The UK will have to adhere to the European Union’s environmental and climate change-related policy if it is to have any future agreement with the trading bloc, according to the first EU response to the triggering of article 50.
Planning permission has been secured for a new solar farm near Dublin Airport, which will be connected directly to a nearby reservoir which supplies 500 million litres of water to the site each year.
Clean tech incubator InnoEnergy is seeking applications from sustainable energy innovators and entrepreneurs for its latest investment round.
York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is expecting to make more than £9 million in energy savings over the next 15 years following the completion of the refurbishment of Scarborough Hospital’s energy centre.
The operational window for National Grid’s second successive demand turn up scheme has launched today.
The Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is prioritising lowering the cost of decarbonisation for businesses, according to a senior civil servant who has claimed that getting costs down is “the biggest challenge” faced by the department.
Provisional contracts of over 312MW of demand side response (DSR) capacity have been awarded in the latest transitional capacity market auction, the last to be dedicated solely to the demand turn down.
The National Health Service celebrated NHS Sustainability Day yesterday by announcing that its deployment of energy efficiency systems and on-site generators had helped it save more than £300 million in costs.
A £10 million fund has been made available to support the deployment of low carbon projects in rural parts of Scotland in an effort to boost local economies while reducing carbon emissions.
The UK is currently not doing enough to properly develop demand side response (DSR) technologies despite lofty targets for its use and obvious benefits to the grid.
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- Government finally relents and publishes Frontier Economics system cost report
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Wirral Council has announced plans to become the latest local authority to set up its own energy company and will likely seek an established licensed supplier to offer gas and electricity under its own brand, dubbed ‘Wirral Energy’.
London’s famous Black Cabs are to go green after their manufacturer opened a new £300 million facility in Coventry, with the government simultaneously confirming a £64 million pledge for new EV infrastructure.
Clean energy utility Good Energy has said it is to streamline its business in order to pursue new smart energy technologies such as electric vehicles and storage.
Nominations for the Solar Power Portal Awards 2017 are now open, and once again this year we will hand out one of the most prestigious awards of the evening, the outstanding achievement award.
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Toyota to expand UK electric vehicle presence with £240 million investment
The cost of low carbon policies attached to energy bills have had a “limited impact” on the prices paid by business, commercial and industrial customers, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has said.