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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?

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...

Business insider: Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive

As of 5 January 2023, large and listed companies in the EU must align with the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD). The new directive...
Spring Budget: the energy, carbon, and green economy lowdown

Spring Budget: the energy, carbon, and green economy lowdown

Today (15 March) Jeremy Hunt announced the Spring Budget. New funding for energy efficiency and support for swimming pools broke the surface, as well...
EU Anti-Greenwashing Laws For UK Businesses Abroad

EU anti-greenwashing legislation is coming; but are UK businesses operating in Europe up to...

Globally, the trend towards anti-greenwashing is hastening. For UK business as a whole, this has to be a good thing. After all, greenwashing by...
New carbon reporting mandate for large NHS suppliers

New mandate: Large NHS suppliers must publish a Carbon Reduction Plan

Starting from April this year, NHS suppliers will be required to publish a Carbon Reduction Plan (CRP) if their anticipated contract value is above...
Energy and carbon compliance in 2023: what you need to know

Energy and carbon compliance in 2023: what you need to know

The compliance landscape for UK businesses, especially those over a certain size, is continually evolving. Here’s what you need to be aware of in...
Johnson, Truss, and Sharma join calls to lift onshore wind ban

Johnson, Truss and Sharma join calls to lift onshore wind ban

Alok Sharma, Boris Johnson, and Liz Truss are among a growing number of MPs rallying to lift the ban for onshore windfarms. The shift...
2022 Autumn Statement

Autumn Budget 2022: the energy and carbon takeaways

With energy bills rising as the temperature drops, all eyes were on the Autumn Statement this morning. Chancellor Jeremy Hunt confirmed that the UK...
Energy Bill Relief Scheme

Government publishes scope of Energy Bill Relief Scheme review

The Treasury has published the terms of reference for its review of the Energy Bill Relief Scheme (EBRS) – the energy cost support package...

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