Government confronts criticism over cap on renewables’ revenues

The Business Secretary has said “nobody in their right mind” would call the temporary cap “windfall tax”

Government unveils new powers to cut link between electricity and gas prices

This is part of the new Energy Prices Bill introduced in Parliament today

Households could be handed £1,000 to consent to fracking in their area

The reported plan to pay local residents has been touted as a “cynical ploy likely to fail” by campaigners

‘Oil and gas licensing defies UK climate goals’

The government is awarding up to 100 licenses to companies, which will cast real doubt on net zero by 2050, researchers claim

‘UK families living close to nuclear power stations could get free electricity’

The Business Secretary has said the UK “should copy the French”, benefitting those who do something “in the national interest”

UK to build first fusion prototype plant by 2040

West Burton has been picked as the home for the UK’s first STEP plant

UK review of net zero underway

Chris Skidmore’s investigation of net zero in the UK will be submitted to the government in December

What does the industry say for the PM’s energy care package?

Yesterday, Liz Truss announced a £2,500 cap on energy bills to protect British households

Liz Truss announces £2,500 cap for energy bills

“Energy bills are going to be affordable,” the Prime Minister said in the House of Commons

‘Nobody fails to realise the size of the problem,’ says Jacob Rees-Mogg

The new Business Secretary explained that “getting energy into the machinery of government” was a priority for Liz Truss