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Delays posed by Brexit

Delays posed by Brexit

Experts have warned that by a government decision to quit Europe’s atomic power treaty, Britain’s first nuclear power station, in two decades, will be delayed. Ministers revealed on Thursday, that Brexit would involve the UK leaving Euratom, which encourages research ...

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Study brands World Bank loan program a failure

Study brands World Bank loan program a failure

At the expense of cleaner options, a multi-billion dollar global fund is encouraging the construction of fossil fuel projects. An NGO said that while undermining renewable schemes some World Bank policy loans had the effect of supporting coal, gas and ...

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Customers unaware of energy overpayments.

Customers unaware of energy overpayments.

Figures obtained by the BBC reveal that Britain’s energy firms are holding onto nearly £4bn of their customers’ money. Radio 4’s You & Yours programme, investigated and found out that some domestic energy accounts are thousands of pounds in credit. ...

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E.on and British Gas; frozen standard tariffs this winter.

E.on and British Gas; frozen standard tariffs this winter.

British Gas and E.on are freezing their standard tariffs for this coming winter. Both the gas and electricity bills will now affect, in total, around nine million customers. There will be no increase in charges until at least April of ...

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A fifth of Labour & Lib Dems against fracking

A fifth of Labour & Lib Dems against fracking

Twenty percent of Labour and Liberal Democrat candidates are said to be opposed to fracking, despite the views of their parties. The Pledge, circulated by Greenpeace and Friends of the Earth, asked candidates to promise: “If my constituency is at ...

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West of Duddon Sands windfarm has begun full commercial operations

West of Duddon Sands windfarm has begun full commercial operations

West of Duddon Sands offshore windfarm has begun full commercial operations, according to a statement from the Scottish Power on Thursday. The joint venture with Dong Energy worth £1.6 billion first exported power to the grid in January, part of ...

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Poland and Austria being referred to EU Court of Justice for energy efficiency failings

Poland and Austria being referred to EU Court of Justice for energy efficiency failings

The European Commission has referred Poland and Austria to the EU Court of Justice for their failings to enact the energy efficiency buildings legislation. The Energy Performance of Buildings Directive, says that member states must establish and apply minimum energy performance ...

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The Netherlands could become gas importer in next 10 years

The Netherlands could become gas importer in next 10 years

The Netherlands could become the next gas importer in less than a decade, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). The IEA found following the latest in-depth review of Dutch energy policies, that gas production from the nation’s Groningen field is ...

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Delay for emergency blackout helpline

Delay for emergency blackout helpline

An emergency helpline for customers to call in a blackout has been delayed, according to Ed Davey He told the Energy and Climate Change select Committee (ECCC) that there are some issues causing delays such as a mandatory Ofcom consultation ...

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Latest pricing data for 23 EU states now available

Latest pricing data for 23 EU states now available

    The HEPI project, the most up to date measure of energy pricing for 23 European countries has today published its latest update. Highlights from this months update Electricity prices excluding at a five year high in much of ...

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