Posts Tagged ‘Labour’

Labour wants green energy to power most UK homes by 2030

Party committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions to zero by middle of the century Almost all of Britain’s homes and businesses would be powered by wind, solar and nuclear power by 2030, under bold new green energy plans being outlined by Labour. Rebecca Long-Bailey, the shadow business secretary, will declare on Tuesday that the party […]

Clean energy projects stifled by Tory reforms, says Labour

‘Outrageous financial demands will have serious repercussions across the renewables sector’ Labour has accused the government of holding back clean energy projects in the UK by allowing energy networks to impose “outrageous” charges on renewables developers. This week, two of the six companies that run the country’s local electricity grids began making green energy firms […]

Yvette Cooper speaks at press gallery Labour leadership election hustings – Politics live

Rolling coverage of all the day’s political developments as they happen, including Yvette Cooper at a press gallery hustings and the report on the whether MPs need to leave parliament for a £3bn restoration Results of select committee chair elections announced Select committee chair elections – Analysis of key results Lunchtime summary Yvette Cooper at […]

Ed Davey: Labour will destroy the stability of the energy sector

Energy secretary hits out at Ed Milibands efforts to reform the energy market, warning of damaging effects Labours energy policies would destroy the certainty and stability the industry so desperately needs, Ed Davey has warned. The secretary of state for energy and climate change went on the attack against Labours policies at the Liberal Democrat […]

Ed Miliband commits Labour to 2030 decarbonisation target

Plans unveiled by Labour leader add to pressure on the coalition to resolve its row over energy policy ahead of crucial bill Ed Miliband has intensified the pressure on the coalition and its troubled energy plans by committing Labour to delivering a virtually carbon-free electricity system by 2030. The future of UK energy has been at […]