Department For Business, Energy And Industrial Strategy

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Government launches investigation into major power outage

The government has launched an investigation into the power cut on Friday (9 August) that led to major disruption across the UK's power and transport networks.

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Major power cut could have been prevented, expert claims

Friday's (9 August) major power cut was caused by an issue known to National Grid and could have been prevented, according to an expert from energy storage company Anesco.

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Leadsom gets top job at BEIS

Andrea Leadsom has been appointed as the new Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).

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BEIS unveils £80m EV investment

An £80 million investment to help develop the next generation of electric vehicles has been unveiled by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).

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Ofgem hits back over climate change criticism

Ofgem has hit back following criticism that it is out of touch over climate change.

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HyNet project on track to be operational by 2024

Cadent's HyNet project is on course to be operational by 2024 after being awarded over £800,000 in support from UK Government and project partners.

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UK government commits to 2050 net zero emissions target

Prime Minister Theresa May has announced that the UK has committed to cut greenhouse gas emissions in the UK to almost zero by 2050.

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Dermot Nolan to remain as Ofgem chief executive until 2020

The chief executive of Ofgem has announced his intention to stay in his post until the end of February 2020.