News from the UK Government


New Offshore Wind Farms Will Bring Huge Boost to UK Capacity

Consent was given today by the Government for the construction of two wind farms off the Norfolk Coast with a combined capacity of over 1GW. This means that 6.6GW of offshore wind power is now either operational, under construction or consent...

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Statement on the meeting between Charles Hendry and Irish Energy Minister Pat Rabbitte, Wednesday 20 July

Both Ministers discussed the development of renewable energy trading between the two countries and plans to enhance gas market planning procedures. The Ministers agreed a process to develop a formal Memorandum of Understanding on renewable ener...

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New £2.9 million enterprise research centre will drive SME policy

A partnership to create a new independent £2.9 million enterprise research centre that will help drive Government policy for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in the UK has been announced. The Enterprise Research Centre will help...

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Edward Davey: Climate Change Policies Could Halve Negative Impacts Of Energy Price Shocks

The negative impact that spikes in global oil, gas and coal prices have on the UK could be reduced by over 50% in 2050 as a result of climate change policies, Edward Davey said today. The analysis, produced by Oxford Economics and commissioned...

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DECC Review May 2012

The May edition of the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) Review.   The DECC Review provides a monthly roundup of news and activities from across the Department.  In April, the Clean Energy Ministerial wa...

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