Treasury ‘denies talks’ with Kwasi Kwarteng over energy crisis

The business and energy secretary said he was ‘working very closely’ with Chancellor Rishi Sunak ‘to get us through this situation’ but denied reports suggesting he asked for ‘billions’ of pounds worth of subsidies

The Solar Boom – is it time for businesses to get onboard?

The UK is on course to double its solar capacity by 2030, with widespread innovation and technological developments across the renewables sector.

Vattenfall granted Dutch subsidies to build ‘Europe’s largest’ E-boiler

It is initially expected to be able to supply around 15% of the heat in the Amsterdam region with renewable sources, including solar and wind power

UK to end support for fossil fuel energy projects abroad

The government will end export finance, aid funding and trade promotion for new crude oil, natural gas and thermal coal projects, with ‘very limited exceptions’

EU approves Ireland’s new renewable aid scheme

The Irish Government intends to introduce the Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) for green power production from sources including solar and wind farms

Bump in the road for low emission cars as sales drop

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders says efforts to sell green cars have been undermined by ‘confusing policies’ and the ‘premature’ removal of incentives

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Subsidy cuts see energy investors shift focus away from renewables

A new report from SmartestEnergy suggests battery storage technology and gas peaking plants are being increasingly invested in

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Lord Deben hit by conflict of interest claims

A newspaper investigation claims the peer’s private firm has received £600,000 from green businesses

Ofgem whistleblower: ‘Millions of pounds of public money is being misspent’

Edd Fyfe, a former Counter-Fraud Officer at Ofgem E-Serve, claimed green energy schemes have been ‘seriously abused’

South Australia fires up $100m home battery scheme

Subsidies of up to $6,000 will be available to households across the region