Net zero

Government to set target for net zero by 2050

Prime Minister Theresa May announced on 12 July that the government will lay a statutory instrument later in the day to implement a target...

Green tariffs are “misleading customers”

Many energy tariffs presented as green are “misleading” consumers as they are not 100% renewable, according to new research from switching site Compare the...

EDF says Sizewell C “would add £6 a year to UK...

EDF Energy has indicated how much UK households could pay under proposals to fund the construction of the proposed Sizewell C nuclear plant through...

Hammond outlines process for Future Homes Standard plans

We now know bit more – but not much more - about the government’s commitment to implement a Future Homes Standard by 2025.

UK must step-up decarbonisation of heat and transport, says IEA

The UK must scale-up decarbonisation of heat and transport, according to the International Energy Agency’s (IEA), who has published its latest review of UK energy...

Orkney set to become smart energy island

Orkney Islands Council (OIC) has revealed its support for the creation of a multi-partner £28.5mn project to drive renewable energy generation. Announced...

Minister questioned on policy landscape for small-scale renewables

Commons Select BEIS Committee Chair Rachel Reeves has written a letter to interim Minister for Energy and Clean Growth Chris Skidmore over...

Funding for SME energy efficiency grants in Norfolk and Suffolk extended

6 June was World Environment Day, and to coincide with this BEE Anglia announced an extension of energy saving grant funding until...

Government to introduce legislation to mandate net zero obligation

The Chairs of both the Commons Science and Technology Committee and the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Committee issued a statement...

BEIS launches SEG to guarantee payment for homes and businesses

BEIS confirmed on 9 June that the Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) is to replace the Feed-in Tariff export tariff. It said this...

New Anglia Energy announces launch date from Greater Norwich Smart Energy...

New Anglia Energy with our colleagues at Pixie Energy are to launch the project on 3 July. The event will be in the...
New Anglia Energy proposes code modification to enable meter splitting

New Anglia Energy proposes code modification to enable meter splitting

New Anglia Energy has proposed a modification to the Balance and Settlement Code (BSC) that would allow consumers to buy and sell...

Leading lights in energy industry discuss its future at Norwich conference...

The evolving demands on energy supply and distribution in East Anglia were at the heart of an industry conference in Norwic

South Norfolk to host Vattenfall EV chargers

South Norfolk is to be the recipient of 20 new electric vehicle (EV) charging stations, set to be installed before the end of...

Norfolk’s RAF Marham to go green

RAF Marham in Norfolk has finalised a power purchase deal with Future Biogas for a nearby anaerobic digestion plant. The Swaffham generator is anticipated...

Norfolk to get utility-scale battery

In January Shell’s New Energies division announced its partnership with renewable energy company Anesco on a 1.25MW/1.25MWh utility-scale battery project at the Bacton gas...

NALEP provides £2.65mn to upgrade Snetterton electricity supply

Announced in March 2018, the New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership (NALEP) has agreed to provide £2.65mn of Capital Growth Programme funding to Breckland Council...

E.ON launches new solar reward scheme

UK renewables have been handed a boost after E.ON announced the launch of a new Solar Reward scheme, said to be the...

Clive Lewis MP proposes Green New Deal

MP for Norwich South Clive Lewis and Green Party MP Caroline Lucas and Labour Shadow Treasury Minister for Sustainable Economics have tabled a Private...

Suffolk plays host to first “open” EV charging network

The UK’s first fully open electric vehicle (EV) charging network was launched in Suffolk in February. In partnership with...