Michael Fallon MP has today been promoted by the Prime Minister to be minister of state for energy at the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC).
A report from the Utility Regulator in Northern Ireland has found that larger electricity users such as manufacturers are paying nearly the highest prices in Europe for their energy.
The government is today expected to approve permission for French energy company EDF to start work on Hinkley C, the UK’s first new nuclear power plant to be built in Britain by the private sector.
The UK’s energy industry is suffering from low levels of trust according to the 2013 annual Edelman Trust Barometer.
UK-based commodity chemicals producer Industrial Chemicals Limited is piloting a system for the world’s largest alkaline fuel cell energy generation system at its plant in Essex.
Centrica’s decision to pull out of the EDF consortium to build nuclear plants at Hinkley Point in Somerset, and Sizewell, Suffolk has had no material effect on the pipeline of work for the British nuclear supply chain, experts say, but it knocks confidence in the UK's overall industrial strategy.