The government has suggested changing the banding for company car tax rates from 2020 to reflect the growing range of ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs) expected to come to market in the next decade.
Energy efficiency could offset the need for Hinkley Point C by 40% while demand side response (DSR) could make the project unnecessary altogether according to a new report published today.
Business customers of Good Energy are to be offered access to the Piclo renewable energy trading platform after the green utility made a commercial agreement with Open Utility.
There is “great appetite” within the commercial battery storage market, however far more investment certainty is needed over pricing and regulatory hurdles such as double-pricing for it to realise its potential.
The Northern Ireland Sustainable Energy Programme (NISEP) has been extended for a further year, casting confusion over the government’s proposals to replace it with the EnergyWise scheme consulted on earlier this year.
The University of the West of England (UWE) has signed up to a 100% green electricity tariff to ensure that all of the energy consumed on its premises comes from clean sources.
Automobile manufacturer Toyota has been crowned as the most sustainable company in the world in the Carbon Clean 200 report.
Global alcohol company Diageo intends to derive all of its power from renewable sources by 2030 after seeing its consumption fall 10% throughout its latest reporting year.
The Go Ultra Low scheme has awarded special status to 65 UK organisations since May 2016 in recognition of their commitment to adopt electric vehicles as a larger proportion of their fleets.
Large energy users have called on the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to prioritise the creation of a long term policy framework while questions remain over the future importance of energy and climate change policy at the new Whitehall office.
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Nottingham City Council has met its climate change targets four years ahead of schedule following a number of energy saving initiatives and significant investments in renewables across the city.
Virgin Media reduced its carbon emissions year-on-year by more than 6% in 2015, and the company said it owes much of this reduction to various energy efficiency projects and a trial run of on-site generation.
Ford is expecting to halve the energy it uses to produce diesel engines at its manufacturing facility in Dagenham following the installation of a new production line.
Russian gas giant and UK business energy supplier Gazprom has greened its energy supply by entering into a 15-year contract with solar farm developer Canadian Solar.
Nissan says electric vehicle charging bays will outnumber petrol stations by mid-2020, and possibly sooner, as the uptake in EVs increases and petrol pumps start to vanish.
The Association for Decentralised Energy claims Ofgem's "rushed through" proposals on embedded benefits will undermine the UK’s transition to a lower carbon system.