Energy Minister praises approval of 27 new oil and gas licences

Energy Minister Claire Coutinho states that the approval of new North Sea drilling licences will contribute to the reduction of the UK’s energy import dependence

“We need to bring consumers with us on the net zero journey”

Claire Coutinho said that we need to be pragmatic in our approach to the energy transition in her speech at the Energy UK conference

Energy Secretary: North Sea decline jeopardises UK’s energy independence

Claire Coutinho has warned that if the UK doesn’t start new drilling projects, declining North Sea oil production could make the country rely on foreign energy sources

Scotland’s record-breaking Seagreen Wind Farm powers on

Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm, Seagreen, is now fully operational

UK aims to reduce red tape for business solar panels

Energy Security and Net Zero Secretary Claire Coutinho announced plans to simplify regulations and reduce bureaucratic hurdles for businesses looking to install solar panels on rooftops

Massive Morocco-UK power link wins national status

The subsea cable connecting Morocco’s renewable energy sources to the UK has been classified as a Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project

Six companies chosen for UK nuclear tech contest

Six companies, including EDF and Rolls Royce have advanced to the next phase of the Small Modular Reactor competition

UK Energy Secretary: No ‘punishing’ energy bills

Energy Security Secretary Claire Coutinho has assured families that the government won’t burden them with increased costs to meet green objectives

UK’s oil boiler reform underway

A new Energy Bill amendment gives ministers the power to require liquid fuel providers to offer renewable options