Thursday, December 2, 2021

£158m redress agreed for two-year delay to ‘Western Link’ subsea cable

National Grid Electricity Transmission plc (NGET) and Scottish Power Transmission plc (SPT) have agreed to pay a redress package of £158 million for delays...

Water companies make progress in cutting leaks, but some must do better on pollution,...

Water companies have made progress towards meeting challenging targets set by the regulator to tackle issues such as leakage, but some companies’ environmental records...

£18m North of Tyne low carbon investment fund launches

Small and medium-sized businesses, public sector organisations, and community groups developing low carbon projects across Newcastle, Northumberland, and North Tyneside can now access up...

New consultation focuses on mitigating the impact of smart meter customers switching suppliers on...

Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) seeks views on proposals to mitigate the impact of smart meter customers switching suppliers ('churn') on...

Ofwat launches investigation following claims water companies broke the law

Following reports about 'widespread unpermitted releases of sewage into the environment' by water and wastewater companies, Ofwat launched an investigation on 18th of November...

Government announces ‘biggest investment in a generation’ into tidal power

As part of the fourth allocation round of the Contracts for Difference Scheme, the UK government will ensure that £20 million per year will...

New guide to be used to cut emissions of public sector buildings

A new guide to decarbonising public sector buildings and creating a net zero public estate has been launched by the Cabinet Office. The Net Zero...

Ofgem consults on adjustments to the energy price cap

Energy regulator Ofgem has launched five consultations on proposals that seek to ensure that the price cap reflects the costs, risks and uncertainties facing...

New homes and buildings in England will be required to install electric vehicle charge...

New homes and buildings such as supermarkets and workplaces, as well as those undergoing major renovation, will be required to install electric vehicle charge...

Five-year plan to help build Scotland’s hydrogen economy published

A five-year plan to help build Scotland’s hydrogen economy and deliver an ambition for the technology to provide nearly a sixth of Scotland’s energy...