Government ambitions for COP26 need to be clearer

Government ambitions for COP26 need to be clearer: BEIS have stated that the government’s ambitions for the COP26 climate summit in November needs to be clearer showed an report by Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee (BEIS). BEIS has called for more clarity in relation to the summit to ensure maximum potential for agreements and…
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Millions of £s from Green Homes Grant may be retracted

Millions of £s from Green Homes Grant may be retracted: 100s of millions of pounds devoted originally to the Green Homes Grant, that was primarily planned to help households set up energy efficiency measures, could  never be designated to eligible members of the scheme. As claimed by a report shown by Labour, almost £71 million…
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COP26 President: 2021 to be a big year for climate & UK

COP26 President: 2021 to be a big year for climate & UK:  Alok Sharma, COP26 President announced that 2021 will bring a ‘golden thread’ of climate action driven by the UK. Talking at the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee early today, he stated: “2021 will be a very big year for the climate, it…
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Mr Kwarteng named Business Secretary & other changes

Mr Kwarteng named Business Secretary & other changes: The Prime Minister has selected Alok Sharma as full-time President of the UN COP26 climate conference which will be held in Glasgow this November, along with Kwasi Kwarteng named as Secretary of State for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy. Anne-Marie Trevelyan will become Minister of State for…
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UK projects presented £8m for world’s 1st net zero zone

UK projects presented £8m for world’s 1st net zero zone: Six projects throughout the UK have been given a share of £8 million in government funds in a attempt to build the ‘world’s first’ carbon neutral industrial zone by 2040. Undertakings in the West Midlands, Tees Valley, North West, Humber, Scotland & South Wales will…
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UK’s fusion energy investments boosted economy £1.4bn

UK’s fusion energy investments boosted economy £1.4bn: The UK Government’s direct investments in fusion energy has helped boost the economy by £1.4 billion over the past decade. That’s as stated in a new study by London Economics & published by BEIS, which shows the investment of £346.7 million has further supported an average of 4,000…
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Up to 17GW of renewables eligible for CfD AR4

Up to 17GW of renewables eligible for CfD AR4: Cornwall Insight’s Renewable Pipeline Tracker service has examined the potential capacity that could enter the Contract for Difference (CfD) Allocation Round (AR) 4, with the analysis showing there is currently 17GW* of technologies likely to be eligible to bid. This analysis is based on Cornwall Insight’s…
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Q220 energy switching rates fall again

Q220 energy switching rates fall again: In the second quarter of 2020 the number of customers switching energy supplier has continued to fall. Ofgem’s latest figures state, which suggest electricity transfers decreased between the second quarter of 2019 and the second quarter of 2020 by 13.1%. Compared to 1,531,000 in the same quarter of 2019,…
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Q220 had a 44% renewable share of energy mix

Q220 had a 44% renewable share of energy mix: In the second quarter of 2020, the share of the UK’s electricity generated from renewables was 44.6%. Recent BEIS figures show, which suggest this is the second-highest share on the published data series. There was a decrease to 35.1%, findings also reveal, in the share of…
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