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Modernising access to smart energy data: apply for contracts

Innovate UK have published funding competition for a share of up to £1.9 million for a competition to design and build systems that will modernise the use of data in the energy sector. 

New Cabinet Committee on Climate Change

The Prime Minister will chair a new Cabinet Committee on Climate Change to drive further action across government to protect our environment, reduce emissions and improve air quality.

CCC to publish Sixth Carbon Budget in September 2020

On Thursday 20 October the Committee on Climate Change announced that it will be publishing its sixth carbon budget recommendation in September 2020. 

Electricity Storage Consultation results and follow-up consultation

On Tuesday 15 October, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) published the results of their cosultation on The Treatment of electricity storage within the planning system. As part of the consultation result, they published a follow up consultation on the proposals entitled - Proposals regarding the planning system for electricity storage: follow up consultation, and government response to original consultation.

BEIS publish Non-domestic Private Rented Sector minimum energy efficiency standards

On Tuesday 15 October the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) published a Consultation on Non-domestic Private Rented Sector minimum energy efficiency standards: future trajectory to 2030

Committee on Fuel Poverty publish Interim Report

The Committee on Fuel Poverty (CFP) have published an interim report (16 October) ahead of their annual report. 

Government publishes response to CCC annual report

On Tuesday 15 October, the UK Government published responses to the Committee on Climate Change's annual report on progress in reducing UK emissions as well as its biennial report on progress in preparing for climate change. 

Green Investment Programme Opens

Projects helping Scotland transition to a net-zero economy by 2045 can apply to be included in a new green investment programme, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced.

Net Zero goal set by the Environment Agency

The Environment Agency has today (10 October) set itself the aim of becoming a net zero organisation by 2030 – ensuring that its own activities and its supply chain are taking as much carbon out of the atmosphere as it is putting into it.

Scottish Government’s Local Energy Policy Statement Consultation published

Scotland's Energy Strategy, published in December 2017, included the development of 'innovative local energy systems' as one of six strategic priorities. To support that aim, a commitment was made to develop a Local Energy Position Paper, which would set out a series of key principles and associated outcomes for project delivery agents to consider during the development of future renewable energy projects.

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