Dept of Energy and Climate Change

Syndicate content
Updated: 18 min 12 sec ago

Press release: New long-term plan to safely dispose of radioactive waste

6 hours 54 min ago
Today the Government launched a new long-term plan to deal permanently with the country’s radioactive waste.

Statement to Parliament: Publication of Implementing Geological Disposal White Paper 2014

6 hours 54 min ago
Statement by Edward Davey on the publication of a white paper on geological disposal.

Press release: Biomass calculator launched

8 hours 56 min ago
Launch of scientific calculator that investigates the impact on carbon emissions of biomass sourced from North America to produce electricity.

Press release: Over £200 million boost for renewables

10 hours 56 min ago
Renewable energy projects to compete for a budget of over £200 million a year, as part of reforms to the electricity market.

Press release: Green Deal Home Improvement Fund reaches £50 million milestone in six weeks

Tue, 22/07/2014
An impressive response to the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund has seen more than £43million worth of vouchers issued.

Statement to Parliament: Future fuel poverty framework: target, strategy and advisory group

Tue, 22/07/2014
Written Ministerial Statement by Edward Davey on the future fuel poverty framework.

Press release: Cutting the cost of keeping warm to tackle fuel poverty

Tue, 22/07/2014
Future governments will be required by law to help fight fuel poverty.

Statement to Parliament: Review of the Fourth Carbon Budget

Tue, 22/07/2014
Statement by Edward Davey on the Fourth Carbon Budget

News story: New world refrigerator ecodesign investigation

Thu, 17/07/2014
Conclusion to the NMO investigation of energy labelling on refrigerators reveals abuses of tolerances.

Speech: Speech to the CBI Energy Conference 2014

Thu, 17/07/2014
Edward Davey speech to the CBI Energy Conference 2014.

Press release: Boost for business energy efficiency and electricity sector investment

Thu, 17/07/2014
Business, industry and other organisations will get help to cut their energy costs with £10 million available this year to improve efficiency and reduce energy demand.

Press release: UK calls for major changes to EU’s “cap and trade” emissions system

Wed, 16/07/2014
The UK is calling for major reforms to improve the emissions “cap and trade” system put in place by the European Union since 2005 to tackle climate change.

Press release: Government commits £15m to kickstart new regulator in response to Wood Review

Wed, 16/07/2014
The Government today announced it would contribute short term funding of £15 million over five years to help kickstart the establishment of a new regulatory body for the UK’s offshore oil and gas industry.

Press release: Rampion offshore wind farm gets go ahead from Government, supporting over 750 jobs

Wed, 16/07/2014
Rampion offshore wind farm off the coast of Sussex has today been given consent from the government to go ahead.

News story: Edward Davey statement on DECC's new ministers

Tue, 15/07/2014
Edward Davey's statement following the appointment of new DECC ministers Matthew Hancock and Amber Rudd.

News story: £500,000 investment energises renewable energy community groups

Mon, 14/07/2014
Over £500,000 has been assigned to help rural community energy projects across England.

Speech: Speech to the Smart Energy GB Launch Event

Wed, 09/07/2014
Secretary of State Edward Davey speech to the Smart Energy GB Launch Event.

News story: Dramatic fall in cost of running household goods

Wed, 09/07/2014
Energy efficient household appliances lead to drop in electricity consumption.

News story: Southern Corridor on the agenda as Fallon visits Azerbaijan

Wed, 09/07/2014
Discussions about the progress of the Southern Corridor (SC) gas pipeline route will be on the agenda when Michael Fallon visits Azerbaijan this week.

News story: DECC encourages families to act now on energy efficiency with Green Deal Home Improvement Fund

Tue, 08/07/2014
The Green Deal Home Improvement Fund has issued £25 million in its first four weeks and DECC is encouraging households to act now to get money back for their home improvements.