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  • Low-carbon transition must not be abandoned following Brexit vote: UK-GBC
  • 27 June 2016
  • 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:

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  • Sudden rise in wholesale prices
  • 24 June 2016
  • 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. 

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  • Water and Waste Water
  • 07 June 2016
  • 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.

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  • European commission promises funds for energy efficiency
  • 02 June 2016
  • 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”.

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  • Renewables capacity added at record rate in 2015
  • 01 June 2016
  • 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.

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  • Hinkley Point cost unchanged: EDF
  • 26 April 2016
  • 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.

     

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