The recent Energy and Climate Change Committee report published on 17 June, concluding that a change is required in the way the UK energy system is
A Report by the Energy and Climate Change Committee finds that the Conservative Government's string of unexpected energy policy changes,
The Energy Act 2013 (the Act) received Royal Assent on 18 December 2013, with most of the key parts in the Act taking immediate effect. A number of
The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) in the United Kingdom published its response to its "Consultation on proposals to enhance the
On 29 November 2012, the Department for Energy and Climate Change published the long awaited Energy Bill which sets out provisions that aim, among other things, to incentivise investment in low carbon electricity generation (ie renewables, fossil fuels with carbon capture and storage, and nuclear).
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.
On 2 May 2012 the Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) issued a Call for Evidence acknowledging the importance of gas to the UK's energy mix, and seeking views on the role of gas in the electricity market as decarbonisation progresses and how barriers to investment in gas-fired generation can be tackled.
The UK feed-in tariff (FIT) scheme was introduced in the United Kingdom in April 2010, under the Energy Act 2008, to encourage households and businesses to operate small scale (less than 5MW) low carbon electricity generation facilities.
The High Court (Mr Justice Mitting) has held that proposals by the Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) to reduce the level of feed-in tariffs (FITs) payable to the owners of small solar power systems are unlawful.
Announced the same day as the Ontario Power Authority’s review of the Ontario Feed-in Tariff program, the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) announced the start of its review of its Feed-in Tariffs scheme (FITs) on October 31, 2011 by releasing a comprehensive review document and requesting responses in respect of its solar PV program.