UN scientist Jacquie McGlade raps UK over renewables

Cuts in support for renewable energy in the UK have been criticised by the UN’s chief environment scientist. Read more…

14th October 2015

Parliamentary group launches inquiry into energy efficiency of private rented housing

An all party group of MPs and Peers is calling for submissions to an inquiry into the energy efficiency of housing in the private rented sector. Read more…

14th October 2015

R Gledhill Ltd invests in biomass

Textile wollen yarn spinner R Gledhill Ltd has invested in a 200kW biomass plant to cut its energy costs at its Pingle Mill premises Read more…

9th October 2015

Solar energy firm Mark Group axes 900 jobs

A solar energy firm has gone into administration with the loss of more than 900 jobs.  Read more…

8th October 2015

UK’s first Carbon Trust-Certified renewable energy supply scheme launched

Responsible businesses can now have increased confidence in the credentials of the renewable electricity that they have purchased, with help from a pioneering initiative launched by SmartestEnergy, the UK’s largest purchaser of renewable electricity from the independent generation sector.Read more…

8th October 2015

The town where one in ten have opted for solar power

Even before she got behind her desk in Whitehall, Amber Rudd, the new energy secretary, was promising to “unleash a new solar revolution”. A million people now live in homes with solar panels on the roof, and she says that number needs to increase further. Yet the residents of one small town in Cornwall need no extra persuasion. Read more…

23rd May 2015

£70 million for home energy efficiency through the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund Release 3

More people will enjoy a warmer home for less thanks to the third release from the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund (GDHIF) worth up to £70 million. Read more…

4th March 2015

UK spent 300 times more on fossil fuels than clean energy despite green pledge

Government’s export credit agency gave £1.13bn to ‘dirty’ energy operations abroad compared to just £3.6m to clean energy. Read more…

10th February 2015

Landlords to be banned from letting draughtiest homes

New energy efficiency regulations could help around a million tenants who are currently paying £1,000 more than average on their energy bills. Read more…

5th February 2015