Energy News Spring 2019

Spring has sprung and we are all about the green vibes coming our way.


Wind

The UK government is throwing itself behind a huge expansion in wind power, with the aim of generating a third of the UK’s electricity by 2030.

Gas

Gas boilers will be banned from all new houses built from 2025 onwards in a bid to tackle emissions and climate change.

Energy Bills

The standard tariff price cap that was put in place earlier this year has already been raised, meaning upcoming price rises of around 10% for some of the UK’s most vulnerable consumers.

Coal

Britain’s first new deep coal mine has passed planning stages from Cumbria county council. The £165m has been backed by local politicians but heavily criticised by environmental activists.

Water

Following an announcement by the Environment Agency, drastic plans are being made to improve the efficiency of the UK’s water use, which currently loses around of third of its water due to leaks and wastage.

Solar

The long running Feed-In Tariff ceases accepting new applications on the 1st April 2019, with no plans to replace it with any domestic subsidies until at least 2025. Existing recipients will continue to receive the tariff until the end of their contract.


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