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November 30, 2015
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Energy-Intensive Industry Given Energy Cost Exemption

The UK Chancellor’s autumn spending review, which followed the government’s “reset” of energy policy one week earlier, focused on energy…
November 23, 2015
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A New Direction for UK Energy Policy

Energy Secretary Amber Rudd delivered a ministerial review of UK energy policy last week, the central focus of which was…
November 16, 2015
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World Energy Outlook Points to Energy Transition

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has published its World Energy Outlook 2015 in which it forecasts how energy supply and…
November 9, 2015
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BP Considers Energy Mix to 2050

BP has published a technology outlook in which it sets out its view on technological developments over the next 35…
November 6, 2015
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New Rules Open Up Competition in Connections

From 30th October, owners of the local electricity networks face new rules that force them to open up to competition…
November 3, 2015
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Renewables Make Up a Quarter of Electricity Generation

Renewables in the UK have gone from strength to strength, making up 25% of electricity generation in the second quarter…
October 26, 2015
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Energy Companies Call for a Global Price for Carbon

Energy companies, global businesses, and heads of state have welcomed the recognition of carbon pricing in the draft negotiating text…
October 20, 2015
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Winter Outlook Report: Margins are “Manageable”

The National Grid’s Winter Outlook report was published last week, following consultation. (more…)
October 15, 2015
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Government Could Close Coal-fired Plants by 2023

The UK government is considering whether to announce the closure off all of its 12 coal-fired power plants by 2023…