Fracked US gas game changer across the world

14th July 2017

The US is expected to produce a fifth of the world's gas by 2022 and will account for nearly a half of the expected increase in output.

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'Ambitious' plan on carbon after Commons recess

27th June 2017

The Government's long-awaited Carbon Reduction Plan will be published after MPs return from their summer break on September 6. Read More

Tidal power: 'The subsidies can't be guaranteed'

5th July 2017

The new energy minister has given a warning that could stall the Swansea tidal project.

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'Jobs calamity' fear over NuGen and Euratom

13th July 2017

Cumbria would face a jobs calamity if the NuGen project at Moorside collapses, the Commons was told.

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Euratom exit peril for UK's nuclear projects - MPs

12th July 2017

Failure to secure an effective replacement for Euratom will cost jobs and research projects across the UK, according to MPs.

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Ofcom's Nolan: Wind cheaper than Hinkley

30th June 2017

Wind power could be cheaper than Hinkley Point's, Ofcom's chief executive has suggested. Read More

EU wrangle puts UK 2020 cuts target in doubt

3rd July 2017

The European Commission has refused to confirm an understanding with the UK in 2013 on what could be counted towards its 2020 binding national energy savings target.

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Nuclear industry warns on exit from Euratom

27th June 2017

The Conservatives' plans for replacing the inspection functions of Euratom under the proposed nuclear safeguards bill do not go far enough, the industry has warned. Read More

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'Effective' market in energy after Brexit vow

14th July 2017

Ministers will “ensure effective energy market operation and cross-border energy trading” after Brexit.

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Oceans in danger, UK says at UN conference

14th July 2017

The UK Government reaffirmed its belief that climate change and ocean acidification threaten the health of oceans at a United Nations conference.

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Forum for coal power is finally snuffed out

17th July 2017

The Coal Forum, set up by the last Labour government to secure the future of coal generation, is to be wound down. Read More

Swansea lagoon still under consideration

3rd July 2017

The proposal for £1.3bn tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay is still being considered by ministers.

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Renewables nearly 9% of UK energy use

30th June 2017

The UK continues to beat its targets for renewables with 8.9 per cent of final energy consumption coming from such sources in 2016.

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UK tidal power could total 30TWh per year

4th July 2017

Tidal energy from UK and Crown Dependency waters could deliver 20-30 terawatt-hours per year.

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Reeves: Climate is a priority for committee

13th July 2017

The new chair of the business, energy and industrial strategy select committee says climate issues will be a priority. Read More

Brexit paper: Mutual interests on Euratom

13th July 2017

The UK and the Euratom Community have a strong mutual interest in ensuring close co-operation in the future, to harness shared expertise and maximise shared interests, says an official Brexit paper. Read More

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