As part of the new UK Prime Minister's cabinet reshuffle Greg Clark, the former Communities Secretary, has been announced as the Secretary of State
Every three years, as a condition of State aid approval, the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has to review the feed-in tariff (FIT)
Feed In Tariffs (FITs) are a support payment for electricity generated from small scale low-carbon sources to help the UK meet its climate change and renewable energy targets.
The Energy Bill received Royal Asset on 18th October 2011, passing into law as the Energy Act 2011 (the “Act”).
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 six National Policy Statements relating to the energy sector have been designated today after being debated and approved by the House of Commons yesterday.
On Tuesday 12 July 2011, Chris Huhne, the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, presented his much anticipated White Paper, “Planning our electric future: a White Paper for secure, affordable and low-carbon electricity”, to Parliament.
The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) have published their long-trumpeted white paper on the reform of the UK electricity market.
The National Policy Statement for Gas Supply Infrastructure and Gas and Oil Pipelines (EN-4) (the Gas and Oil NPS) clarifies issues raised in response to the original draft of November 2009 and the revised draft of October 2010.
The approval version of the Overarching Energy NPS (EN-1) was laid before Parliament on 23 June 2011 following the conclusion of the second consultation on the revised draft in January 2011.