Wednesday, January 19, 2022

UK government seeks views on new oil and gas climate checkpoint

The UK government has launched a consultation on the design of a new climate compatibility checkpoint for the oil and gas industry. The checkpoint will...

New energy strategy announced for Northern Ireland

Economy Minister Gordon Lyons has launched a new energy strategy for Northern Ireland. Titled 'Path to Net Zero Energy', the new strategy sets out a...

Changes to the plug-in grant scheme announced

The government has announced that the grant scheme for zero-emission vehicles has been updated to target less expensive models to allow the scheme’s funding...

Ofwat publishes State of the Market report

The fourth annual State of the Market Report, published today by water regulator Ofwat, concludes that while business customers who are active and engage...

Welsh Deputy Minister sets out ambitions following deep dive review into renewable energy

Deputy Climate Change Minister Lee Waters has published the findings of an intensive deep dive review into renewable energy in Wales. The Deputy Minister promised...

Contracts for Difference opens for applications

The fourth round of the Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme, which aims to secure 12GW of electricity capacity, has opened for applications today. Contracts for...

Ofwat backs further exploration into ideas and partnerships to help keep taps running

Ofwat has confirmed its backing for nine water companies to progress with the investigation of innovative ideas and partnerships to help bring water to...

MOSL announces winners of Market Improvement Fund debut round

MOSL, the market operator of the non-household retail water market, have announced the winners of the first round of the Market Improvement Fund. The fund,...

New inquiry focuses on energy pricing and future of energy market

Following unprecedented surges in wholesale energy prices since the summer and with a number of firms going out of business, Business, Energy and Industrial...

Ofwat sets out options to protect customers from water company financing risk

Water regulator Ofwat has put forward options to strengthen water companies’ financial resilience in a new discussion paper. The options are designed to require...