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An overview of the Energy White Paper 2007
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 5 2007

The DTI published the Energy White Paper on 23 May 2007


Water companies: not public authorities under Environmental Information Regulations
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 13 2011

The Upper Tribunal (Administrative Appeals Chamber), in Smartsource Drainage & Water Reports Limited ("Smartsource") v The Information Commissioner, has upheld the decision of the Information Commissioner ("IC") and found that privatised water and sewerage companies do not fall within the definition of public authorities for the purposes of the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 ("the Regulations"


Review of the carbon price floor
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 31 2011

In the 2011 Budget, the Chancellor announced the implementation of a minimum carbon price or "carbon price floor" for electricity generation companies, making the UK the first country in the world to adopt such measures


Carrots and sticks - improving energy efficiency of non-domestic buildings
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 1 2016

Both the Scottish and the UK Governments have produced regulations that are intended to improve the energy efficiency of existing buildings in the UK


How carbon capture ready are you?
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 5 2009

We may have to accept that production from the North Sea has reached its peak, but there are still clear opportunities available as new and more innovative carbon abatement technologies such as carbon capture and storage (CCS) develop


Making the most of onshore wind assets
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 6 2016

Currently there is about 210 MW of operating onshore wind capacity that is older than 15 years, but by 2020 this figure will grow to nearly 1,000 MW


A real shift of power in the control of Scotland's seas?
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 14 2009

Following public lobbying by the Scottish Government, Westminster made the announcement on 27 November 2008 that powers for planning and nature conservation in the marine area out to the 200 nautical mile territorial limit are to be executively devolved


Brexit Analysis Bulletin Rural
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 1 2016

The questions raised by the Brexit vote in the EU Referendum remain numerous and diverse; funding arrangements, trade deals, food regulation


"20 20 by 2020" - more than a political gimmick?
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 26 2008

The draft EU Renewables Directive has a target of achieving "20 20 by 2020"


Unconventional oil and gas business rates in England
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 14 2014

On 13 January 2014, the Government announced that councils in England can expect to receive millions of pounds in business rates from shale gas