Amber Rudd is new UK Energy and Climate Change Secretary

Welcoming Amber Rudd MP as the new Secretary of State of (Cabinet Minister responsible for) the UK Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC).

Over the next months, in this Blog I will be posting more information about Energy, Renewables, and Microgeneration, including the progress I make on my own project to install and run photovoltaics.

The Secretary of State has overall responsibility for the business of the Department, including:

* department strategy and budgets

* energy market reform

* carbon price

* Annual Energy Statement

* energy security

* National Security Council

* Carbon Plan

* Renewable Energy Strategy

* 2050 Pathways