Investor groups warn government against adding natural gas to ‘Green Taxonomy’

The bosses of three leading investor groups have published an open letter to the UK government expressing strong opposition to the possible inclusion of natural gas projects in the UK’s proposed ‘Green Taxonomy’. The planned ‘Green Taxonomy’ aims to mirror a similar EU move to establish a common framework for defining which investments and assets … Read more

‘Just in case’: UK extends life of EDF’s West Burton coal-fired power station

The government has confirmed that energy giant EDF has agreed to keep its West Burton coal-fired power station online over the coming winter, with discussions ongoing about the prospect of two further coal plants similarly extending their life. Business and Energy Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng announced the move late afternoon on Twitterstating that “with uncertainty in … Read more