Network operators ordered to improve storm responses

The government has published a plan requiring companies to review their severe weather processes

UK energy market braced for ‘many more years of boom-and-bust volatile prices’

New report suggests that from 2026 prices could become “increasingly volatile”

Are customers ready for a new price cap every three months?

Price cap could also work as a ‘fixed mortgage’ under new proposals

Ofwat exposes weak financial resilience of certain water firms

The regulator found that SES Water, Yorkshire and Southern show lower levels of financial resilience

UK launches new global coalition to address climate change impacts

The Adaptation Action Coalition has been developed by the UK in partnership with Bangladesh, Egypt, Malawi, the Netherlands, Saint Lucia and the UN

Dorchester to receive £2.5m electricity infrastructure upgrade

The seven-month-long programme of works will transform the existing primary substation over a period of seven months

NIC seeks views on future of infrastructure resilience

The consultation is open until 1st April 2019

Businesses ‘must perform climate risk assessments and disclose their exposure’

That’s according to the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the Global Centre of Excellence on Climate Adaptation

Alaskan microgrids ‘cutting costs and boosting resilience’

Remote villages in Alaska are proving how renewable microgrids can cut costs and boost resilience. That’s according to a new report from researchers at the Alaska Center for Energy and Power, which says the region’s terrain makes it difficult and cost prohibitive to establish a large-scale electrical grid. Instead, a network of small, local power […]

UK ‘must make urgent plans to meet 2032 climate goals’

The UK Government must set out a plan to meet legal targets for emission reductions by 2032 as matter of urgency. That’s according to the Committee on Climate Change (CCC), which is calling on the government to better address climate change risks, including steps to improve river and coastal flood defences, as well as the resilience […]