Energy reshuffle! Kwasi Kwarteng appointed new Business Secretary as Alok Sharma becomes full-time COP26 President

Anne-Marie Trevelyan becomes Minister of State for Business, Energy and Clean Growth

“We will go further and faster to tackle climate change” says Minister in speech opening our XPO

Watch Kwasi Kwarteng’s video message to energy sector as he opens our virtual conference week

Kwasi Kwarteng responds to our net zero business survey

The Minister said: ‘Clean growth has to be a shared endeavour between government, devolved nations, local authorities, business, civil society and the British people’

Government, Energy, and Sustainability – What Happens Now?

With news headlines still dominated by the coronavirus crisis, energy users could be forgiven for thinking energy is off the government’s radar screen at the moment.

Energy minister sets out parameters for next capacity auctions

They include the T-1 auction planned for January 2021 and the T-4 auction for February 2021

BEIS launches offshore transmission network review

It aims to remove the barriers for significant deployment of offshore wind projects across the UK

UK businesses ‘could save as much as £6 billion by cutting energy use’

That’s the suggestion from Energy Minister Kwasi Kwarteng, who said this would also help stop 22m tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions entering the atmosphere

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

Energy price cap saved households £1bn on bills in 2019

Around 11m households on default tariffs saved between £75 to £100 on their dual fuel bills

Kwasi Kwarteng: Labour’s green promises ‘aren’t credible’

The Energy Minister was the headline speaker for this year’s Energy Live Expo at the QEII Centre in Westminster