Editor’s blog

How new-build assets stack up against behaviour change is exactly the question we should be addressing in public planning

‘Relevant technical experts’ must respond this week to provide input to BEIS over how energy planning and national planning statements will take account of sustainability and the required Habitats Regulations Assessment. Six national planning statements that underpin planning decisions on energy assets were…

Range anxiety again?

Think tanks Bright Blue and Policy Exchange raise some useful policy proposals aimed at speeding up the rollout of electric vehicles (see story here). A couple raise questions. Policy Exchange would see government offer competitive tenders and long term contracts…