Carbon and Climate

January 22, 2019

BEIS Consults on a Smart Export Guarantee Scheme for Small-Scale Generators

On 8 January, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) launched an eight-week consultation on a new legislative…
January 15, 2019

UK Ranked Second for Action on Climate Change

Denmark, the UK, and Canada rank as the top three countries transforming their energy systems to combat climate change. This…
January 8, 2019

Low-carbon Generation Hits a Record High

Low-carbon generation hit a record high in Q3 2018, according to recent government figures. In total, 56% of electricity was…
December 4, 2018

COP24 Seeks to Set Action on Climate Change

Negotiators from 200 nations are convening in Poland this week to discuss action on climate change. (more…)
November 20, 2018

The Move from CRC to SECR

The Environment Agency (EA) has confirmed that the 2018/19 year is now officially the final compliance year of the CRC…
October 30, 2018

Canada Introduces Federal Carbon Pricing

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced that Canada will implement a revenue-neutral carbon tax from 2019. The tax will be…
October 9, 2018

Is a Zero Emissions Target More Probable?

Earlier this year, the government indicated that it could tighten its carbon emissions target with the aim of reaching net-zero…
September 25, 2018

Does Hydrogen Present an Opportunity for Decarbonisation?

A new report from Policy Exchange, Fuelling the Future, considers the contribution hydrogen can make to the energy transition. The…
September 18, 2018

CCL Increase: A Reminder

Looking ahead to the next financial year, one of the cost changes to allow for is the increase to the…