Liam Stoker reflects on another turbulent week in British politics, one that actually saw some semblance of movement on the green agenda.
Regulators must be given new powers to ensure utility firms invest in sustainable infrastructure or the UK’s net zero emissions by 2050 target is at risk.
Ofgem chief executive designate Jonathan Brearley has said driving decarbonisation will be his “absolute priority” when he takes the hot seat next year.
The Energy Emergencies Executive Committee (E3C) has questioned whether National Grid ESO’s reserve power protocols are “fit for purpose” in its preliminary response to August’s blackout.
Liam Stoker reflects on party conference season in the UK, delving into the climate commitments of all three major political parties before measuring them against the net zero target.
Ofgem warns over slowing decarbonisation as regulator pays out second-highest system balancing costs
Decarbonisation of the UK’s energy supply is slowing, Ofgem has warned, while the cost of balancing the UK’s power system spiked to its second-highest ever in 2017/18.
Jonathan Brearley is to take over as chief executive of UK energy regulator Ofgem, succeeding Dermot Nolan.
Four energy suppliers have been ordered by Ofgem to pay outstanding Renewables Obligations fees by the end of the month or risk having their licences revoked.
Sales of petrol and diesel vehicles could be phased-out by 2035 in new plans revealed by transport secretary Grant Shapps.