation
Government unveils ‘Smart Export Guarantee’ proposals

The plans aim to protect consumers while guaranteeing small-scale clean electricity providers would be paid for their excess electricity

Picture of Energy and Clean Growth Minister Claire Perry on stage.
Claire Perry: ‘From power stations to solar panels, the future is local’

An opinion piece from the Energy Minister

Government and Ofgem launch energy codes review

Many rules and practices governing the electricity and gas wholesale and retail markets were designed several decades ago

UK Government doesn’t commit to replacing all EU environment laws

The Environmental Audit Committee has voiced disappointment a firm pledge has not been made

Government won’t make climate-related financial disclosures mandatory

Ministers have refused to listen to the recommendation made by the Environmental Audit Committee

Government ‘must better manage Sellafield decommissioning’

The Public Accounts Committee has warned the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority cannot be complacent