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'No' vote sparks questions over Scotland's energy future

EDF Energy Renewables Fallago Rig wind farm

Scotland tipped to remain UK’s 'renewable powerhouse' after voters reject independence

19 Sep 2014

EMR: Enough Talk Already

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Like Scotland, the UK energy market is gearing up for a massive shake-up - Nathan Goode hopes everyone is ready for it

17 Sep 2014

MPs: Green Deal needs stamp duty discounts to drive home insulation

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Energy and Climate Change Committee warns government that the Green Deal will continue to remain unattractive to most consumers without new incentives

15 Sep 2014

MPs urge government to double down on demand management and cut energy bills by £360m

Tim Yeo urges Energy Minister to tweak Capacity Market in order to drive greater investments in energy savings

12 Sep 2014

MPs shine spotlight on smart meter cost concerns

Public Accounts Committee voices fears over cost of smart meter deployment, but DECC insists strategy will deliver over £6bn iof net benefits to the economy

10 Sep 2014

Ed Davey: We must show the world that we speak with one voice on climate change

Energy and Climate Change Secretary's speech in full setting out his vision for a global deal on climate change in Paris 2015

09 Sep 2014

Labour MP warns rental energy efficiency regulation loophole threatens to leave tenants in the cold

Alan Whitehead calls on government to require all rented property to meet proposed energy efficiency standards

08 Sep 2014

Rented homes and energy efficiency: A sad tale of intention and action

Labour's Alan Whitehead warns rules to improve the efficiency of rented accomodation include a worrying loophole that will leave many tenants living in cold and draughty homes

08 Sep 2014

Cameron can't insulate himself from blame over green job losses

The insulation industry, the fuel poor, and the planet all deserve better than this energy efficiency policy fiasco

05 Sep 2014

Mark Group planning to cut 670 jobs due to energy efficiency policy u-turn

Improved momentum for Green Deal comes too late for Mark Group, as ECO cuts force leading insulation provider to launch redundancy programme

05 Sep 2014

Baroness Verma: "The industrial revolution had a price - a carbon price"

Baroness Verma's speech on the creation of an "energy saving society" - in full

04 Sep 2014

DECC officially announces first contract for difference allocation dates

Baroness Verma confirms timetable for first contract for difference allocation

29 Aug 2014

Community energy needs flexible rules to succeed, sector says

Ministers must authorise Ofgem to positively discriminate towards community renewables if UK is to reap benefits of locally-owned power generation

29 Aug 2014

Advertising watchdog tears up government's 'misleading' Green Deal ads

ASA says DECC was wrong to claim energy efficiency policy would save consumers money and push up house prices

27 Aug 2014

Government celebrates 'one of the biggest months' yet for domestic energy efficiency

Statistics suggest Green Deal scheme is starting to pick up steam with 20 per cent rise in live finance plans during last month

22 Aug 2014

UKIP steps up assault on green policies with renewed pledge to repeal Climate Change Act

MEP Tim Aker outlines UK Independence Party's plans for energy and environment manifesto pledges

21 Aug 2014

Cameron defends latest proposed solar subsidy cuts

Prime minister says solar power is 'priority' in renewable energy mix, but refuses to meet with industry to discuss looming subsidy changes

19 Aug 2014

Industry warns subsidy allocation means many planned offshore wind farms "cannot be funded"

RenewableUK boss voices fears UK's world-leading offshore wind pipeline is being undermined by crippling policy uncertainty

18 Aug 2014

Government must tear down community energy barriers

The latest challenges faced by community energy projects can be easily addressed - it is time for Ed Davey to act

15 Aug 2014

Government under fire over "misleading" fracking consultation

Greenpeace calls on DECC to re-run consultation on controversial plans to relax fracking trespass rules, as Scottish government objects to proposed changes

15 Aug 2014

UK renewables industry celebrates record start to 2014

Government figures confirm renewables generation was up 43 per cent compared to first quarter of 2013

14 Aug 2014

Are installers betting on Green Deal voucher payments?

Insulation companies say they have been forced to make redundancies because of late payments from Green Deal Home Improvement Fund

13 Aug 2014

Government survey: UK opposition to fracking on the rise

DECC survey reveals declining support for shale gas, as industry survey showing growing support comes under attack

12 Aug 2014

The growing pains of small energy suppliers

Ed Davey has been accused of "dodging green taxes" by switching to a smaller supplier, but what will happen as these challenger companies start to join the mainstream?

08 Aug 2014

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