Leading energy and tech groups call for International Centre for AI, Energy and Climate

They believe fundamental advances in AI achieved over the last decade offer opportunities to increase the efficiency of energy systems and address a wide array of climate challenges

Businesses urge May to aim for net zero emissions by 2050

They have written a letter highlighting the economic benefits of an early transition and the risks of failing to meet the Paris climate deal

Energy giants and investors urge close EU-UK ties after Brexit

Brexit Secretary David Davis MP is being urged to develop a “comprehensive Climate and Energy Chapter” covering both trade and non-trade issues

Osborne’s letter to speed fracking attracts criticism

A leaked letter penned by Chancellor George Osborne asking colleagues to speed up fracking in the UK was condemned today. In the letter dated 24 September 2014, the Chancellor wrote he expects “to see rapid progress on the following recommendations… a clear time table to implement the development of 3-4 exemplar drilling sites to prove […]

Ofgem sniffy after criticism

Energy watchdog Ofgem today wrote to three tabloids dismissing criticism as “completely untrue”. It was responding to articles in the Sun, Daily Record and Daily Mirror suggesting the body doesn’t know whether energy consumers are being ripped off or not. They were reporting on Labour’s claim that energy suppliers paid nearly £4 billion too much […]