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News story: Securing the UK’s electricity supply

10 hours 44 min ago
The Government is taking action to ensure the UK’s long-term energy security as it builds a system of energy infrastructure fit for the 21st century.

Speech: Realising the vision for a new fleet of nuclear power stations

Wed, 04/20/2016 - 11:57
Andrea Leadsom's speech at the 8th Nuclear New Build Forum

Speech: HM Treasury analysis on the EU referendum: George Osborne's speech

Mon, 04/18/2016 - 10:08
Treasury analysis on the EU shows UK will be worse off by £4,300 a year per household if Britain votes to leave, the Chancellor explains.

News story: Amber Rudd statement on the death of Sir David MacKay

Fri, 04/15/2016 - 10:22
A statement from the Secretary of State on the death of DECC's former Chief Scientific Advisor, Sir David MacKay.

Press release: UK, US and EU sign landmark deal to turn nuclear material into cancer-fighting treatment

Thu, 03/31/2016 - 12:38
The Prime Minister will announce an agreement on a multilateral swap of nuclear material that will help to diagnose and treat cancer.

Press release: UK energy statistics: statistical press release - March 2016

Thu, 03/31/2016 - 08:30
Energy Trends and Energy Prices published.

Press release: Electric shock of Brexit could see UK energy costs rocket by half a billion pounds

Thu, 03/24/2016 - 17:20
Energy and Climate Change Secretary Amber Rudd has set out why we are stronger, safer and better off staying in Europe.

Speech: Amber Rudd’s speech on the energy benefits of staying in the EU

Thu, 03/24/2016 - 14:01
Secretary of State for Energy & Climate Change, Amber Rudd delivers a speech on the energy benefits of staying in the EU

News story: 5 reasons why we are backing Hinkley Point C

Sat, 03/12/2016 - 13:28
5 reasons why we are backing Hinkley Point C, as part of our plan to tackle a legacy of under-investment in the UK's energy infrastructure and build a system fit for the 21st century.

News story: Biggest ever investigation into energy market builds on what government is doing to keep bills down

Thu, 03/10/2016 - 13:47
The Energy Secretary has responded today to the biggest ever investigation into the energy market.

News story: New Permanent Secretary for Ministry of Defence

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 12:33
New Permanent Secretary for Ministry of Defence

News story: New Permanent Secretary for Ministry of Defence

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 12:30
Stephen Lovegrove to be appointed MOD Permanent Secretary.

Speech: Andrea Leadsom's speech at Women in Nuclear UK Conference

Tue, 03/08/2016 - 10:31
Addressing the Gender Imbalance in the Nuclear Industry.

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

Thu, 03/03/2016 - 12:46
Today the Energy and Climate Change Committee has published their report on investor confidence.

Press release: Government going further to cut red tape by £10 billion

Thu, 03/03/2016 - 11:27
Business Secretary unveils measures that will help deliver the government’s commitment to cut a further £10 billion of red tape.

Press release: Reforms to Capacity Market to improve energy security for families and businesses

Tue, 03/01/2016 - 06:59
Today a series of changes have been set out that will guarantee our long-term energy security and will tackle the legacy of underinvestment.

Press release: UK energy statistics: 2015 provisional data

Thu, 02/25/2016 - 09:30
December 2015 statistics that allow a provisional assessment to be made of trends in energy production and consumption in 2015.

News story: Evaluation of Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI)

Thu, 02/11/2016 - 16:48
Over 80% of RHI applicants are satisfied with their new systems.

Speech: Lord Bourne's speech on Investing in Green Innovation

Thu, 02/11/2016 - 10:54
Lord Bourne gave a speech about Investing in Green Innovation at Cleantech Innovate

News story: Review of Tidal Lagoons

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 13:45
Today, Wednesday 10 February the Government announced an independent review into the feasibility and practicality of tidal lagoon energy in the UK.