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Press release: New long-term plan to safely dispose of radioactive waste

7 hours 41 min ago
Today the Government launched a new long-term plan to deal permanently with the country’s radioactive waste.

Statement to Parliament: Publication of Implementing Geological Disposal White Paper 2014

7 hours 41 min ago
Statement by Edward Davey on the publication of a white paper on geological disposal.

Press release: Biomass calculator launched

9 hours 43 min ago
Launch of scientific calculator that investigates the impact on carbon emissions of biomass sourced from North America to produce electricity.

Press release: Over £200 million boost for renewables

11 hours 43 min ago
Renewable energy projects to compete for a budget of over £200 million a year, as part of reforms to the electricity market.

Press release: Green Deal Home Improvement Fund reaches £50 million milestone in six weeks

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 11:31
An impressive response to the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund has seen more than £43million worth of vouchers issued.

Statement to Parliament: Future fuel poverty framework: target, strategy and advisory group

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 09:04
Written Ministerial Statement by Edward Davey on the future fuel poverty framework.

Press release: Cutting the cost of keeping warm to tackle fuel poverty

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 09:03
Future governments will be required by law to help fight fuel poverty.

Statement to Parliament: Review of the Fourth Carbon Budget

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 08:42
Statement by Edward Davey on the Fourth Carbon Budget

News story: New world refrigerator ecodesign investigation

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 12:50
Conclusion to the NMO investigation of energy labelling on refrigerators reveals abuses of tolerances.

Speech: Speech to the CBI Energy Conference 2014

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 10:13
Edward Davey speech to the CBI Energy Conference 2014.

Press release: Boost for business energy efficiency and electricity sector investment

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 08:37
Business, industry and other organisations will get help to cut their energy costs with £10 million available this year to improve efficiency and reduce energy demand.

Press release: UK calls for major changes to EU’s “cap and trade” emissions system

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 13:27
The UK is calling for major reforms to improve the emissions “cap and trade” system put in place by the European Union since 2005 to tackle climate change.

Press release: Government commits £15m to kickstart new regulator in response to Wood Review

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 11:20
The Government today announced it would contribute short term funding of £15 million over five years to help kickstart the establishment of a new regulatory body for the UK’s offshore oil and gas industry.

Press release: Rampion offshore wind farm gets go ahead from Government, supporting over 750 jobs

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 09:12
Rampion offshore wind farm off the coast of Sussex has today been given consent from the government to go ahead.

News story: Edward Davey statement on DECC's new ministers

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 13:36
Edward Davey's statement following the appointment of new DECC ministers Matthew Hancock and Amber Rudd.

News story: £500,000 investment energises renewable energy community groups

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 11:06
Over £500,000 has been assigned to help rural community energy projects across England.

Speech: Speech to the Smart Energy GB Launch Event

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 10:39
Secretary of State Edward Davey speech to the Smart Energy GB Launch Event.

News story: Dramatic fall in cost of running household goods

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 09:37
Energy efficient household appliances lead to drop in electricity consumption.

News story: Southern Corridor on the agenda as Fallon visits Azerbaijan

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 09:12
Discussions about the progress of the Southern Corridor (SC) gas pipeline route will be on the agenda when Michael Fallon visits Azerbaijan this week.

News story: DECC encourages families to act now on energy efficiency with Green Deal Home Improvement Fund

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 13:49
The Green Deal Home Improvement Fund has issued £25 million in its first four weeks and DECC is encouraging households to act now to get money back for their home improvements.