Six environment and climate chiefs, including German Environment Minister Peter Altmaier and U.K. Energy and Climate Secretary Ed Davey, pressed European Union lawmakers to back a rescue plan for the world’s biggest carbon market, as divisions persist before a key vote.
U.K. Energy Secretary Ed Davey criticized arguments against renewable-energy policies as “dangerous” for the country’s economy, a sign that he’s resisting pressure from within the government to reduce subsidies for the industry.
U.K. Energy Secretary Ed Davey said arguments against pushing renewable energy policies are “dangerous” for the economy, signaling he’s resisting pressure from within the government to cut subsidies for the industry.
Scottish independence threatens to raise the nation’s power bills as billions of pounds needed to switch to green energy are borne by its people instead of being spread across Britain, U.K. Energy Secretary Ed Davey said.
U.K. Energy Secretary Ed Davey promised to give industry more clarity about power market reforms due next month, seeking to allay the concerns of renewable and nuclear power developers that ministers are bogged down in analysis of the problem.