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  • 21 December 2012

    RenewableUK, the trade and professional body representing the wind and marine energy industries, has welcomed a DECC’s report showing that nearly 12% of UK electricity was  produced from renewables. RenewableUK’s Deputy Chief Executive Maf Smith said:  “British homes and businesses are now getting more than 10% of their electricity from renewables on a regular basis, […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    Scottish Renewables responded to the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) announcement that the Beatrice Offshore Windfarm, in the Outer Moray Firth, has been awarded an investment contract.  Lindsay Leask, Senior Policy Manager at Scottish Renewables, said: “It is greatly encouraging to see a Scottish offshore wind project selected for an early investment contract […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Authorities & Government

    IT Power has been appointed to the Department of Energy and Climate Change’s Energy Technical Specialists Framework. IT Power will provide services to DECC under LOT 8, Hydroelectric and Marine Technologies (including wave and tidal). IT Power and six other consultancies have been selected for LOT 8. Companies within the framework will provide technical support […]

  • 26 September 2013
    Authorities & Government

    RenewableUK has welcomed new official Government statistics published today by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) showing that the amount of electricity generated from renewable energy sources reached a new record high of 15.5% of total electricity generation in the second quarter of this year. This is a jump of 5.8% compared with […]

  • 26 September 2013
    Authorities & Government

    RenewableUK has welcomed new official Government statistics published today by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) showing that the amount of electricity generated from renewable energy sources reached a new record high of 15.5% of total electricity generation in the second quarter of this year. This is a jump of 5.8% compared with […]

  • 31 October 2013
    Authorities & Government

    RenewableUK has welcomed comments made by Energy Minister Baroness Verma in the House of Lords debate this week on the Energy Bill. Addressing concerns about the support for renewables Baroness Verma said no-one in Government is “talking about changing support for large-scale renewables or feed-in-tariffs” This followed a previous confirmation from the Department for Energy […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Human Capital

    The UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) published a new Energy Investment Report at the end of April.   Since 2010, investment worth more than £45 billion has been secured in electricity infrastructure alone – the majority of this investment has been in renewable technologies. According to Ernst & Young’s renewable attractiveness index, the UK […]

  • 26 November 2015
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    If the UK government keeps its promise to support up to 10 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind in the next decade, it would leave no room for other renewables after the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) slashed its forecasts for new renewable power capacity by more than a third for the period, Carbon Brief analysis […]

  • 2 July 2013

    Antrim Energy Inc., a Canada-based international exploration and production company,  has announced that the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (“DECC”) has agreed to amend the terms of UK Central North Sea Licence P077 (Antrim 100%) to allow for a revised Field Development Plan (“FDP”) for the Fyne Field to be submitted no later […]

  • 17 July 2013

    RenewableUK welcomed the publication of the Consultation on the draft Electricity Market Reform Delivery Plan as another step in the EMR process, but expressed concern about the 2030 scenarios outlined in it; most of which see only a very limited role for development of wind during the 2020s. Based on predicted capacity by 2020 – […]

  • 6 December 2011

    The Crown Estate welcomes the announcement from DECC that it has granted planning consent for the Westermost Rough, Round 2 wind farm off the coast of Yorkshire, which could provide up to 245 MW of generating capacity. Rob Hastings, Director of the Marine Estate at The Crown Estate said: “The consenting of the Westermost Rough […]

  • 6 July 2012

    Dudgeon Offshore Wind Limited (DOW), a subsidiary of Warwick Energy Limited, has today received all necessary consents required to build and operate the offshore works needed for the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm (Dudgeon) project.  The consents were issued by the Department of Energy and Climate Change, under section 36 of the Electricity Act 1990, in […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    RenewableUK says new statistics published today by the Department of Energy and Climate Change prove the case for wind power. The figures show that 19.4% of all the UK’s electricity mix in the first quarter of this year was generated from renewable energy sources, compared to 12.4% for the same period in the previous year. […]

  • 15 January 2016
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development

    UK’s Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) is seeking comments on effectiveness of current regulatory framework in enabling innovation. DECC’s ‘Consultation to ensure regulation in the energy sector encourages innovation’, launched today, invites stakeholders to offer their views on how the regulatory activities interact with innovation in the energy sector in the form of emerging technologies […]

  • 26 November 2012

    Ofgem has welcomed DECC’s announcement on energy policy. Ofgem’s Senior Partner for Markets Andrew Wright said: “Ofgem welcomes today’s announcement by DECC on the future of energy policy. We will continue to work constructively with Government to get the best outcome for consumers both now and in the future. “Ofgem has played a key role […]

  • 6 July 2012

    Dudgeon Offshore Wind Limited (DOW), a subsidiary of Warwick Energy Limited, has today received all necessary consents required to build and operate the offshore works needed for the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm (Dudgeon) project.  The consents were issued by the Department of Energy and Climate Change, under section 36 of the Electricity Act 1990, in […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Human Capital

    The UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) published a new Energy Investment Report at the end of April.   Since 2010, investment worth more than £45 billion has been secured in electricity infrastructure alone – the majority of this investment has been in renewable technologies. According to Ernst & Young’s renewable attractiveness index, the UK […]

  • 7 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

      Carbon Trust, in association with DECC, is seeking opinions on the creation of a new fund to support UK-based start-ups and projects in the renewable energy and low-carbon sectors. The Carbon Trust is working with the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) to assess the need for a low-carbon start-up fund. If created, […]

  • 5 July 2016
    Authorities & Government

    The UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has proposed amending the Contracts for Difference (CfD) Allocation Regulations set in 2014 to extend the delivery years for projects to 31 March 2026. Under the current regulations, allocation rounds and their associated budgets can only be made available for projects commissioning by 31 March 2020. By amending the […]

  • 10 May 2016
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    Alex Chisholm has been appointed as the new Permanent Secretary for the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC).

  • 15 July 2016

    The UK’s Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), established in 2008 by the then Prime Minister Gordon Brown, has been axed. The newly appointed UK Prime Minister Theresa May has decided to scrap the DECC, and establish a Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Department. As part of the move, Greg Clark has been appointed […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development

    IT Power has been selected to provide technical support to DECC’s technical specialist framework in the area of hydroelectric and marine technologies. Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has set up a tender to establish the Energy Technical Specialist Framework to help deliver UK’s energy and climate change policies and programmes in November, 2014. IT Power, […]