Industry News

In this section of the website we include articles about sustainable energy and green issues which we thought you might find of interest.

  • 27 April 2016
    The European Commission has published an Action Plan on VAT. The solar industry hopes that it will support Ministers to apply a reduced rate of VAT of 5% on solar PV and solar thermal panels.
  • 25 April 2016
    An independent academic report, published on 13th April has called for the Government to make significant investment in infrastructure and skills development of the UK motor industry. It warns that otherwise it will risk missing out on significant economic
  • 22 April 2016
    The UK Government has launched its first phase of the small modular reactor (SMR) competition. It also announced that an SMR Delivery Roadmap will be published later this year.
  • 20 April 2016
    Bright Blue, the independent think tank for liberal conservation, has launched its new Green conservatism project that includes a high profile Advisory Board.
  • 18 April 2016
    The Department for Energy and Climate Change launched its consultation on planned changes to the Warm Home Discount Scheme for 2016-2017. Part of the proposal is a cap on the total proportion of Industry Incentives spending that each supplier can use for d
  • 15 April 2016
    A manifesto has been published by Oil & Gas UK outlining four key commitments being made by the Scottish Government to secure the future of the North Sea oil and gas industry.