Energy Bill

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

    …(LEXEGESE) - On 28 May 2013, the UK Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Edward Davey challenged Europe to set their emissions reduction target to 50% by 2030 on 1990 levels as part of an ambitious global deal to tackle climate change in 2015. The UK considers itself a global leader in tackling climate change and it wants to maintain…

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

    … change, this is a relatively new phenomenon. People do not yet have established opinions on future energy solutions. But the processes by which uncertainty and disengagement evolve are beginning to set in. That is why the time is right for scientists to take ownership of the debate on energy policy, before political squabbling and inconsistent coverage…

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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

    … - payments for each kWh saved through energy saving measures installed such as energy efficient lighting. An energy supplier obligation in the non domestic sector – ensuring energy suppliers deliver a specific target of electricity demand reduction in the non-domestic sector to complement the Energy Company Obligation to reduce carbon emissions…

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  • UK Energy Bill - Major Reform Ahead

    … excessive gas import dependency by increasing the amount of electricity coming from renewables from 11% today to around 30% by 2020, as well as supporting new nuclear power and carbon capture and storage commercialisation. Background Information Contracts for Difference (CfDs) A new mechanism that will be introduced via the Energy Bill. CfDs…

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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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