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News story: Getting smart with your energy

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 12:07
Government has taken another step forward in plans to revolutionise the energy sector.

News story: World’s largest offshore wind farm to be built in the UK

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 10:59
DONG Energy confirms a positive Final Investment Decision for Hornsea One offshore windfarm off the coast of Grimsby in Northern England

Press release: PM announces further boost for UK oil and gas industry

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 15:01
Visiting Aberdeen today, the Prime Minister has reaffirmed the UK Government’s ongoing commitment to the UK’s oil and gas industry.

Press release: UK government confirms £250 million City Deal for Aberdeen

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 00:00
A major new injection of cash into north-east Scotland’s economy will be confirmed today as the government signs a new City Deal for Aberdeen.

News story: Transitional arrangements auction closes

Wed, 01/27/2016 - 20:00
The Transitional Arrangements auction has closed securing 803MW electricity capacity for winter 2016-2017 at a clearing price of £27.50/KW.

News story: What the Government is doing to secure investment in clean, secure and affordable energy

Tue, 01/26/2016 - 16:06
In response to a letter about energy policy in the Times newspaper on 26 January 2016, Energy and Climate Change Secretary Amber Rudd said:

News story: Transitional arrangements auction launches

Tue, 01/26/2016 - 09:21
The Transitional Arrangements auction has opened today to secure electricity capacity for winter 2016-2017.

News story: Gas and Electricity Markets Authority Appointments

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 10:09
The Department of Energy and Climate Change alongside Ofgem announced new appointments to the Gas and Electricity Markets Authority (GEMA).

News story: Consent approved for the Hinkley Point C connection project

Tue, 01/19/2016 - 12:38
Consent approved for the Hinkley Point C connection project.

News story: Consultation to encourage innovation

Fri, 01/15/2016 - 14:14
DECC launches consultation to ensure regulation in the energy sector encourages innovation, and invites views on effectiveness of current regulatory framework in enabling innovation

News story: New board member appointed to Coal Authority

Mon, 01/04/2016 - 16:16
Ministers at the Department of Energy and Climate Change have approved the appointment of Gemma Pearce for three years as a Non-Executive Board member of the Coal Authority.

Press release: Winter 2015 floods: PM chairs COBR meeting

Sun, 12/27/2015 - 18:31
The Prime Minister chaired a COBR meeting today to discuss the ongoing flooding in Yorkshire and Lancashire and the latest military deployments.

News story: Energy Trends and Prices statistical release: 22 December 2015

Tue, 12/22/2015 - 09:30
The latest provisional monthly energy statistics produced by the Department of Energy and Climate Change were released on 22 December 2015 according to the arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority.

News story: UK energy statistics: statistical press release - December 2015

Tue, 12/22/2015 - 09:30
Energy Trends and Energy Prices published.

News story: Sir Andrew Mathews appointed as Chairman of NNL

Mon, 12/21/2015 - 11:06
The Department of Energy and Climate Change today announced the appointment of Sir Andrew Mathews as chair of the National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) with effect from January 2016.

Press release: Changes to renewables subsidies

Thu, 12/17/2015 - 07:00
Further revisions to renewable energy subsidies which ensure bill payers get value for money

Press release: A country more flood resilient

Sun, 12/13/2015 - 00:00
Environment Secretary announces work to identify additional flood protection measures in Cumbria

News story: World agrees historic global climate deal

Sat, 12/12/2015 - 21:42
A historic new global climate agreement has been struck at the United Nations conference on climate change in Paris.

News story: Securing future electricity supply

Fri, 12/11/2015 - 08:06
The second Capacity Market auction has successfully concluded, securing capacity for 2019/20. The auction attracted enough bidders to secure the capacity needed at a competitive price for consumers - 46.354GW at a price of £18/kW.

News story: Calculated climate success

Tue, 12/08/2015 - 16:33
Extra funding for the development of DECC’s successful international 2050 calculator project.