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This week's headlines: the Chancellor has been criticised for a lack of action on climate change in his spending review; more industry co-ordination has been called for to help flexibility achieve its full potential; and Engie are fined for manipulating wholesale gas prices.
10 09 2019
News article - 10 September 2019
This week's headlines: a committee of MPs has warned the UK is not on track to achieve its net zero target; lightning is blamed for the major power cut earlier this month; and the UK may have much lower shale gas reserves than previously thought.
27 08 2019
News article - 27 August 2019
This week's headlines: the next Contracts for Difference (CfD) bidding window has been extended following a legal challenge; Government define the scope of the inquiry into the power cut which occurred earlier this month; and The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) outline how gas can help the UK transition to Net Zero.
20 08 2019
News article - 20 August 2019
This week's headlines: Government order a review into last Friday's power cut; the widest range of organisations ever to come together in support of onshore wind has called on the new Energy Minister to support development of the technology; and The London School of Economics has described a UK Emissions Trading System as the 'worst outcome' post-Brexit.
13 08 2019
News article - 13 August 2019
This week's headlines: costs of lithium-ion battery storage are set to halve by 2030; the last coal-fired power station in Wales is marked for closure; and new figures reveal that the UK installed more offshore wind than any other country in the first half of 2019.
06 08 2019
News article - 6 August 2019