August 21, 2017

Cuadrilla Starts Drilling at UK Shale Gas Site

Cuadrilla, the UK shale gas developer, has started drilling operations at its site in Lancashire. The project has featured frequently in…
August 15, 2017

Government Launches Independent Energy Review

The government has launched an independent energy review to assess how the cost of electricity can be kept as low…
August 8, 2017

No Quick Fix for UK Shale

With declining reserves in the North Sea and the UK becoming effectively a net gas importer, the question of whether…
August 1, 2017

Government Plan to Encourage Energy Storage

Wide ranging reforms for energy storage operators will increase the flexibility of the UK’s energy system and reduce costs to…
July 26, 2017

Delayed Uptake of CCS will Increase Costs by £1-2bn a Year

Delaying the uptake of Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) will increase the cost of meeting the UK’s 2050 carbon target…
July 18, 2017

Future Energy Scenarios Point to High Uptake of Electric Cars

The National Grid has published its Future Energy Scenarios (FES) 2017, which lays out a set of credible pathways for…
July 11, 2017

G20 Communiqué Says Paris Agreement is Irreversible

At the closure of the G20 summit last week, the final declaration stated that the Paris Agreement is irreversible, a…
July 3, 2017
BEIS UK Parliament

BEIS Could Publish Clean Growth Strategy This Autumn

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has called for the new parliament to urgently publish new plans to meet the…
June 26, 2017

ESOS: Enforcement Notices Issued

The Environment Agency (EA) announced last week that 300 Enforcement Notices have been issued for non-compliance with Phase 1 of…