Igloo Energy awarded more than £1m in government grants

The money aims to help it develop software targeting energy efficiency savings

Government launches consultation on small-scale, low carbon power generation

It seeks to identify the challenges and opportunities associated with technologies and projects in this area

Government sets out updated climate strategy

The new plan studies the risks affecting communities across England, as well as how they are being addressed

UK Government proposes to have final say on fracking projects

It is consulting on the timings and criteria for including shale gas production sites in the Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project regime

‘UK Government must incentivise more grid flexibility’

A group of large energy organisations have said this is vital to keep costs low and decarbonise

Two-thirds of UK public say government should support onshore wind

Just 15% of people said they would oppose the change to the law

‘BEIS statement on tidal lagoons was designed to mislead’

Tidal Lagoon Power said the government’s assessment of Swansea Bay’s costs have not been accurately calculated

UK Government signs £420m deal with construction sector

The move aims to make the building industry more efficient and productive, as well as cut energy bills across the country

MPs and peers call on Parliament to set net zero emission target

They believe a goal set in law is vital for the nation to meet its obligations under the Paris Agreement

Government offers £500,000 for tech firms to tackle social issues

Areas of focus include reducing plastic pollution, boosting clean growth and developing low carbon mobility