Politics, energy & Brexit at EL2016

Missed Energy Live 2016? Watch the full ‘Politics, energy & Brexit’ debate with panel members Former Energy Secretary Ed Davey, Shadow Energy and Climate Change Minister Alan Whitehead, investment expert Andrew Buglass and Mike Huggins of Frontier Economics.  

New government needs to be green

The new government has been urged to act quickly to secure clean energy supplies and take the environment seriously by UK charities and businesses. RenewableUK’s Chief Executive, Maria McCaffery, said: “We hope that one of the new Government’s priorities will be to act quickly to secure our home-grown energy supplies based on clean sources including […]

US diplomat named IEA Deputy Executive Director

A senior United States diplomat will be the Deputy Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA). Paul Simons, who has a background in energy and economic policy, will take up his new position on 8th July this year. The IEA is an independent organisation which works to ensure reliable, affordable and clean energy for its […]

Stop using energy as 'political football' warns smaller supplier

Britain’s politicians should stop using energy like a ‘political football’, a business energy supplier has told ELN. Energy made the headlines yet again this week when Labour leader Ed Miliband said he would break up the Big Six, force energy suppliers to use a pool to sell energy, freeze prices and scrap the regulator Ofgem. […]

Zuma says look beyond national interests

Opening the global climate change summit in Durban today, South African President Jacob Zuma called on members of the international community to come together for the good of those that will suffer as a result of climate change. Speaking to delegates Mr Zuma said global warming was already causing conflict in Africa due to droughts […]