The European Commission has confirmed that a key funding programme will continue to support the development of the energy efficiency market. In a statement on Wednesday 1 June, the Commission proposed that its European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) would be extended beyond its initial three-year period to address “remaining market gaps and failures”.read more
A new report has said that last year saw a record level of renewables capacity installed around the world. Issued on Wednesday 1 June, the Global Status Report by REN21 said around 147GW of renewables power capacity was added last year.read more
New data from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) has revealed that the low carbon and renewable energy (LCRE) economy generated £46.2bn in turnover during 2014, while employing 238,500 full-time equivalent workers.read more
The government’s Energy Bill received Royal Assent on Thursday 12 May, closing the Renewables Obligation (RO) to new onshore wind.read more
EDF Energy has rejected media claims that the cost of its Hinkley Point C project has increased. A report in The Telegraph last week suggested that the cost of the project had risen to around £21bn.
Low-carbon and renewable energy report shows nuclear generation and new build activities contribute £3.5billion to economyread more
The 402MW Dudgeon offshore windfarm has secured £1.3bn project financing and is expected to start commercial operations by the second half of 2017.http://dudgeonoffshorewind.co.uk/news/news-13-05-16
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