Energy Bill Receives Royal Assent

The UK government’s flagship Energy Bill became law today, enshrining in statute a raft of new powers intended to [...]

Decarbonisation Target Narrowly Defeated in British Commons Energy Bill Vote

A bid to include a target to decarbonise the UK’s electricity generation by 2030 was narrowly defeated in the [...]

U.K. Says Energy Law to Bring ‘Massive’ Cut in Pollution

Energy Secretary Ed Davey urged lawmakers to back away from immediately imposing targets for carbon emission from U.K. power [...]

Wind power still gets lower public subsidies than fossil fuel tax breaks

Public subsidies for the development of wind power in the UK are dwarfed by the tax breaks enjoyed by fossil fuels, a [...]

UK: New planning policy afoot at district council

A NEW planning policy to determine how East Lindsey District Council’s planning officers approach wind turbine developments is being [...]

UK: Renewables policy overhaul promises “clean, green, secure energy”

The government has today unveiled long-awaited changes to the UK’s renewable energy subsidy regime, proposing new support levels for [...]