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Hydraulic fracturing in UK recommended for green light

  • Eversheds LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 17 2012

Today the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has published its report into the seismic tremors which took place near Blackpool last year and Cuadrilla’s hydraulic fracturing activity (hydraulic fracturing is the technology used to extract shale gas

Quarterly Water e-briefing - November 2011

  • Eversheds LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 24 2011

The long awaited transfer to sewerage undertakers of private lateral drains and private sewers finally took place on 1 October 2011

Energy and sustainability briefing: update on the RHI

  • Eversheds LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 14 2011

The RHI was supposed to be launched on 30 September 2011 however, DECC announced shortly before the proposed start of the scheme that as part of the State Aid approval the European Commission had expressed concerns that the large biomass tariff was set too high

Shale gas - a happy new year?

  • Eversheds LLP
  • -
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 5 2012

The 2050 Energy Roadmap published by the European Commission last month recognises shale gas as an energy source that could potentially lessen the EU’s import dependence and play an important part in the EU’s energy mix going forward

UK mandatory emissions reporting for quoted companies

  • Eversheds LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • September 7 2012

The UK government is currently consulting on proposals that will require quoted companies to report on their greenhouse gas emissions in their directors’ reports

Does shale gas have the green light yet in the UK?

  • Eversheds LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 18 2012

Government signals are positive, with the Energy Secretary, Ed Davey, indicating that he hopes to give the green light to shale gas extraction within weeks

Oil & gas e-briefing - UK Government lifts temporary suspension on hydraulic fracturing

  • Eversheds LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • December 13 2012

The Government has lifted the suspension on hydraulic fracturing by announcing today that exploratory hydraulic fracturing for shale gas (“fracking”) can resume in the UK, subject to new controls to mitigate the risks of seismic activity

DECC announce response to RO banding consultation

  • Eversheds LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 25 2012

DECC has today published its widely anticipated decision on the levels of financial support for generating stations from 2013-17 (2014-17 for offshore wind) under the Renewables Obligation (RO

Scottish Government announce consultation on ROC banding review

  • Eversheds LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 24 2011

On 21 October 2011, the Scottish Government published the Consultation on the Renewables Obligation Scotland Banding Review

Local Government Newsletter Issue 74 - CRC

  • Eversheds LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 23 2012

In January 2012 the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) issued draft regulations (The CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme (Allocation of Allowances for Payment) Regulations) which set out details regarding the allocation of allowances for the first phase of CRC