Claire Coutinho takes on role of Energy Security Secretary

Education Minister Claire Coutinho has been appointed Energy Security and Net Zero Secretary, known for past advisory role at the Treasury under Rishi Sunak

Grant Shapps moves from Energy to Defence Secretary role

Grant Shapps is expected to make a switch from his role as Energy Secretary to become the new Defence Secretary in a notable government reshuffle

Sky shield secured: UK pledges £3.5m to protect Air Defence from windfarms

The funding will support the development of prototypes aimed at mitigating windfarm impact on surveillance systems

UK puts brakes on £120 hydrogen household levy

The hydrogen levy was intended to cover the costs of hydrogen production

UK Energy Secretary clears the way for Affleck oil field redevelopment

Grant Shapps has granted consent for the redevelopment of the Affleck oil and gas field located in the North Sea, based on environmental impact assessments and considerations of national energy supply

UK supports Ukraine’s nuclear power with £192m loan guarantee

The support aims to help Ukraine meet its energy needs during the winter

Will new price cap bring relief without government energy bill support?

With an upcoming energy price cap announcement by Ofgem and calls for government support on winter energy bills, uncertainties arise about potential relief

Global security linked to net zero: UK announces landmark energy conference

The government has today unveiled plans for the London Energy Security Conference to address critical energy challenges

UK Energy Secretary explores price cap overhaul

The UK Energy Secretary considers revising price cap to rekindle competition and alleviate concerns of stifled market dynamics

UK must build power lines faster, urges government’s first energy networks commissioner

A report led by the Electricity Networks Commissioner Nick Winser has emphasised the urgent need to build power lines faster to avoid wasting the benefits of renewable energy projects