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World Leaders at G-7 Summit Back 2° Target to Fight Climate Change
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World leaders at the G-7 summit pledged on Monday to keep global warming below a rise in average global temperatures of 2 degrees Celsius, a benchmark that scientists say is critical to stave off the most devastating impacts of climate change. The 2 degree pledge was delivered as part of a communiqué released as major economic powers—including the United States, Britain, and Canada—convened in southern Germany for a meeting of the G-7 economic summit. In addition to signalling support for efforts...

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Cuts to solar tariffs ruled unlawful
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The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has lost its latest appeal in a case brought to the High Court by solar companies seeking damages from changes to renewable energy subsidies.   On 28th April, the Court of Appeal published a judgement which backed the position of 19 solar PV businesses affected by cuts to the feed-in tariff (FITs) regime. The case is based around DECC’s proposal in October 2011 to halve solar FITs for domestic projects from up...

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UK Government must act on air pollution
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The Supreme Court has ruled that the UK government must take immediate action on air pollution.   The judgment was handed down on 29th April, after the case began in the Supreme Court on 16th April. The challenge was brought by environmental lawyer organisation ClientEarth over the government’s failure to meet EU air pollution limits. DEFRA must now develop revised air quality plans by the end of the year.   This follows the landmark ruling by the Court of Justice...

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Energy, Climate Change and the Queen’s Speech
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The Government has set out its early priorities for the new Parliament. The priorities for DECC are clear: keeping the lights on and powering the economy; keeping bills low and getting a robust climate deal in Paris this year. In the Queens speech, the plan to deliver this was outlined.  It was observed that the UK is one of the most energy secure countries in the world. The National Grid has the right tools in place to deal with the...

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Energy Legislation Double Bill Event – 17 June 2015
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Energy Legislation Double Bill Event - 17 June 2015, IoD   'Asset Value Warfare: Attack is the best form of defence' Institute of Directors, London SAVE THE DATE:  17 June 2015, 08:00-12:00     Guest speaker: DECC Following the success of our previous double bill event in February, we will be hosting our next morning of breakfast debate in June and would be delighted if you could join us. The agenda will consist of: 08:00  Breakfast 08:30  Seminar: 'Asset Value Warfare – Attack is the best form...

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Smart Meter Roll-out Contractor Given More Time To Deliver Communications
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The Government has allowed the key contractor behind the UK’s smart meter roll-out programme an extra four months to deliver the crucial communication links. The Data Communications Company (DCC) was handed the licence to provide the communication services between smart meters and the business systems of energy suppliers, network operators and other authorised service users.  The DCC was expected to deliver the infrastructure by the end of the year. However, Parliament has allowed a request by the company to now...

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Energy Legislation Double Bill Event – 17 June 2015
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Energy Legislation Double Bill Event - 17 June 2015, IoD   'Asset Value Warfare: Attack is the best form of defence' Institute of Directors, London SAVE THE DATE:  17 June 2015, 08:00-12:00     Guest speaker: DECC Following the success of our previous double bill event in February, we will be hosting our next morning of breakfast debate in June and would be delighted if you could join us. The agenda will consist of: 08:00  Breakfast 08:30  Seminar: 'Asset Value Warfare – Attack is the best form...

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