Energy secretary Alok Sharma has said the energy white paper will “hopefully” be published this autumn.
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.