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Press release: UK energy statistics: 2014 provisional data

Thu, 26/02/2015
December 2014 statistics that allow a provisional assessment to be made of trends in energy production, transformation and consumption in 2014.

News story: Energy trends and prices statistical release: 26 February 2015

Thu, 26/02/2015
The latest provisional monthly energy statistics produced by the Department of Energy and Climate Change were released on 26 February 2015 according to the arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority.

Press release: World-leading auctions to provide major green electricity boost

Thu, 26/02/2015
World-leading competitive auctions have led to contracts being offered to 27 renewable electricity projects, which together could power 1.4m homes, comparable to the number of households in Wales.

Press release: Government invests £25 million in game-changing green technologies

Wed, 25/02/2015
Forty new technologies have won funding through the first round of Innovate UK’s Energy Catalyst.

Press release: New North Sea regulator issues urgent call to action

Wed, 25/02/2015
Responding to the Secretary of State’s commission to assess the impact of the sharp decline in global oil prices on the UK oil and gas industry, Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) Chief Executive, Dr Andy Samuel today published his initial findings and issued an urgent call to action for industry, Government and the regulator.

News story: Joint Ministerial Statement on EU Emissions Trading System reform

Mon, 23/02/2015
Nine EU ministers, including Edward Davey, have signed a letter calling for reform to the EU Emissions Trading System.

News story: #BackClimateAction image competition

Tue, 17/02/2015
This is your opportunity to use photography to tell your climate change story.

Press release: Hundreds of jobs could be created in Yorkshire and Humberside by a major wind farm

Tue, 17/02/2015
An offshore wind project has today been given the go ahead that is expected to support up to 900 green jobs in Yorkshire and Humberside

Press release: Switch to save - £2.7 billion up for grabs by switching energy supplier

Mon, 16/02/2015
By shopping around and taking advantage of the best energy deals on the market, millions of people can save around £200 - and some can save even more.

News story: Nicola Hodson appointed to Gas and Electricity Markets Authority

Fri, 13/02/2015
Nicola Hodson has been appointed to the Gas and Electricity Markets Authority (GEMA) for 5 years, DECC today confirmed.

News story: Infrastructure Act will get Britain building

Thu, 12/02/2015
Infrastructure Act becomes law.

Speech: Keynote speech at Cleantech Innovate London showcase event

Thu, 12/02/2015
Amber Rudd keynote speech at Cleantech Innovate London showcase event.

News story: GDHIF release 1 vouchers to be extended to 31 March 2015

Mon, 09/02/2015
DECC is extending vouchers from the first release of the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund (GDHIF) until Tuesday 31 March 2015.

Press release: Environment Agency grants shale gas permit for Roseacre Wood

Fri, 06/02/2015
Environment Agency grants Cuadrilla environmental permits for shale gas exploration. Strong environmental standards are in place.

Press release: Renters and landlords to enjoy warmer properties and cheaper bills

Thu, 05/02/2015
Up to 1 million tenants renting from a private landlord can look forward to warmer homes that cost less to heat, under new government plans.

News story: Organisations benefit from UK’s first ever auction to reduce demand on electricity

Wed, 04/02/2015
Organisations up and down the country have been awarded a total of £1.28m for capacity totalling 5,589kW as part of the UK’s first ever auction to reduce demand for electricity at peak times.

News story: Find out how renewable heating could help you have a warmer home

Tue, 03/02/2015
The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) team will be attending a series of roadshows to explain how renewable heat could be the smarter way to heat your home.

News story: UK’s first ever auction to reduce demand on electricity takes place today

Thu, 29/01/2015
The UK’s first ever Electricity Demand Reduction (EDR) auction is taking place today.

News story: 2 million families and pensioners to get money off energy bills

Thu, 29/01/2015
2 million low-income and vulnerable households will get £140 off their energy bills, thanks to the Warm Home Discount scheme.

News story: Energy trends and prices statistical release: 29 January 2015

Thu, 29/01/2015
The latest provisional monthly energy statistics produced by the Department of Energy and Climate Change were released on 29 January 2015 according to the arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority.