Following a spate of price hikes from big six energy suppliers, the government has announced that they will be taking “muscular” action to protect consumers.
All but two EU member states have pledged that no money will be invested in new coal plants from the year 2020, as the bloc works on decarbonising in light of the Paris Climate targets.
A report published by the European Environment Agency has shown that the increasingly rapid rollout of renewable energy sources around the EU has had a major impact on bloc’s greenhouse gas emissions.
The United Nations has ramped up its criticism of the UK government’s approach to the Hinkley Point C nuclear project, going as far as to suggest that work on the plant should be suspended.
A group of MPs across four separate committees have banded together to launch a “super inquiry” into the effects of air pollution on the health of residents of major UK cities.
The Supplemental Balancing Reserve (SBR), a back-up power scheme, that cost a total of £180m over its three year life span has ended without ever being used, according to a new report from the Energy & Climate Intelligence Unit.
Helped by the closure of coal-fired power plants and simultaneous rollout of several renewable generating facilities, the UK’s carbon emissions have fallen to their lowest level since 1894, a new report from Carbon Brief has shown.