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

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 13:20
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, 11/20/2014 - 10:28
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, 11/20/2014 - 09:59
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, 11/18/2014 - 12:42
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, 11/18/2014 - 11:39
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, 11/14/2014 - 10:00
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, 11/13/2014 - 11:18
Energy priorities speech by Energy Minister, Matthew Hancock.

Press release: Communities can create their own power stations

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 10:02
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, 11/12/2014 - 12:43
Statement by the Secretary of State, Edward Davey on the US-China climate deal announcement.

Speech: Speech to RenewableUK

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 11:15
Edward Davey addresses the RenewableUK conference in Manchester.

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

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 08:07
Announcement of first national UK onshore oil and gas college.

News story: More households can benefit from renewable heating

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 10:01
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, 11/07/2014 - 12:37
Speech by Energy Minister Matthew Hancock to the ADEPT conference 2014.

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

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 10:26
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, 11/06/2014 - 11:34
Edward Davey on the publication of the Government’s Annual Energy Statement 2014.

Press release: Warmer homes, secure supplies and lower bills

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 10:36
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, 11/06/2014 - 09:38
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, 11/06/2014 - 09:38
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, 11/06/2014 - 09:38
Statement by Edward Davey on the publication of the Wood Review Call for Evidence.

Statement to Parliament: Offshore Licensing Round

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 09:38
Statement by Edward Davey on the Offshore Licensing Round.