The Impact of Policy on the Nuclear Market
The Government’s Clean Growth Strategy has given greater certainty to the nuclear industry that it will play an important role, alongside renewable energies, in the on-going efforts to decarbonise the power-sector. The Strategy states that new projects in the pipeline...
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The Truth in an Era of Fake News
Article written by James Higgins, originally published in the May edition of  H&V News Magazine. Sensational headlines are in danger of swaying public perception against industry moves to low-carbon, says our policy specialist James Higgins. Misconstrued and sensationalised information was...
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Avoiding a Breakdown
Article written by James Higgins, originally published in the April edition of H&V News Magazine. By the time you read this, we will have already made our way into spring, with days getting longer and the weather improving. Perhaps after some...
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Taking to the Streets
Drivers across the country are reliant on their four wheels of convenience for work, home or play. Be it petrol or diesel, there are over 38 million fossil fuel-guzzling vehicles on the road in Great Britain and many of us...
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Reaching for the High Hanging Fruit
According to the Clean Growth Strategy, homes now account for 13 per cent of the UK’s emissions (rising to 22 per cent once electricity use is taken into account). The average household’s energy consumption has fallen by over 17 per...
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Report by Ecuity Says Government Must Do More to Halt Electricity Capacity Market Distortion Caused by Subsidies to Back up Power Generators
UK Power Reserve Ltd has today published an independent report by energy policy experts Ecuity Consulting LLP which looks at the damaging impact of tax incentive schemes used to fund back up power generation on the market and taxpayer. Ecuity’s review shows...
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