Saturday, June 19, 2021

Northern Ireland announces improvements to the Affordable Warmth eligibility criteria

Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey has announced changes to the Affordable Warmth Scheme eligibility criteria to help more households who are in fuel poverty. The changes...

Halogen bulb ban announced

The government has announced plans to end the sale of halogen light bulbs from this September. Legislation being brought forward this month will also include...

New report makes proposals supporting introduction of fusion energy in the UK

A new report has set out how the UK can support the 'rapid and safe' introduction of fusion energy as the technology develops. Fusion is the...

Ofgem consults on package of proposals to help microbusinesses in the retail energy market

Ofgem has launched a statutory consultation confirming their proposals to address a number of key harms faced by microbusinesses in the retail energy market...

Ofwat reviews bioresources market in new consultation

Water regulator Ofwat has launched a consultation on the draft findings of their 2020 review of the bioresources market. Bioresources (or sewage sludge) are the...

One in four consumers plan to buy an electric car in next five years,...

Almost one in four (24%) consumers plan to buy an electric vehicle or plug-in hybrid in the next five years, according to new research. Ipsos...

Ofwat sets out its ambition for PR24

Ofwat has set out its early ambitions for the 2024 price review – sharing ideas on how the sector can meet the challenges it...

New report recommends creating a single social water tariff for England and Wales

The Consumer Council for Water (CCW), has led an independent review into the affordability of water on behalf of the UK and Welsh governments,...

New poll places renewables at the top of Government’s green growth plans

New YouGov poll, commissioned by RenewableUK, shows 'overwhelming' public support for Government prioritising investment in renewable energy over all the other measures outlined by...

UK’s net-zero bill could be £16.7bn lower with flexible energy, according to new report

Investing in flexibility could bring the annual cost of UK net zero down by billions of pounds, new report reveals. Flexibility is defined by Ofgem...