UK Energy and Climate Change Secretary Chris Huhne yesterday unveiled the Coalition Government’s plans to transform the country’s electricity market.
The response to the UK Coalition Government’s plans to overhaul the country’s electricity market from the industry has been mixed.
The UK Climate Change Committee today recommended a 60% cut in the country’s emissions by 2030 to meet the 2050 target set out in the Climate Change Act.
The European Union this week unveiled plans for three major region-wide research infrastructures in nuclear, solar and wind energy, which will total €1.2 billion in investment.
The coming years are likely to see the first new nuclear power stations constructed in the UK for 15 years and important lessons can be learned from past projects, says Engineering the Future.
The Coalition Government has launched its revised National Policy Statements (NPSs) on energy, which map out a future with over half new generating capacity coming from renewable sources by 2025.
UK Cabinet Office Minister Francis Maude today released a list of around 200 Government-backed bodies – or ‘quangos’ – that will be axed as a part of cost-cutting measures.
The UK’s latest energy statistics, released by the Department of Energy and Climate Change yesterday, reveal a 12% drop in renewable energy production in the second quarter of this year.
UK Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Chris Huhne used his speech at the Liberal Democrat party conference yesterday to spell out the benefits of the Government’s proposed ‘Green Deal’.
The UK Coalition Government should prioritise the development of a North Sea ‘supergrid’ to link up renewable energy sources with the rest of Europe, according to the Green Alliance.