UK Energy Secretary Ed Davey defended the government’s position on energy yesterday, arguing that its climate change policies only account for a small fraction of the typical household fuel bill.
The UK government has today announced revised subsidies for large solar installations that are not as low as previously feared.
UK energy regulator Ofgem yesterday announced a major, £24.2 billion investment in the country’s electricity and gas networks over the next eight years.
Carmakers in Europe are on largely track to meet the European Union’s targets for average car emissions, according to the latest figures from the European Environment Agency.
The UK government’s Energy Company Obligation scheme, which requires suppliers to help the fuel poor with energy efficiency improvements, will help only a few, warns a report out today.
UK-based solar energy company Solarcentury has been granted planning permission from the local council for a 6.3 MW solar park near Southampton in southern England.
Chemicals company Johnson Matthey and the US Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory have signed up to a joint five-year effort on biofuels.
The 175th and final turbine was installed on the £2 billion London Array yesterday, marking the end of construction of the world’s largest offshore wind farm.
Europe’s largest onshore wind farm in Romania is now fully operational, while the US is backing offshore wind with the launch of seven new projects.
The UK government yesterday outlined new rules to protect consumers’ privacy and security as smart meters are rolled out across the country over the next seven years.