Conservatives win General Election: Industry responds

What does the energy sector think the result will mean for the future?

Labour Party promises to electrify UK’s bus fleet by 2030

Leader Jeremy Corbyn has said the move, which will be paid for out of the party’s Green Transformation Fund, will bring “bus services into the future” and boost UK manufacturing

Election 2019: SNP’s energy and climate policies

Leader Nicola Sturgeon has demanded the UK matches Scotland’s climate ambitions, regardless of its position within the EU

Extinction Rebellion announces Twelve Days Of Crisis

The climate activists will undertake nonviolent direct action across the country, urging all political parties to make the climate and ecological emergency their top priority

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SSE and National Grid move offshore to protect against nationalisation plans

The precaution would not prevent the companies from being taken over by a Labour Government but could help to protect investors

Labour Party ‘has dropped plans to go net zero by 2030’

It has announced it will instead work towards achieving the goal of carbon neutrality ‘well before 2050’

Boris Johnson: Conservative Party will increase UK’s offshore wind goal to 40GW

The Prime Minister says the party will increase the nation’s 2030 target if they win the upcoming general election

Boris Johnson: ‘We can beat the renewable energy sceptics’

Speaking at the Conservative Party Conference earlier this week, the Prime Minister said British technology is the key to a clean energy future

Lord Ian Duncan becomes UK’s Minister for Climate Change

His responsibilities now include leading climate science and innovation, as well as advances in smart metering and clean heat

Boris Johnson: ‘Future will be clean, green and prosperous’

He said the UK would lead the world in delivering the 2050 net-zero target and promised the UK would be the home of electric cars and planes