Large power companies will have less influence on some industry rules in future after Ofgem agreed changes to the way the rules are governed – two years after proposals for the change were first put forward.
The Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) has decided that Friends of the Earth can claim on its website that “Fracking is incompatible with tackling climate change” and “Fracking risks contaminating groundwater”.
Regulators in the energy, water, telecoms and financial service sectors take different and often inconsistent approaches to tackling consumer issues and have not made enough progress in working together, according to a new report from the Public A
AMP Clean Energy, Limejump, Powervault and Moixa are the winners in an auction held by UK Power Networks that will deliver 18.1MW of flexibility on its distribution network.
“Further change is needed to deliver an energy system fit for the future,” BEIS and Ofgem have told energy networks, in a letter asking them to go further and faster in accommodating distributed and flexible energy assets and promoting new markets
Ireland’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is prosecuting ESB over the temperature of cooling water discharged earlier this summer into the River Shannon from its peat-burning 100MW Lough Ree power plant in County Longford.
Shell has claimed the UK’s first 150kW electric vehicle charger on a forecourt, at a Shell/Waitrose site in Battersea, London. The new charger is a part of Shell Recharge, Shell’s on-forecourt electric vehicle charging service.
EV charging network Engenie has announced plans to invest £35 million to install 2,000 new rapid charge points in the UK by 2024.
Up to 1,000 electric vehicle owners will be offered financial incentives to charge their vehicle off-peak in a new trial of a market-led approach to smart charging.
Government has to embed the net-zero policy across all levels and departments of government, with strong leadership at the centre, if it is to be delivered, according to the Committee on Climate Change (CCC).