Podcast – Is gas the answer?

Is gas the answer to our short term energy needs? Vicky Ellis explores this question speaking to academics and the chair of the energy and climate change select committee Tim Yeo MP

Government’s Energy Bill still has ‘room to improve’

The Energy and Climate Change Committee welcomed the Government’s proposals for the Energy Bill but said there is “still room for improvement”. Energy Secretary Ed Davey announced the full details of the Bill yesterday and confirmed the decision to have a single counterparty for its Contracts for Difference (CfD) mechanism. This is expected to provide […]

Government urged to take stronger action against fuel poverty

UK MPs have called on the Government to take stronger action to tackle fuel poverty in privately rented and off-grid sectors. Tim Yeo MP, Chairman of the Energy and Climate Change Committee wrote to Energy Minister Greg Barker last week highlighting the important issues raised during the Committee’s inquiry into fuel poverty. Mr Yeo said […]