Saturday, April 10, 2021

Scottish generator’s transmission network charges continue to rise, says analysis

Annual Transmission Network Use of System costs for a typical 40MW onshore wind site in Northern Scotland are forecast to rise to £1.28mn by...

£40m Water Breakthrough Challenge will open in May, Ofwat announces

A new competition seeking to encourage innovation for water and wastewater services and drive transformational change for the sector and where entrants can win...

Renewable energy generation outstrips fossil fuels for the first year ever

Statistics released today by the Government show that renewable electricity generation outperformed fossil fuels for the first year ever in 2020, with renewables providing...

Improving Standard Assessment Procedure for homes at heat networks that use recovered heat under...

The government is seeking views on proposals to improve the latest Standard Assessment Procedure (SAP) approach to assessing homes connected to heat networks that...

UK becomes first G7 country to support oil and gas industry energy transition with...

High-skilled oil and gas workers and the supply chain 'will not be left behind in transition to low carbon future' as North Sea Transition...

Projects awarded funding under Local Authority Delivery scheme announced

The Green Homes Grant Local Authority Delivery scheme was launched in August 2020. The £500 million Local Authority Delivery (LAD) Fund, a component of the...

2030 EPC target for privately rented non-domestic buildings under consultation

Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is seeking views on the government's proposed framework to improve implementation and enforcement of the EPC...

Evidence sought on free allocation in the UK Emissions Trading Scheme

The UK government and devolved administrations are seeking evidence on how use of free allocations can better incentivise emissions reduction, and protect energy-intensive, trade-exposed...

Introduction of national policy framework for rating energy and carbon performance of large buildings...

Views are sought on the government’s proposals to introduce a national performance-based policy framework for rating the energy and carbon performance of large commercial...

Changes announced to plug-in car, van and truck grants

The grant scheme for electric cars, vans and trucks has been updated to target less expensive models to allow the scheme’s funding to go further...