Lords vote against tougher coal plants rule in UK

Coal plants already running in the UK won’t be put under stricter emissions rules in future. That’s after Lords voted against adding an ‘emissions performance standard’ or EPS to the Energy Bill which is going through parliament. Yesterday they rejected an amendment which would have forced coal plants to cut carbon emissions by 2025. They […]

SSE and EDF at odds over renewables target

Two of Britain’s energy suppliers are wildly at odds over setting a target for renewable energy in Europe. While officials at EDF Energy seem convinced an EU quota for renewables would mean never-ending subsidies for green energy, SSE believes it would mean the complete opposite. The two clashed in opinion at an evidence session today […]