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  • 13 May 2016

    The UK Energy Bill introduced in July 2015 has received royal assent, marking the formal establishment of the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA). The Government said on Wednesday that the Energy Act is designed to help drive forward the government’s energy goals and commitments which further implies greater powers for the Oil and Gas Authority […]

  • 29 November 2012

    Cuadrilla welcomes the publication of the Energy Bill which provides a clearer framework for the UK’s energy future, including the role of natural gas as a key part of the energy mix. “There is no faster route to controlling escalating energy bills and improving the UK’s competitiveness than developing and producing our own home grown […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Authorities & Government

    Maine Committee on Energy, Utilities and Technology has unanimously voted to give the bill LD 295, intended to promote tidal energy projects, an ought not to pass recommendation. The rejection followed mostly negative testimonial on behalf of Washington County residents and organizational leaders. Only three out of 20 testimonials was in favour of tidal energy. […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Storage

    Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker is expected to sign the state’s landmark energy bill which calls for public utilities to buy 1,600 MW of power generated from offshore wind farms over the coming decade on Monday, 8 August. The legislation directs companies engaging in the distribution of electricity or owning, operating or controlling distribution facilities to jointly and […]

  • 10 July 2015

    The UK Department of Energy & Climate Change has introduced the new Energy Bill, which aims to formally establish an independent oil and gas regulator in the UK, the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA). The OGA, to be led by Andy Samuel, former Managing Director of BG Group’s Exploration and Production in Europe, will be a government […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Storage

    Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker is expected to sign the state’s landmark energy bill which calls for public utilities to buy 1,600 MW of power generated from offshore wind farms over the coming decade on Monday, 8 August. The legislation directs companies engaging in the distribution of electricity or owning, operating or controlling distribution facilities to jointly and […]

  • 18 March 2013

    POLITICIANS, business leaders and environmental groups in the Humber are to debate how the Government’s Energy Bill could affect the area’s renewables ambition. An influential panel of speakers is to use an event in Hull to explain how the legislation may shape the potential of a new, green, economy in the region. The Energising England: […]

  • 30 November 2012

    Commenting on the announcement of the Energy Bill, Keith Anderson, Chief Corporate Officer ScottishPower, said: “We welcome the Government’s commitment to the EMR programme to deliver investment in low carbon generation needed over the next decades and in sticking to the agreed timetable. Legislation to bring forward a new incentive mechanism for investment in much […]

  • 23 May 2012

    RenewableUK, the trade and professional body for the UK wind and marine renewables industries, welcomed the publication of the draft Energy Bill, but warned that the industry still held concerns over the proposed timetable for implementation. With detailed arrangements in a host of areas still to be determined, and a challenging timetable for consultation, RenewableUK […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Authorities & Government

    The Committee on Energy, Utilities and Technology in Maine, USA, has unanimously voted to give the LD 295 bill an ought not to pass recommendation. The LD 295 bill expands the definition of tidal energy demonstration project set up by the laws governing general permits for tidal energy demonstration projects under Ocean Energy Act to […]

  • 22 May 2012
    Authorities & Government

      Energy Minister Fergus Ewing has welcomed the publication of the draft UK Energy Bill, which outlines plans for Energy Market Reform. Mr Ewing said that the Scottish Government supported the strengthening of market support for renewable electricity as well as carbon capture and storage, but warned that any reform must reflect Scotland’s devolved powers, […]

  • 23 July 2015
    Authorities & Government, Environment

    French lawmakers have passed the energy bill that is expected to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, boost renewables and create 100.000 jobs in green energy sector. The energy bill was passed July 22, after the final reading in the National Assembly, Parliament of France. Ségolène Royal, the French Minister of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy, said […]

  • 27 May 2015

    Measures will be introduced to increase energy security in the UK, Britain’s Queen Elizabeth said today in a speech delivered to both Houses of Parliament at the State Opening of Parliament 2015 in the UK. According to the Queen’s Speech background briefs, the energy security will be boosted by the Energy Bill which will ensure affordable […]

  • 22 May 2012
    Authorities & Government

      Energy Minister Fergus Ewing has welcomed the publication of the draft UK Energy Bill, which outlines plans for Energy Market Reform. Mr Ewing said that the Scottish Government supported the strengthening of market support for renewable electricity as well as carbon capture and storage, but warned that any reform must reflect Scotland’s devolved powers, […]

  • 27 March 2013

    RenewableUK has welcomed new official figures which show that renewable energy provides a much cheaper way to generate electricity for British households than gas. The Department of Energy and Climate Change has published a new report which sets out the impact of climate and energy policies on consumer bills. It says annual domestic energy bills […]

  • 13 February 2012
    Authorities & Government

    Gov. Martin O’Malley’s offshore wind energy bill will face strong opposition tomorrow during the Senate Finance Committee hearing, reports Hometown Annapolis. Some business owners said that the utility bill is their single biggest bill after payroll. The bill would increase the energy bills for Maryland residents at USD 2 a month and nonresidential users’ rates […]

  • 23 November 2012

    Energi Coast, North East England’s Renewables Group, believes the upcoming Energy Bill will inject confidence into the offshore wind sector, but warned that delaying setting decarbonisation targets could jeopardise investment after 2020. Ahead of the publishing of the Energy Bill, due next week, the Government has revealed it will provide £7.6billion towards low carbon electricity […]

  • 25 May 2016
    Authorities & Government

    A new bill that would provide a better environment for the offshore wind industry was submitted to the Massachusetts House of Representatives on Monday.  The bill requires utility companies in Massachusetts to solicit joint proposals and enter into long-term contracts with offshore wind companies up to 1,200 megawatts of power by 2027. Additionally, electric utilities will be required […]

  • 21 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Modus Seabed Intervention, one of North East England’s leading subsea specialist contractors has joined an alliance of organisations, led by environmental group the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), calling on MPs to support a drive towards a near-carbon-free-power sector by 2030. The Darlington-based company is among 35 organisations, including Repsol, DONG Energy and Scottish and Southern […]

  • 25 May 2016
    Authorities & Government

    A new bill that would provide a better environment for the offshore wind industry was submitted to the Massachusetts House of Representatives on Monday.  The bill requires utility companies in Massachusetts to solicit joint proposals and enter into long-term contracts with offshore wind companies up to 1,200 megawatts of power by 2027. Additionally, electric utilities will be required […]

  • 1 July 2016
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment

    The Massachusetts State Senate has unanimously passed an omnibus energy bill which requires electric distribution companies to solicit long-term contracts for at least 2,000 megawatts (MW) of offshore wind by 2027. The Senate bill was offered as an amendment to the energy bill passed by the House of Representatives earlier in June, which called for 1,200 MW of […]

  • 27 March 2013

    RenewableUK has welcomed new official figures which show that renewable energy provides a much cheaper way to generate electricity for British households than gas. The Department of Energy and Climate Change has published a new report which sets out the impact of climate and energy policies on consumer bills. It says annual domestic energy bills […]