The UK government has today announced a £90 million investment package for projects focused on reducing emissions from heavy industry and homes.
Ofgem has said that “more thought” is needed on how demand-side response (DSR) units can incorporate limited duration technologies, such as storage, when bidding for Capacity Market contracts.
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.
The long-awaited energy white paper is due to be published in “a matter of weeks”, according to junior energy minister Lord Duncan.
The government is planning to bring the phase-out date for coal generation in the UK forward to 2024.
In the first Oral Questions session for the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) this year, talk quickly turned to net zero, electric vehicles (EV) and clean job growth opportunities.
Renewable generation hit a new record in Q3, producing 38.9% of the UK’s electricity.
The smart meter roll-out is set to miss targets, new research from Frontier Economics on behalf of Energy UK has found.