Shale gas exploration is now featuring in the news headlines in the UK on an almost daily basis. The positions of those for and against extraction of unconventional gas through hydraulic fracturing...more
This is the last of a series of three short client alerts summarising recent developments in the UK government’s Electricity Market Reform (EMR) programme....more
This is the second of a series of three client alerts considering recent developments in the UK Government’s Electricity Market Reform (EMR) programme.
In the first alert, we gave an overview of the EMR programme. One...more
The UK government’s Electricity Market Reform (EMR) programme represents the single biggest change to this country’s electricity market in a generation....more
The UK Government has recently published further details on a package of tax, planning and community benefits to help kick-start shale gas exploration in the UK. These measures will be welcomed by those in (or looking to...more
We commented in a previous alert that the European Commission had launched an investigation into "dumping" of solar panels in the European market by Chinese companies. Yesterday (4 June 2013) it was announced that the...more
Following changes in personnel in the UK Government, opportunities may be on the horizon in the budding UK shale gas industry. Last year, we reported on the challenges in achieving large scale shale gas...more