Ed Davey

Sir Ed Davey opens Bristol's second community-owned Solar Park

Former Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Sir Ed Davey opened Bristol’s second community-owned Solar Park at Ham Lane, Kingston Seymour. The 915kWp solar park was built by Solarsense and is funded and owned by Low Carbon Gordano Limited, a co-operative whose purpose is to help the local community to reduce energy costs and […]

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npower announces an average 5.1% cut on annual gas bill

npower has announced an average 5.1% or £35 average annual reduction to its standard domestic gas tariff. This will be effective from Monday 16 February. This is the largest percentage price cut by any major energy supplier announced recently. The reduction means that on average the annual standard npower domestic gas tariff is now £667 per […]

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RenewableUK response to Ed Davey's speech at the Lib Dems’ party conference

RenewableUK recognises the leadership shown by the Energy Secretary Edward Davey in his speech at the Liberal Democrat conference in Glasgow. The Secretary of State’s speech outlined his party’s proposals for the future of the UK’s energy market and for tackling climate change. His policy statements included: – Banning electricity generation from coal by 2025. […]

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300 million budget to boost renewables

Renewable electricity projects will compete for £300 million in support this autumn – an increase of £95 million from the indicative budget published in July, Energy and Climate Change Secretary Ed Davey announced today. The funding for Contracts for Difference, which provide long-term certainty for investors, are a cornerstone of the Government’s reforms to the […]

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Edward Davey statement on DECC's new ministers

Edward Davey’s statement following the appointment of new DECC ministers Matthew Hancock and Amber Rudd. “I’m looking forward to welcoming Matthew Hancock and Amber Rudd to DECC. They join us as we are increasingly demonstrating the success of our policies to meet Britain’s energy and climate change challenge. I know their combined experience and abilities […]

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