Capacity Market scheme accused of making consumers pay conflicting subsidies for highly polluting plants
Landmark report calls on government to carry out impact assessments before handing out any clean energy contracts outside of auction process, but what would the proposed reforms mean for UK renewables?
"It's fairly obvious investors look to politicians for a clear and stable policy framework... It's so obvious that one wonders why a select committee has to point this out to the Treasury"
Imagine if the government had flipped things round and confirmed its carbon targets for the late 2020s before then reforming the capacity market and clean energy subsidies
Government reveals plan to bring forward cleaner capacity market, but will it deliver on decarbonisation goals?
Consultation on reforms to controversial capacity market proposes early auction in January 2017, alongside plans to crackdown on diesel generation and beef up demand side response sector
New Energy UK report based on in-depth interviews with industry executives reveals a sector primed for low-carbon transformation
Biomass power generator says greater competition among sources of clean energy, including biomass, could save the UK up to £2.2bn
In the latest in our Green Business 2022 series, Professor Catherine Mitchell explores what the UK's energy system may look like in six years' time
EEF's Richard Warren looks at how George Osborne could this deliver some much needed stability to the clean energy sector this Spring
Subsidy-free CfDs: a 'great wind farm tax con' or the key to delivering cost-effective decarbonisation?
Renewables industry hits back at attack on subsidy-free CfD proposal, arguing that the only way to deliver a clean and stable energy system at the least cost is to allow all renewables technologies to compete
In the latest in our Green Business 2022, Labour's Lisa Nandy argues the roll out of clean tech will continue in the UK, but the government could make it a whole lot easier
The Hinkley negotiations have gone into injury time, and whatever the outcome the government will end up on the losing side
By purposefully narrowing its clean energy options the government has weakened its negotiating position and increased the risk of the UK missing its climate goals
Davey accuses government of 'butchering UK's renewables on the basis of Alice in Wonderland economics'
Former energy and climate change secretary Ed Davey slams Conservative ministers, as Carbon Brief investigation reveals energy bills likely to be lower than thought in 2020
Latest capacity market auction delivers more than £650m in subsidies to fossil fuel generators, including £155m in funding for new diesel plants
Thinktank criticises subsidy cuts for clean renewable energy while state aids profits for ‘dirtiest form of energy generation available'
State Aid approval granted for plan to turn coal plant into 420MW biomass facility
Energy policy reset yesterday failed to mention biomass, which the energy company has been investing heavily in
The government's long-awaited energy policy reset contained some good news for green business, but it also raised more questions than answers
Future of Contract for Difference auctions assured, as government warns offshore wind will only secure support if it can bring down costs
BusinessGreen rounds up the reaction to the government's long awaited new energy strategy
Energy and Climate Change Secretary's Energy Policy Reset speech - in full
Green groups welcome plan from Energy and Climate Change Secretary to close coal power plants that fail to install carbon capture technology within a decade
Reports detail Energy Secretary's plan to prioritise keeping the lights on, fueling fears decarbonisation efforts could be jeopardised
Nina Skorupska of the REA fears the government is edging towards a scenario where new gas plants are subsidised and key renewable energy technologies are frozen out of the market