The Prime Minister has appointed Greg Clark as Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. He will head a new department that will bring together responsibilities for business, industrial strategy, science, innovation and energy.
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Today's news looks at the Government's delivery on climate change, domestic energy costs and a French government report on EDF investment in Hinkley Point C.
Making the news today are articles about replacing natural gas with hydrogen to heat homes, solar power overtaking coal as a source of UK electricity, and the Committee on Climate Change’s report into the future impacts of climate change.
Today’s news focuses on a new interconnector link between the south coast and France and the proposed Swansea Bay tidal lagoon project.
Today’s news looks at the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) report into the compatibility of shale gas with climate change targets, and the launch of National Grid’s Winter Outlook.
Today’s news coverage focuses on a variety of issues including fracking, climate change and the capacity market.
Today's main energy and climate change news is Energy Minister Andrea Leadsom's speech yesterday on the future of electricity generation in the UK at the Utility Week Energy Summit.
The main energy and climate change headlines today are Hinkley Point C, renewable energy targets and the Secretary of State Amber Rudd’s visit to First Utility.