Guest Blog: Kathryn Porter – Calls for social energy tariff as prices set to rise further

Last week the a House of Commons Committee heard from the heads of some of the country’s leading energy suppliers of their concerns for increased fuel poverty next winter as the energy crisis deepens, amid calls for the introduction of a social energy tariff.

‘More wind, more solar, more nuclear’, says Kwasi Kwarteng

The Business Secretary delivered a new speech explaining what the Energy Security Strategy will entail and the key takeaways

Portugal targets 80% renewables by 2026

This is four years earlier than previously planned

‘Renewables can replace gas within five years’

RenewableUK has published a plan to grow renewable power by 25% by 2030

‘Energy policy gaps will prevent net zero’

A new parliamentary report suggests there are crucial gaps in current policy meaning net zero targets cannot be hit

Boris says he’ll act on business energy concerns

The Prime Minister insists Sue Gray’s report will not turn focus away from energy costs

UK hosts African conference on green transition

The UK will look to increase investment opportunities across the continent and help push forward cleaner infrastructure

Spain to invest €6.9bn in renewables by 2023

It is also looking to attract €9.45bn in private investment to clean up its energy mix

New York passes law banning gas burning in new buildings

The legislation is part of the Mayor’s Green New Deal

Government launches review into network performance from Storm Arwen

The review will explore how energy network operators performed during the adverse weather conditions and look to improve UK infrastructure