UK heat policy risks increased gas imports

Scrapping the Clean Heat Market Mechanism could increase UK gas demand by 70TWh in 2035, risking a 19% rise in gas imports, according to a report

MPs call for Thames Water bailout plan disclosure

A group of MPs has urged the government to publish its contingency plans for bailing out Thames Water amid fears that taxpayers could be liable for significant costs

Government set to scrap boiler tax?

The government is reportedly set to scrap the controversial ‘boiler tax’, potentially saving households from £120 in additional expenses on central heating systems

UK sees record increase in solar power installations

In January 2024, UK’s solar capacity hit 15.7GW across 1,454,607 installations, marking a 6.6% increase since January 2023, with domestic installations leading the charge, according to latest report

Heat Network Zoning: Energy UK’s input

Energy UK has provided feedback on DESNZ’s heat network zoning proposal, emphasising technology neutrality, exemption management and principles for commercial models

Capacity Market Auction breaks records with all-time high prices

The T-4 Capacity Market auction for delivery year 2027-28 cleared at an all-time high price of £65/kW/year, exceeding last year’s record

CCC warns: No loosening of future UK emission targets

The Climate Change Committee has commended the UK Government for meeting the Third Carbon Budget but strongly advises against carrying forward surplus emissions to relax future carbon budgets

Tata’s £4bn gigafactory unveiled

Tata’s battery division, Agratas, has confirmed Bridgwater, Somerset, as the location for its £4 billion gigafactory

UK injects £21m into green hydrogen drive

The UK Government has pledged over £21 million to support seven projects aimed at producing low carbon hydrogen

Top adviser urges government speed on energy overhaul

The National Infrastructure Commission’s Chair has urged the government to expedite measures facilitating private investment in decarbonising the electricity sector