Articles tagged with: Policy

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BEIS’ ministerial merry-go-round must grind to a stop

16 Jun 2017, 12:59 • By Liam Stoker
BEIS’ ministerial merry-go-round must grind to a stop

As BEIS prepares for its seventh energy minister in six years, Liam Stoker argues that as long as the government's ministerial merry-go-round continues the green economy is being taken for a ride.

BEIS silent over Clean Growth Plan as minsters come and go

BEIS silent over Clean Growth Plan as minsters come and go

13 Jun 2017, 10:19

The Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has continued its silence over the likely publication of the Clean Growth Plan (CGP) as the traditional reshuffle of energy policy minsters claims Nick Hurd.

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Editor's blog

How UK solar broke records last week

30 May 2017, 11:13 • By Liam Stoker
How UK solar broke records last week

Liam Stoker looks back at the contributing factors to UK solar's record-breaking half-hour last Friday as the industry sets its sights on further landmarks to come this summer.

STA calls for 10GW of solar from the next government

STA calls for 10GW of solar from the next government

18 May 2017, 13:00

The Solar Trade Association (STA) will seek to work with the next government to almost double the UK’s solar capacity by 2022 with an overall aim to reach the Committee on Climate Change’s (CCC) goal of 40GW of solar by 2030.

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Energy storage and the UK industrial strategy: what’s next?

Energy storage and the UK industrial strategy: what’s next?

17 May 2017, 12:55
• By Ian Larive

When Theresa May announced there would be a general election on 8 June, you could forgive the public a weary sigh at the thought of a third trip to the ballot box in as many years. And you could forgive those of us in the battery storage sector for wondering whether an election campaign might slow the industry’s momentum.

BEIS commits to fresh FiT review by the end of the year

BEIS commits to fresh FiT review by the end of the year

10 Apr 2017, 11:21

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has committed to publishing a fresh review of the small-scale feed-in tariff regime by the end of the year, Solar Power Portal can reveal.

Will the EU see RED over UK renewable energy?

Will the EU see RED over UK renewable energy?

7 Apr 2017, 16:32
• By David Pratt

Unverified news broke last week that government officials are working out how to ditch the UK’s renewable energy targets while remaining in Europe’s energy market. David Pratt looks at why Number 10 is pursuing this goal, and why the EU should hold it to account.