Secretary of state for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Andrea Leadsom, spoke to the BEIS Committee on the 15 October, highlighting that the departments “number one priority” is meeting the UK's net zero goal.
Energy companies are lacking any kind of certainty over Brexit and how it will affect the sector, but cannot allow it to have any impact on the “fundamental issue” of climate change and the energy transition, some of Europe’s leading utilities have said.
A no deal Brexit could cause a “significant” increase in electricity prices in Ireland and force some suppliers to exit the market, government documents have revealed.
The government has made the first steps towards designing and implementing its own emissions trading scheme (ETS), paving the way for carbon pricing aligned to that of the European Union to continue post-Brexit.
The policy and legislative gridlock created by Brexit is at risk of costing the UK a leading position in the global electric vehicle market, Peter Kyle MP has said.
A hard Brexit that sees Great Britain fall out of the Internal Energy Market (IEM) could cost consumers as much as £270 million a year, a new report from the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) has claimed.
The government could be making decisions on the future of UK energy without considering their potential to impact consumer bills, according to a House of Lords select committee.
Energy sector calls for 'comprehensive relationship' on energy trading and climate policy post-Brexit
Continued cooperation on energy trading and climate policy should be included in any final Brexit deal between the UK and the European Union, according to trade bodies from both sides of the channel.
Yesterday’s budget has received a largely mixed response, with the government’s commitment to a provisional carbon price in the result of a no-deal Brexit unable to offset those miffed at a lack of concrete low carbon commitments. Here’s what the UK’s clean sectors have had to say.