Industry responds to Chancellor’s new Budget

Rishi Sunak has opened his red box – but what does the energy industry think?

Budget 2021: ‘New infrastructure bank to drive at least £40bn of green investment’

Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak said ‘a real commitment to green growth’ is needed to build a strong, fair and resilient future economy

Are green savings bonds the hidden gems in Rishi’s red Budget box?

Government-backed green bonds will reportedly allow savers to fund projects that are in line with the ‘build back better’ campaign

‘UK’s first-ever heat pump tariff’ set to be launched this autumn

The new offering from Good Energy promises cheaper rates at certain periods during the day, while the national electricity grid is greener

Government unveils £200m boost to make 5,000 homes of UK Armed Forces greener

Part of the funds will be spent on insulation upgrades, solar panels, energy-efficient street lighting and EV charging points

Rishi Sunak’s Summer Statement: Industry responds

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has confirmed a £3 billion green jobs plan to save money, cut carbon and boost employment in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic – but what do businesses think?

Rishi Sunak confirms £3bn green jobs plan to save money, cut carbon and boost employment

In his much-awaited Summer Statement, which serves as a recovery plan for the UK economy, the Chancellor outlined how he planned to tackle ‘profound economic challenges’ with a ‘historic investment in infrastructure’

Chancellor set to announce £5,000 ‘Green Homes’ vouchers for households

As part of the rumoured scheme, households will be given vouchers to pay for energy efficiency upgrades, which could save an estimated £600 every year on energy bills

Coronavirus: The Government’s support for businesses explained

A brand new policy blog from British Gas explores the Chancellor’s new measures.

Activists open their own red briefcase in protest against 2020 Budget

A group of protesters dressed in black suits, top hats and tails reacted to the 2020 Budget, announced on Wednesday 11 March by Rishi Sunak, Chancellor of the Exchequer