Government and energy industry agree on steps to protect consumers from Coronavirus

Together, they have reassured the public that any energy customer in financial distress will be supported by their supplier during this time of disruption

Budget announcement ‘shows support is growing for EVs and drive towards net zero’

That’s the suggestion from Kevin Brundish, CEO and Founder of AMTE Power, who spoke to ELN shortly after the speech from Chancellor Rishi Sunak

Electric transport charges forward with £37m of new government finance

Business Secretary and COP26 President Alok Sharma unveiled the round of new investment, which he suggested will help decarbonise some of the UK’s most polluting industries

Government allows onshore wind back into the fold with renewed subsidy support

The move would signal the end of opposition to subsidising new onshore windfarms, which began as ministers scrapped financial support for new projects in 2015

Heathrow expansion ruled unlawful: Industry responds

What does the energy sector think the ruling will mean for the UK’s climate goals and the future of aviation?

Domestic coal and wet wood burning to be banned across England by 2023

The move aims to encourage the use of cleaner fuels in the home – wood-burning stoves and coal fires are the single largest source of particulate matter pollutants

COP26: David Cameron ‘rejects offer to head climate summit’

Reports claim the former prime minister was offered the role after former Energy Minister Claire O’Neill was sacked last week

Brexit ‘can prove a catalyst for decarbonisation and driving EV adoption’

That’s the suggestion from George Freeman MP, Minister of State at the Department for Transport, who spoke at the release of a new report published by the Electric Vehicle Energy Taskforce

Kwasi Kwarteng podcast: ‘UK has already made strong progress towards net zero’

The Energy Minister noted the UK has already cut carbon dioxide emissions by around 45% since 1990, despite the economy growing by two-thirds over this time

Extinction Rebellion block busy road in Leicester Square in air pollution protest

Campaigners have glued themselves to concrete blocks in a bid to disrupt traffic and pressure the government to tackle the climate emergency