UK grants £25m to drive low carbon vehicle tech

The projects are valued at £54m in total and are expected to save around 2.5m tonnes of CO2

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Greg Clark: Electricity trilemma is coming to an end

The business and energy secretary believes cheap power ‘is now green power’

Martin Cave confirmed as Ofgem Chairman

He will take up the new role on 1st October 2018

North East research and innovation centres granted £180m

The cash boost is expected to help accelerate the development of technologies and services needed for future manufacturing

Energy price cap to become law this winter

It has passed through Parliament and is expected to protect millions of consumers from increases in tariffs

Greg Clark’s Swansea Bay tidal lagoon briefing ‘very misleading’

Developer Tidal Lagoon Power says the project in Wales will be much cheaper than Hinkley Point C nuclear power station

UK energy secretary to visit Hinkley nuclear site at it hits new milestone

Around 250 apprentices are now working on the new facility, which is expected to provide 7% of the nation’s electricity needs

Greg Clark announces £90m of agri-tech funding

Business Secretary Greg Clark has announced £90 million of funding for developing AI, robotics and earth observation technologies in the UK’s agriculture and food sector. He said smarter technologies will make the sector more efficient, more productive and more sustainable. The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) also plans to encourage collaboration between businesses, […]

UK to check fracking firms’ finances before approval

The UK Government is considering financial checks of companies proposing to carry out fracking before giving the go ahead for those projects. Energy Secretary Greg Clark said the financial resilience of firms should be carried out so stakeholders have confidence in their ability to meet commitments. Third Energy has therefore not received consent yet to frack […]

UK aims to maintain close relationship with Euratom

The UK Government aims to maintain a close and effective association as possible with the EU’s nuclear body after Brexit. That’s according to a Written Ministerial Statement released by Greg Clark, which suggests this is to maximise continuity with current Euratom arrangements, ensure the UK maintains a leading role in European nuclear research and allow […]