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UK: onshore wind recovered appeal decisions now being released
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 6 2014

In June last year the UK Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government recovered a number of onshore wind planning appeals because they


UK: water abstraction reform
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 30 2014

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has reiterated its commitment to introduce reform of the abstraction licensing regime


DECC publish three consultations on the Coalition’s Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (RHI)
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 21 2012

On the 20 September 2012, DECC published three consultations on the RHI scheme


Contract for Difference - increased budget for first allocation round
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 2 2014

The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has today announced the final budget for the first Contract for Difference (CFD) allocation round


Energy Saving Opportunity Scheme: a new mandatory energy assessment scheme for large undertakings
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 20 2014

ESOS is the UK Government’s implementation of a particular requirement of the Energy Efficiency Directive regarding energy audits. It requires energy


What is a “public authority”? case law update
  • Eversheds LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • March 12 2014

When is a water company a “public authority” for the purposes of the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (the EIRs)? That was a question which


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


The draft Water Bill 2012: extends limitation period for enforcement
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 23 2012

The new draft Water bill was launched by the Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman for pre-legislative scrutiny on 10 July 2012, following its announcement in the Queen’s Speech


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


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