The local planning authority in South Yorkshire have given EDF Energy Renewables the go ahead for a proposed wind farm. The 6MW Park Spring wind farm is planned for a site between the villages of Great Houghton and Grimethorpe, east ...Read More »
An IT company has joined forces with a green technology firm to develop wind turbines that can attac...
After a price cap was announced by energy regulator Ofgem, four million customers on prepayment ener...
Experts have warned that by a government decision to quit Europe’s atomic power treaty, Britain’s fi...
Figures obtained by the BBC reveal that Britain’s energy firms are holding onto nearly £4bn of...
By 2030 under plans published by the Scottish government, half of Scotland’s heat, transport a...
The government has been urged by 30 organisations to set a minimum energy efficiency standard for privately rented accommodation. The organisations include the Energy Savings Trust, The Association for the Conservation of Energy and the UK Green Building Council (UK ...Read More »
IGas have found shale gas in the Barton Moss site near Manchester. The drilling company has now finished at the site, which was recently the focus of some anti-fracking demonstrations. IGas confirmed they had reached the Bowland Shale which is ...Read More »
In a proposal published this week, Ofgem have advised they want to force power companies to double their compensation payments to customers affected by power cuts in severe weather. The distribution network operators (DNO’s) will be required to pay out ...Read More »
Co-op Energy gained 70,000 new customers last year according to their end of year results. A 21% increase was reported at Midcounties Co-operative, which includes energy, food, funeral, pharmacy, travel and childcare businesses. This increases it’s operating profit to £22 ...Read More »
The highest number of energy efficiency measures in 2013 were in Scotland, with 58,000 installations, making it the highest number in the UK. DECC published the statistics for the quarter showing 58,058 loft and wall insulation and new boilers were installed ...Read More »
Digital Reality Trust , an Australian Data Centre company has made a promise to measure the energy efficiency of its sites and make them as efficient as possible. The company runs eight data centres in the UK, one in Ireland ...Read More »
Former Countryfile presenter Chris Baines is to help the National Grid reduce the negative impact ugly electricity pylons make on places of natural beauty. The author, broadcaster and environmentalist will chair an independent group who will tackle these issues, working ...Read More »
Siemens investment in a new wind turbine factory in Hull is to increase to £160 million, double the original amount. The site will be expanded over 2 areas the Green Port Hull project construction, assembly and service facility, together with ...Read More »
Following pressure from the government, regulators may be starting an 18 month investigation into the big six energy companies as early as next week. Ofgem, The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) and The Office of Fair Trading may compile a ...Read More »