The UK government has pulled together stakeholders from across the energy sector to discuss how to ensure the COVID-19 recovery is green.
The government is to conduct a green recovery roundtable as part of a wider series looking into the economic recovery of the UK.
The energy sector has welcomed the decision to postpone the UN climate conference COP26 until 2021 due to COVID-19.
The government is to announce a new auction for both onshore wind and solar power, following a four year block.
Leadership of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has changed hands, with Alok Sharma appointed energy secretary following a cabinet reshuffle yesterday (13 February).
Alok Sharma is to take over as energy secretary and minister for COP26, after Andrea Leadsom was sacked this morning as part of a cabinet reshuffle.