Energy and clean growth minister Claire Perry has attempted to downplay the impact of the ‘standstill’ imposed on the UK’s Capacity Market, courting accusations of dishonesty from the company behind the legal challenge that resulted in the suspension of the scheme.
Recent cuts to the grants available for the purchase of electric vehicles are intended to move the sector away from “buyer subsidy”, according to energy and clean growth minister Claire Perry.
Large energy suppliers are ‘losing the battle’ against the 2020 deadline for the rollout of smart meters, and need to triple their efforts over the next two years, according to consumer group Which?.
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.
EDF Energy is to offer its business customers vehicle-to-grid (V2G) chargers, as well as using them on its own sites, after partnering with charger supplier and technology developer Nuvve.
Liam Stoker offers his view on Green Great Britain Week, a celebration of UK climate successes that the government probably didn't mean to have pockmarked by fracking protests, its own climate watchdog teasing legal action and serious concerns raised over its decarbonisation ambitions.
The smart meter roll-out should be extended to 2023 to address a number of issues that have emerged for consumers, according to Citizens Advice.
The government has confirmed plans to hold new Contracts for Difference (CfD) auctions for offshore and remote island wind projects, with the first to be held in May 2019.
A range of potential flexibility providers, backed by leading energy trade associations, have called on the government to ensure that the next price controls regime incentivises network companies to procure flexibility rather than carry out reinforcements.