The green agenda must not be "deprioritised" while businesses adjust to the impact of leaving the EU, an industry group has said. In a statement on Friday 23 June, UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC) CEO Julie Hirigoyen said that there remained strong incentives for businesses to tackle climate change and other urgent sustainability challenges, adding:read more
UK wholesale Gas and Electricity prices rose significantly yesterday on the news that Centrica Storage Limited (CSL) who own and manage Rough Storage announced that the facility has ceased injection and withdrawal of gas due to issues found during maintenance.read more
The UK water market is deregulating in April 2017. In preparation for this change, TEC are working in collaboration with CCS, YPO, ESPO, NEPO and West Mercia Energy to develop a contracting solution for our public sector customers. The Ministry of Defence is also part of this working group.read more
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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