Energy prices have just hit the headlines again, this time with the grim news that soaring costs have pushed inflation to a 40-year high. Many UK businesses have been struggling since the autumn because of the drastic change in the energy-buying landscape.
The Queen’s Speech has taken place; now’s the ideal time to review the energy and low carbon agenda within.
If we act quickly, we can still avoid catastrophe. Scientists are hopeful that if we can cut global emissions in half by 2030 and reach net zero by the middle of this century, we can halt and possibly reverse the rise in temperatures.
This week wholesale energy prices hit a record high, going over £100 per megawatt hour of energy. If you’re a UK business, energy market volatility has serious consequences for your bottom line. Most high-volume corporate energy users without a robust energy strategy are now facing a 30% increase in energy costs.
The UK government’s COP26 to-do list is large, and the reality of the UK’s progress on emissions cuts is lagging behind the ambition. As we prepare to host this crucial climate conference, what should we doing to prove that our goals are realistic?
This year marks the 30th year of wind energy generation in the UK. From 10 turbines in Cornwall, a site now owned by Good Energy, to the recent install of Ørsted’s 1000th, located in the North Sea.
Renewable electricity grew at its fastest rate last year with solar and wind power set to become the new normal going forward, according to a new report by the International Energy Agency.
We’ve kicked off the New Year with more practical advice on SECR, and taken a look at how reporting rules could tighten in the future. We’ve also made a checklist of the 8 green policy announcements expected this year, to help businesses get prepared.
A remarkable American U turn is coming. CNN reports that President-elect Joe Biden plans to sign roughly a dozen executive orders, including rejoining the Paris climate accord on his first day in office.
From looking at wind farms to biomass energy generation, BBC’s Power Britain has given great insight to those of us who don’t live and breathe energy…
- Johnson, Truss and Sharma join calls to lift onshore wind ban 30 November 2022
- Autumn Budget 2022: the energy and carbon takeaways 17 November 2022
- Government publishes scope of Energy Bill Relief Scheme review 17 November 2022
- How will COP27 influence UK climate policy? 28 November 2022
- COP27: 200+ business and civil society voices pledge urgent support for 1.5C 17 November 2022
- New ‘gold standard’ for corporate net zero transition plans launched 10 November 2022