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News story: Leading offshore wind suppliers invest in TAG Energy facility in Teesside

4 hours 15 sec ago
Leading offshore wind suppliers, EEW SPC of Germany and Bladt Industries of Denmark plan to invest up to £20-£25m in TAG energy, creating up to 350 jobs in the local area.

Press release: UK pledges to help hardest hit by climate change

Thu, 20/11/2014
The UK has committed up to £720 million to the Green Climate Fund, joining other major economies to help developing countries adapt to climate change and go low-carbon.

News story: Energy efficiency in rural homes increases by almost 3000% in six months

Thu, 20/11/2014
People in rural areas living in draughty homes will be a lot cosier this winter thanks to government action.

Press release: Taking pollution out of our power stations

Tue, 18/11/2014
Minister of State for Energy, Matthew Hancock, signed an agreement with Canada to work together on research and knowledge sharing for carbon capture and storage (CCS).

Speech: Speech at the Europe-Canada Energy Summit

Tue, 18/11/2014
Speech by Matthew Hancock on how the strength of the UK-Canada relationship is allowing us to face global energy challenges together.

News story: #BackClimateAction tweetathon

Fri, 14/11/2014
The UN, Microsoft and the WildlifeTrusts will be among a huge number of national and international organisations taking part in a global ‘tweetathon’ on climate change – and they want you to take part.

Speech: Energy Priorities

Thu, 13/11/2014
Energy priorities speech by Energy Minister, Matthew Hancock.

Press release: Communities can create their own power stations

Thu, 13/11/2014
The Urban Community Energy Fund has been launched today, giving community groups in England the opportunity to bid for grants of up to £20,000, or loans of up to £130,000.

News story: Statement on US-China climate deal

Wed, 12/11/2014
Statement by the Secretary of State, Edward Davey on the US-China climate deal announcement.

Speech: Speech to RenewableUK

Wed, 12/11/2014
Edward Davey addresses the RenewableUK conference in Manchester.

Press release: Skilling up shale: First national UK onshore oil and gas college announced

Wed, 12/11/2014
Announcement of first national UK onshore oil and gas college.

News story: More households can benefit from renewable heating

Mon, 10/11/2014
More social landlords and their tenants could soon be benefitting from renewable heating, helping them have warmer homes and lower bills.

Speech: The Association of Directors of Environment, Economy, Planning & Transport Annual Conference

Fri, 07/11/2014
Speech by Energy Minister Matthew Hancock to the ADEPT conference 2014.

Press release: Flagship Walney offshore wind farm one step closer to expansion

Fri, 07/11/2014
Walney Extension offshore wind farm in the Irish Sea has been given consent from the government to go ahead.

Statement to Parliament: Annual Energy Statement 2014

Thu, 06/11/2014
Edward Davey on the publication of the Government’s Annual Energy Statement 2014.

Press release: Warmer homes, secure supplies and lower bills

Thu, 06/11/2014
Household energy bills this year are an average £90 lower than they would otherwise have been, thanks to the impact of Government energy policies.

Press release: Andy Samuel new chief executive of Oil & Gas Authority as new North Sea licence blocks announced

Thu, 06/11/2014
Andy Samuel, currently Managing Director of BG Group’s Exploration and Production in Europe, has been appointed as the chief executive of the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA).

Statement to Parliament: Appointment of Chief Executive of the Oil and Gas Authority

Thu, 06/11/2014
Statement by Edward Davey on the appointment of Andy Samuel as Chief Executive Officer of the OGA.

Statement to Parliament: Wood Review Call for Evidence

Thu, 06/11/2014
Statement by Edward Davey on the publication of the Wood Review Call for Evidence.

Statement to Parliament: Offshore Licensing Round

Thu, 06/11/2014
Statement by Edward Davey on the Offshore Licensing Round.