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Press release: New guide will better connect our new homes to vital services

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 16:05
New homes should be connected to vital utility services more quickly under plans announced by Housing Minister Brandon Lewis.

News story: First Capacity Market auction guarantees security of supply at low cost

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 07:13
The first ever Capacity Market auction concluded yesterday and provisional results have been released today.

News story: Green Growth Group Ministers' statement – next steps on the EU 2030 Climate and Energy Policy Framework

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 10:52
Green Growth Group Ministers issued the following joint statement on 18 December 2014

News story: A million ways our homes are warmer this winter

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 09:48
Energy efficiency measures top 1 million under Government schemes.

News story: Energy trends and prices statistical release: 18 December 2014

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 09:31
The latest provisional monthly energy statistics produced by the Department of Energy and Climate Change were released on 18 December 2014 according to the arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority.

Press release: UK energy statistics: statistical press release - December 2014

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 09:31
Energy Trends and Quarterly Energy Prices published.

Speech: Matthew Hancock speeech at the 4th Kurdistan-Iraq Oil and Gas Conference

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 10:44
Energy Minister Matthew Hancock's speech at the 4th Kurdistan-Iraq Oil and Gas conference.

News story: £2.5m to develop North Sea CO2 storage

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 10:23
The Department for Energy and Climate Change are making £2.5m available to encourage development of CO2 storage in the North Sea.

News story: First Capacity Market auction begins today

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 09:00
First Capacity Market auction begins today.

News story: Energy and Climate Change Secretary responds to new agreement on climate change

Sun, 12/14/2014 - 07:46
In response to the new agreement reached by UN members to tackle climate change, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Ed Davey said:

Speech: Powerful women

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 14:37
Speech by Baroness Verma at the launch of the Sellafield Ltd Women’s Network

News story: Capacity Market - location of provisional results

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 11:09
We have agreed with the Delivery Body that DECC will publish provisional auction results at 7a.m on the working day after the auction clears, and before final auction results are published. To note, the provisional results will only be made available to DECC if the Auction Monitor sanctions their release.

News story: Changes to protect consumers from increased costs of support scheme

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 07:00
Changes to the Renewables Obligation (RO) for Biomass are being proposed to protect bill payers from extra costs.

Press release: Successful Projects for Ambitious Mitigation

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 23:44
Germany and the UK announce new ambitious NAMA Facility climate change mitigation projects in Burkina Faso, Peru, Thailand and Tajikistan and welcome the EU Commission and Denmark as additional donors to announce a third call for projects in the run-up to COP 21 in Paris.

News story: GDHIF second release: funding fully allocated for solid wall insulation

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 14:43
GDHIF second release: funding fully allocated for solid wall insulation

Statement to Parliament: Third DECC annual progress report on the roll-out of Smart Meters

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 11:32
Statement by Edward Davey on the publication of the third annual progress report on the roll-out of Smart Meters.

Statement to Parliament: Regulatory Justification of the UK ABWR nuclear reactor

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 10:03
Statement by Edward Davey on the regulatory justification of the UK ABWR nuclear reactor.

Press release: 3 offshore wind farms get the go ahead off the coast of Yorkshire, supporting up to 2,500 jobs

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 12:38
An offshore wind project that is expected to bring up to 2,500 local jobs and millions of pounds’ worth of investment to the UK’s economy has today been given consent from the Government to go ahead.

News story: Carbon cuts and climate finance commitments needed to keep up COP momentum

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 17:06
UK Energy and Climate Change Secretary Ed Davey called on more countries to bring forward fair and ambitious climate finance and carbon cuts to keep up momentum for a 2015 global climate deal, as he arrived at the COP 20 talks in Lima today.

Press release: Green Deal home improvement fund details announced

Sun, 12/07/2014 - 00:00
More people will get help to improve the energy efficiency of their homes through a new release of the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund (GDHIF).