The new normal for Whitehall

The new normal for Whitehall

22 Jul 2016, 12:22
• By David Pratt

As the days pass from the scrapping of DECC from Whitehall in favour of the new business, energy and industrial strategy (BEIS) department, few details have trickled through about how the new branch of government will operate. David Pratt examines what we do know and what remains to be seen as parliament heads off for the summer.

Solar movers and shakers 21 July 2016

Solar movers and shakers 21 July 2016

21 Jul 2016, 14:23

Solar Power Portal runs through this week’s people news from within UK solar including changes at the top of Anesco and Absolute Solar and Wind, as well as the likely new ministerial appointments to the energy brief at the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.

Pressure begins to build on new government department

Pressure begins to build on new government department

18 Jul 2016, 09:00

The government is facing calls for clarity after a coalition of 30 trade bodies, NGOs, pressure groups and think tanks signed an open letter to the new secretary of state for business, energy and industrial strategy, urging him to confirm the UK’s 2020 climate change commitments.

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The end of Amber, now for green Greg

The end of Amber, now for green Greg

15 Jul 2016, 10:37
• By Liam Stoker

Liam Stoker discusses the final hours of DECC and just how tall a task Greg Clark has on his hands at the newly-formed BEIS.