Government rejects EAC’s call to end support for fossil fuel industry

The EAC previously identified what it claims is an ‘unacceptably high’ level of financial backing for polluting energy projects in developing countries

Bulk of UK public say government should offer tax relief for community energy

Around 82% of people think the government should do more to help local communities generate their own energy

UK ‘must end support of fossil fuel projects in poorer countries’

The Environmental Audit Committee says UK Export Finance is undermining the UK’s international climate and development targets

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Urgent action ‘needed to improve support for vulnerable customers’

A new report calls for suppliers, regulators and government, as well as other organisations to do more to identify and assist struggling billpayers

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Shell announces winners of low carbon innovation challenge

Three start-ups have each received an award of £40,000 to help grow their business

Water firms ‘must do more to help vulnerable households’

The Consumer Council for Water suggests these companies should provide more funding to help poor people

Solar industry ‘could face significant job losses with new government proposals’

A Renewable Energy Association subsidiary says closing the Feed-in Tariff and removing the Export Tariff will harm the sector

India to provide subsidies for all types of EVs

The country’s government plans to invest the equivalent of £600m over a five-year period

Feed-In Tariff exemption for UK’s energy intensive industries to be applied

The move aims to stop heavy energy users’ international competitiveness being negatively affected by higher energy bills

Two-thirds of UK public say government should support onshore wind

Just 15% of people said they would oppose the change to the law