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Energy

An End to the Warm Home Discount Exemption?

The Government may be forced to revise its policy of exempting smaller suppliers from providing the Warm Home Discount, which provides a £140 rebate on energy bills for fuel poor pensioners.

General

Government Publishes £1 billion AI Sector Deal

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport have published the artificial intelligence (AI) sector deal as part of the national Industrial Strategy

Energy

Five Notable Developments in Nuclear this Week 13.04.18

1. Lord Henley, The Lords lead on Beis issues, confirmed in a written answer that no formal meetings have yet taken place on the nature of the future relationship with Euratom but that the European Commission is aware that the UK’s objective is to achieve a close association with Euratom.

Energy

Five Notable Developments in Nuclear this Week 06.04.18

1. The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority released its business plan for 2018 to 2021, announcing Sellafield’s Thorp reprocessing is on track to finish in 2018. Magnox’s reprocessing is due to be complete by 2020. 

Energy

Five Notable Developments in Nuclear this Week 29.03.18

1. Greg Clark MP, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, announced the UK will ‘continue to seek a close association with Euratom, including the possibility of future co-operation and nucelar non-proliferation and safeguards.’

General

Government Announces Creative Industries Sector Deal

On 28 March, Digital and Culture Secretary Matt Hancock MP, and Business Secretary Greg Clark MP announced the details of a brand new Creative Industries Sector Deal, agreed with the Creative Industries Council.

Energy

Wasting an Energy Opportunity?

Energy from waste can help to address two of the Government’s complimentary objectives: clean growth and the circular economy.