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Upgrading our Energy System – smart systems and flexibility plan | Ofgem

News posted 16 Aug 2017 by Ofgem in Policy, Regulation and Strategy, Smart Consumers, Smarter Networks, Technology Innovation

Our energy system is changing. There is more low carbon generation, which is intermittent and often located close to people’s homes and businesses, and it produces different amounts of electricity …

BEAMA welcomes the publication of the independent Each Home Counts Review

News posted 19 Jan 2017 by BEAMA in Policy, Regulation and Strategy, Smart Consumers

BEAMA welcomes the publication of the independent ‘Each Home Counts’, review into residential energy efficiency. It sets out a number of measures to provide confidence to consumers and increased business …

Transitional arrangements auction launches – News stories – GOV.UK

News posted 27 Jan 2016 by BEIS in Policy, Regulation and Strategy

The Transitional Arrangements auction has opened today to secure electricity capacity for winter 2016-2017.

Changes to renewables subsidies – Press releases – GOV.UK

News posted 17 Dec 2015 by BEIS in Policy, Regulation and Strategy

Further revisions to renewable energy subsidies which ensure bill payers get value for money

Securing future electricity supply – News stories – GOV.UK

News posted 11 Dec 2015 by BEIS in Policy, Regulation and Strategy

The second Capacity Market auction has successfully concluded, securing capacity for 2019/20. The auction attracted enough bidders to secure the capacity needed at a competitive price for consumers – 46.354GW …

Capacity Market auction opens today – News stories – GOV.UK

News posted 8 Dec 2015 by BEIS in Policy, Regulation and Strategy

The second Capacity Market auction, which will secure extra capacity for 2019/20, will act like an energy guarantee by making sure there is enough capacity available to meet peak electricity …

Department of Energy and Climate Change’s settlement at the Spending Review 2015 – Press releases – GOV.UK

News posted 26 Nov 2015 by BEIS in Policy, Regulation and Strategy

The Chancellor has published the results of the spending review, including details of the Department of Energy and Climate Change budget over the course of this parliament.

Amber Rudd’s speech on a new direction for UK energy policy – Speeches – GOV.UK

News posted 18 Nov 2015 by BEIS in Policy, Regulation and Strategy

Amber Rudd’s speech on a new direction for UK energy policy

Investing in the UK’s heat infrastructure: Heat networks – Publications – GOV.UK

News posted 9 Nov 2015 by Investing in the UK’s heat infrastructure: Heat networks - Publications - GOV.UK in Policy, Regulation and Strategy

UK heat networks represent a significant investment opportunity across distribution, generation, storage, controls and customer interface.

Combatting climate change: a vital safety net for families and businesses – News stories – GOV.UK

News posted 24 Jul 2015 by BEIS in Policy, Regulation and Strategy

Energy and Climate Change Secretary Amber Rudd sets out why action on climate change matters to households and the economy.