Extra funding for child winter heating as Scotland extends eligibility

If the legislation is passed, around 5,000 additional families will receive the payments under the Child Winter Heating Assistance

Australia introduces legislation to unlock investment in offshore energy

The Offshore Electricity Infrastructure Bill 2021 will establish a framework for the construction, operation, maintenance and decommissioning of projects, including offshore wind

Right to repair law to increase lifespan of electrical products

New government rules will mean spare parts must be provided free-of-charge for damaged electrical appliances under warranty

Scottish Parliament unanimously supports Heat Networks Bill

The Scottish Government is targeting the equivalent of 650,000 homes to be connected to heat networks by 2030, from the current number of 32,000

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Environment Agency to launch biowaste sector review

It says the biowaste sector is critical to a closed loop, circular economy as well as helping meet renewable energy targets

EU Member States approve new rules to curb waste

They will introduce specific measures to prioritise prevention, reuse and recycling instead of landfill or incineration

Energy price cap introduced: Industry responds

The UK Government has introduced new legislation to cap energy prices and help consumers save money. The move will allow regulator Ofgem to cap prices until 2020, protecting 11 million households across the UK, who are currently on a standard variable tariff (SVT) or other default deals. Urgently needed Rachel Reeves, Chair of the Business, […]

UK Government launches bill to cap energy prices

New legislation to cap energy prices and help consumers save money is being introduced to Parliament today. The Domestic Gas and Electricity (Tariff Cap) will allow Ofgem to cap energy tariffs until 2020, protecting 11 million households across the UK, who are currently on a standard variable or other default tariffs. The cap, which could […]

A fifth of commercial energy efficiency standards fall

A fifth of commercial properties’ energy efficiency standards have fallen ahead of new legislation arriving in April. Software firm arbnco says around 20% of commercial real estate, worth a total of £130.7 billion, has fallen into a lower Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) category ahead of the introduction of the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES). These will […]