Energy Bill

  • Update - UK urges Europe on 50% ambition on emissions reductions

    … domestic energy mix. The tripling of support available to low carbon electricity through the £7.6bn Levy Control Framework shall provide an immediate boost. And the reforms to the Electricity Market set out in the Energy Bill will incentivise renewables to 2020 beyond, building the low-carbon economy to compete in the green global race. The approach…

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  • Scientists, this is a call to arms over energy policy

    … campaigns and, in the UK, discussions around the recent Energy Bill and internal fighting over the role of renewable energy as well as the cost to the public have put it on the front pages. In other countries, calls for energy independence, reaction to the incident at the Fukushima power plant, and the opening up of resources all contribute to its…

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  • Update UK: Energy Intensive Industries to be Exempted from new Carbon Costs

    … of the exemption is currently being considered by the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) and BIS, who will run a consultation in 2013 once the proposed exemption has been further developed. The exemption will require state aid clearance from the European Commission. A separate £250m scheme to compensate certain energy intensive industries for additional costs associated with the Carbon Price Floor and EU Emissions Trading System is already the subject of a current consultation.…

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  • UK Government sets out plans to cut electricity demand

    …(LEXEGESE) - Cutting the amount of electricity used in Britain’s homes, businesses and industry can be much cheaper than paying firms to supply it; saving money through lower bills and reducing the need for new generation capacity. According to the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), just a 10 per cent reduction in electricity…

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  • UK Energy Bill - Major Reform Ahead

    …(LEXEGESE) The UK Government has reached a "landmark agreement" on energy policy that shall, according UK Energy and Climate Change Secretary, Edward Davey, deliver a clear, durable signal to investors, Astrid Friedrich / With a fifth of the UK’s electricity generating capacity due to close this decade, reforms are needed to provide…

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  • UK: Written Ministerial Statement re Draft Energy Bill

    …• Edward Davey, UK Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change • I am pleased to be publishing a draft of the » Energy Bill today, in order for Pre-Legislative Scrutiny to be carried out on it. The draft Bill includes measures necessary to reform the electricity market to deliver secure, clean and affordable electricity. At the heart of our…

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