Extension granted for wind energy projects

After much controversy over the premature closure of the Renewables Obligation (RO) scheme, the government has bent under the pressure and allowed an extended grace period. There are no plans to bring back the RO scheme, as Amber Rudd sticks to her pledge amid claims she is protecting customers against high bills. “As we have […]

New energy bill to be implemented

Energy Secretary Amber Rudd has taken her first steps towards reforming energy legislation by announcing plans in the House of Lords. The Energy Bill will set out the plans for onshore wind farms, new schemes and local council involvement. Rudd has given local communities the power to veto planning propositions to ensure residents have “the […]