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13-12-2012 New controls announced for shale gas exploration
Energy and Climate Change Secretary Edward Davey today announced that exploratory hydraulic fracturing (fracking) for shale gas can resume in the UK, subject to new controls to mitigate the risks of seismic activity.
13-12-2012 Key milestone for smart meters rollout
Plans for the installation of smart meters for millions of homes and businesses in Great Britain took a step forward with the publication of Government decisions on rules for consumer engagement, privacy, and security.
11-12-2012 CRC simplified to save businesses millions of pounds
The CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme (CRC) will be dramatically simplified in order to save participating businesses and public sector organisations millions of pounds in administrative costs.
29-11-2012 An Energy Bill to power low-carbon economic growth, protect consumers and keep the lights on.....
the Bill sets out radical reforms to the design of the electricity market that will kick-start a renaissance in construction of low-carbon energy infrastructure and in low-carbon manufacturing supply-chains
12-11-2012 Government heralds energy efficiency revolution
A transformation in the way energy is used across the UK economy could help boost growth and jobs, and investing in energy efficiency could save up to 22 power stations-worth of energy by 2020, according to the Government's Energy Efficiency Strategy published today.
09-11-2012 Third sector organisations in the area of Cambridge to participate in GoGreen Pilot'12
An interesting project has been developed called GoGreen Pilot'12 aimed at improving the environmental practices of 12 organisations in the third sector and social enterprises in the area of Cambridgeshire.
18-10-2012 Take control of your energy with E.ON and the Low Carbon Business Programme
The Low Carbon Business Programme has been working with E.ON UK to see how we can jointly support businesses in the Thames Gateway South Essex region in lowering their energy costs.
11-10-2012 Ed Davey acts on Scottish energy issues
Scottish clean energy generators and Scottish energy consumers are the focus of announcements being made today by UK Energy and Climate Change Secretary Edward Davey in a keynote address to the Low Carbon Investment Conference in Edinburgh.
09-10-2012 £2million bioenergy scheme opens to applications
Entrepreneurs across the nation are being invited to bid for a share of £2million aimed at spurring on innovation in bioenergy.
02-10-2012 Power station consent turns waste to energy
Consent was given today by the Government for the construction of a 60MW energy from waste generating station in Cheshire.
01-10-2012 Next steps on Renewable Heat
Support for renewable heat hots up with the publication of three consultations on the Coalition
23-08-2012 £16million for carbon cutting entrepreneurs
Low carbon innovation is today being given a big injection of cash with the launch of a £16million fund for entrepreneurs to develop new ideas.
09-08-2012 Important next steps for the Green Deal
A £7m loan from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) to The Green Deal Finance Company (TGDFC) has been agreed today that will allow TGDFC to continue developing its offer of low cost finance, expected to be available early in 2013.
09-08-2012 DECC scraps unnecessary regulations as part of the Red Tape Challenge
Minister of State for Energy, Charles Hendry, has announced the scrapping of 86 regulations and a further 48 improved regulatory regimes, whilst keeping protections as strong as ever.
25-07-2012 Renewable energy to bring £25bn of investment into UK economy - Davey
Changes to subsidies for renewable electricity could incentivise between £20 billion and £25 billion of new investment in the economy between 2013 and 2017.
23-07-2012 Providing certainty for Feed-in Tariffs and the Renewable Heat Incentive
Greater certainty for investors in renewable heat and small scale electricity technologies and a fair deal for consumers were delivered today by Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker, as he clarified future arrangements for Feed-in Tariffs and the Renewable Heat Incentive.
09-07-2012 New offshore wind farms will bring huge boost to UK capacity
Consent has been given by the Government for the construction of two wind farms off the Norfolk Coast with a combined capacity of over 1GW. This means that 6.6GW of offshore wind power is now either operational, under construction or consented in the UK.
15-06-2012 CIP Eco-innovation funds
The 2012 CIP Eco-innovation call for proposals is now open. Eco-innovation is about reducing our environmental impact and making better use of resources. Developing products, techniques, services and processes that reduce CO2 emissions, use resources efficiently, promote recycling etc.
12-06-2012 Government sets out next steps for Green Deal
The Government has set out secondary legislation that will give industry the green light to bring the Green Deal energy efficiency market into operation, alongside measures to strengthen consumer protection, reduce industry burdens, and implement the Energy Company Obligation (ECO)
07-06-2012 PM agrees major energy partnership with Norway, bringing secure energy and jobs
Prime Minister David Cameron and the Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg today agreed a landmark energy partnership between the UK and Norway designed to secure affordable and sustainable long term energy supplies.

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