On 3 March the Department for Energy and Climate Change ("DECC") launched its consultation on its draft planprogramme to enable future offshore
The Energy Act 2008 (“Energy Act”) established a legislative basis in the UK for permitting the offshore storage of carbon dioxide.
The UK Government has said that its commitment is to "transform the UK's electricity system to ensure that our future electricity supply is secure, low carbon and affordable".
The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) have published their long-trumpeted white paper on the reform of the UK electricity market.
With governments and industries around the world working to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, the clean energy sector is experiencing a boom.
Since rates were confirmed in April the UK Government Feed-in-Tariff scheme (FIT) has provided a viable incentive for homes, communities and businesses to go green with cheaper bills and cash paid for all electricity generated.
Today's entry reveals some of the changes planned to the energy National Policy Statements.
On 27 August 2010 the Department of Energy & Climate Change ("DECC") published a response to the September 2009 consultation on the proposed offshore carbon dioxide storage licensing regime.
As the UK Energy Bill receives Royal Assent, the Government prioritises the issues of tackling market power exploitation, ensuring security of supply, increasing energy efficiency and reducing carbon emissions.
As any reader of this blog should know by now, seven National Policy Statements were issued in draft on 9 November.