What does the Autumn Budget mean for the UK green economy?

What does the Autumn Budget mean for the UK green economy?

Today (22 November) chancellor Jeremy Hunt announced the 2023 Autumn Budget. What are the implications for green energy, clean tech and businesses with net...

NHS bidders: time to make a carbon reduction plan

As of April 2024, any business tendering for a contract with NHS England will need to have a carbon reduction plan. This requirement was already in place for large suppliers, but is being extended to cover all new procurements. If your business plans to supply goods or services to the NHS, what do you need to know?
The EII Renewables Levy Exemption Scheme: A quick guide

The EII Renewables Levy Exemption Scheme: A quick guide

In this quick guide, we’ve broken down the EII Renewables Levy Extension scheme: who it’s for, who qualifies, applications, and the future of the levy itself.
UK government Call For Evidence: Scope 3 emissions reporting

UK government Call For Evidence: Scope 3 emissions reporting

The UK government has put out a Call For Evidence on the costs, benefits, and practicalities of Scope 3 emissions reporting. Responses on reporting...
Energy Act

Hub analysis: Is the UK’s new Energy Act up to muster?

The Government calls it the 'biggest piece of energy legislation in UK history'. Ministers claim it is laying the foundations for an energy system...
Carbon border tax

EU carbon border tax: What does it mean for UK exporters?

If you are an energy intensive organisation and would like to know more about CBAM, get in touch with our experts at Sustainable Energy First for a no-obligations chat.
Can the UK’s Solar Taskforce create a rooftop revolution?

Can the UK’s Solar Taskforce create a rooftop revolution?

In spring 2023 the government established a Solar Taskforce designed to boost the UK’s solar capacity. What is it doing and what are the possible implications for business?
Energy efficiency taskforce disbanded after just 4 months

Energy Efficiency Taskforce disbanded after just 4 months

As the UK grapples with soaring energy prices and the looming winter season, the government has decided to disband its Energy Efficiency Taskforce, a...
Net zero rollback: Rishi Sunak U-turns on EV and heat pump transition dates

Net zero rollback: Rishi Sunak U-turns on EV and heat pump transition dates

In an announcement yesterday evening (21 September), Rishi Sunak pushed back key energy transition dates, including those for electric vehicles (EVs) and heat pumps....

Who is Claire Coutinho, the new energy secretary?

Last week’s mini cabinet reshuffle saw Grant Shapps leave the Department for Energy Security and Net Zero (DESNZ) to become Defence Secretary. His replacement...

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