• Investors await clarity on UK energy policy

    05 August 2016

    Since the Brexit vote on 23 June, what signals should the finance and investment community be looking for in UK government climate and energy policy, asks Richard Folland

  • Brexit - the implications for renewables

    03 August 2016

    On 23 June, the UK voted to leave the European Union. So what does Brexit mean for the renewable energy industry today, later this year, in 2018 and beyond? Steven McNab and Sarah-Jane Denton review the implications

  • UK's fifth carbon budget aims to reduce emissions by 57%

    30 June 2016

    The UK has announced an ambitious target of cutting carbon emissions by 57% from their 1990 level in its fifth carbon budget.

  • UK's climate secretary sees harder road ahead

    29 June 2016

    The UK's energy and climate change secretary vowed that the country will continue to be a leader on climate change post-Brexit, but admitted its path towards decarbonisation had been made more difficult by the shock move.

  • The six dangers that Brexit poses to renewables

    03 June 2016

    With the UK set to vote this month on whether to remain in the EU, Alex O'Cinneide warns that a 'no' vote could be catastrophic for the renewables sector both in the country and further afield

  • EF BRIEFS: Canadian Solar, Dong Energy, Jinko Solar, Masdar, Japan, California, India

    04 January 2016

    Canadian Solar's share price is down some 5% since it announced plans to sell up to $100 million of equity.

  • The UK renewables industry needs support, not knee-jerk cuts

    03 November 2015

    The UK's renewables sector has been hit by a series of hostile policy changes. But the industry needs stability and support to encourage investment, argues Charles Yates

  • UK renewables subsidy cuts blamed for solar companies' collapse

    09 October 2015

    Government cuts to UK subsidies for small-scale solar installations have come under fire after two rooftop solar companies went into administration within hours of each other and a third said it would exit the UK market.

  • The UK announces plan to slash renewables subsidies further [UPDATED]

    23 July 2015

    The UK government has dealt a fresh blow to the renewables sector by outlining plans for another cut to subsidies as part of a drive to reduce consumers' energy bills.

  • UK's early end to onshore wind subsidies could cost £900m/year

    30 June 2015

    The UK government's recent decision to end subsidies for new onshore wind energy farms from 1 April 2016 – a year earlier than originally announced – could cost about £900 million ($1.4 billion) a year, an influential advisory body has warned.