The EU has launched a new energy hub to help the member states to become increasingly energy efficient. The ‘Smart specialisation platform on energy’ will be used between regions to share their knowledge about energy investment and low carbon technologies. ...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...
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Business energy supplier Haven Power has been awarded a £500 million renewable energy contract to provide green energy to the water company as part of a five-year contract. There is an option for two further five-year renewals which could increase ...Read More »
An independent oil and gas producer Third Energy has submitted a planning application to frack in North Yorkshire. If approved by the North Yorkshire County Council, they plan to explore for gas at it’s site in Kirby Misperton. The necessary permits are ...Read More »
Energy company SSE has announced it will close it’s coal-fired power plant in West Yorkshire by March 2016. It said costs at the 48-year old Ferrybridge power station have been rising due to its age and the UK’s environmental policies ...Read More »
The “love it or hate it” Marmite argument has always been around, but it seems the household name is actually environmentally friendly. Unilever say that using the waste to convert 18,000 tonnes of solid marmite into methane has cut ...Read More »
SunEdison, a US renewable energy firm has launched a competition to find the UK’s most solar savvy street. The prize is 10 years worth of solar-generated electricity to participants in the winning street or #BritainsBrightestStreet. Homeowners taking part can save ...Read More »
Mayor Boris Johnson is providing £300,000 to help reduce the food waste in the capital. London boroughs can apply for a share of the fund to set up the so-called ‘social supermarkets’, which will sell food cheaply to local people struggling with food poverty. ...Read More »
Energy company First Utility has cut its energy prices in line with 2012 levels. The energy company has introduced a new plan called, iSave Fixed June v2, to save prices on electricity and gas bills until 2017. The tariff costs ...Read More »
Matt Hancock, former minister for Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), has now been named as the new Minster of State for the Cabinet Office. The Conservative MP for West ...Read More »
The new government has been urged to secure clean energy supplies and take environmental issues seriously by UK businesses and charities. RenewableUK’s Chief Executive, Maria McCaffery, said: “We hope that one of the new Government’s priorities will be to act ...Read More »