News Archive from July 2012

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  1. EU Emissions Trading System: European Commission approves the UK’s national auction platform
    Today the European Commission (EC) Climate Change Committee (CCC) voted to approve the UK's national auction platform for phase III and aviation auctions under the European Union Emissions Trading Sys...
    11 July 2012
  2. Charles Hendry written ministerial statement on the Managing Radioactive Waste Safely Programme 2nd Annual Report
    I am pleased to announce today the publication of the second annual report of  the Government's Managing Radioactive Waste Safely Programme. The programme is focused on implementing the geologica...
    10 July 2012
  3. New chair for Committee on Radioactive Waste Management
    Professor Laurence Williams has today been appointed as Chair of the Committee on Radioactive Waste Management. He will take up the post in November 2012, for a period of four years. Professor Willia...
    10 July 2012
  4. Public attitudes tracking survey
    DECC has set up a tracking survey to understand and monitor public attitudes to the Department's main business priorities. The summary note presents headline findings from the first wave of the surve...
    09 July 2012
  5. New offshore wind farms will bring huge boost to UK capacity
    Consent was given today by the Government for the construction of two wind farms off the Norfolk Coast with a combined capacity of over 1GW. This means that 6.6GW of offshore wind power is now either ...
    06 July 2012
  6. Lord Deben put forward as Chair of Committee on Climate Change
    Energy and Climate Change Secretary Edward Davey today announced that Lord Deben has been selected as the preferred candidate to succeed Lord Turner as chair of the Committee on Climate Change.  ...
    05 July 2012
  7. Call for evidence to help independent renewable generators access the electricity market
    Government is publishing a call for evidence to assess and address barriers to market access that independent renewable generators may be experiencing. Before independent generators can raise debt to...
    05 July 2012
  8. Commercialisation competition closes for CCS bids
    At midday today the UK's £1bn CCS competition closed to bids. A Department of Energy and Climate Change spokesman said: “There has been significant interest from industry, with a good ran...
    03 July 2012
  9. Edward Davey comment on the introduction of a price on carbon by the Australian Government
    Commenting on the introduction of a price on carbon by the Australian Government, UK Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Edward Davey said: “I very much welcome today's introductio...
    02 July 2012
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