Energy Bill threatens low-carbon generation
The government is in danger of botching its plans to boost clean energy because the Treasury is refusing to back new contracts to deliver investment in low carbon technologies, according to Tim Yeo MPYeo, the chair of the energy and climate change committee, made the claim when launching the committee's pre-legislative scrutiny report on the draft Energy Bill. The committee is particularly critica
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In R. (on the application of Friends of the Earth Ltd) v Secretary of State for the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the claimant applied for judicial review of the Secretary’s decisions to approve pro-posals and policies prepared under the Climate Change Act 2008, and to publish the government’s Net Zero Strategy to comply with his obligations.
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy recently consulted on proposals to strengthen and improve the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS), and has published its response and decisions.