Articles tagged with: Brexit

UK rejoins EY renewables attractiveness index top ten

UK rejoins EY renewables attractiveness index top ten

16 May 2017, 11:04

The UK has rejoined the top ten most attractive countries for investment in renewables according to 'Big Four' consultancy EY’s latest index, marking the first increase in its placing since 2013.

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.

Budget 2017: The renewables reaction

Budget 2017: The renewables reaction

9 Mar 2017, 09:32

The renewable economy reacts to chancellor Philip Hammond's 2017 spring budget, which offered scant information for the direction of the UK's energy policy moving forward.

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Five talking points from Solar Finance & Investment Europe 2017

3 Feb 2017, 11:31 • By Liam Stoker
Five talking points from Solar Finance & Investment Europe 2017

Liam Stoker recaps five of the key themes that were discussed during this week's Solar Finance & Investment Europe conference, including how much UK solar capacity is up for grabs, Brexit, storage and where the smart money is going next.

UK Solar year in review: July to August

UK Solar year in review: July to August

21 Dec 2016, 11:09

As an intriguing year for UK solar concludes, Solar Power Portal looks back at some of the most interesting, popular and important news stories of the last 12 months. Today, we look at July to August.

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Renewables can be the ace industry up Hammond’s sleeve

21 Nov 2016, 15:48 • By Liam Stoker
Renewables can be the ace industry up Hammond’s sleeve

Liam Stoker analyses why in the UK's renewables sector, chancellor Philip Hammond has an industry that can survive and flourish in a post-Brexit Britain as long as he is prepared to support it in Wednesday's Autumn Statement.

SEUK: Unity and clarity needed following Brexit vote says REA chief

SEUK: Unity and clarity needed following Brexit vote says REA chief

7 Oct 2016, 12:41

The renewable energy industry needs to unite to pressure government to provide clarity over the future of UK policy following the Brexit vote, according to REA chief executive Nina Skorupska CBE who delivered a keynote speech on the second day of Clean Energy Live.

Brexit is opportunity for UK to lead on energy storage, says MP

Brexit is opportunity for UK to lead on energy storage, says MP

15 Sep 2016, 10:18

The UK’s Brexit referendum has provided an opportunity for the UK to look outwards and become a pioneer for an energy storage revolution, according to MP Peter Aldous, who also chairs the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Energy Storage.

CBI calls for ‘continuity and stability’ in new energy policy

CBI calls for ‘continuity and stability’ in new energy policy

26 Jul 2016, 11:16

The UK government needs to provide “continuity and stability” in its energy and climate change policy according to the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), which has called on Greg Clark to pick up the baton left by former energy secretary Amber Rudd.

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.