Budget 2016: The green business reaction
Was it a Climate Budget that delivered on the UK Government's green promises? Or has Chancellor George Osborne failed to deliver the Easter egg of green pledges we were all hoping for? Here's the full industry reaction, as it comes in...
Budget 2016: Osborne confirms carbon tax reform and new CfD funding
George Osborne has today (16 March) confirmed a major reform of business carbon taxes and agreed the next round of funding that will be allocated to new renewable energy projects, as the Chancellor set out the UK Government's 2016 Budget.
Budget 2016: 10 green pledges we all want to hear George Osborne make
From retaining mandatory carbon reporting requirements and confirming support for renewables through to supporting SMEs on energy efficiency and developing a thriving circular economy - is today the day that Chancellor George Osborne finally announces a Climate Budget that delivers on the UK Government's big green promises?
Budget 2014 response round-up: Who said what
Today's Budget saw the Chancellor cap carbon tax and once again favour economic recovery over environmental resilience. Stirring up mixed reaction across industry, here's a rundown of who said what.
Budget 2014: Osborne caps carbon tax as part of his 'Budget for a resilient economy'
The Chancellor George Osborne has confirmed a cap on the Carbon Price Floor at £18 per ton of CO2 from 2016-2017 to the end of the decade.
Budget 2014: U-turn on Carbon Price Floor will 'muddy an already confused landscape'
The future of the Carbon Price Floor has come under the spotlight this week, with concerns that the Chancellor George Osborne may freeze the policy in today's Budget.
Budget 2014: Energy investment must prevail
In the upcoming Budget, the Chancellor must place investment in energy at the centre of his priorities if the UK's economic growth is to continue. Mark Stewart outlines the measures required to create confidence amongst investors and the areas where clarity is needed.
Osborne's Budget must 'stop spiralling energy bills' by prioritising energy efficiency
The UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC) is today warning that the UK must retrofit one million homes a year over the next 25 years if it is to end spiralling energy bills and curb carbon emissions.