Budget 2021: In summary

The 2021 Budget established how the Conservative Party will work to drive a sustainable and business-focused recovery in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic

Budget 2021: ‘New infrastructure bank to drive at least £40bn of green investment’

Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak said ‘a real commitment to green growth’ is needed to build a strong, fair and resilient future economy

Could COP26 be further postponed due to COVID-19?

Media reports suggest the United Nations summit could be delayed for a second time if the pandemic situation worsens

Ofgem calls for independent body to run the electricity system

The energy regulator claims the new body could save consumers as much as £4.8 billion between 2022 and 2050

Small businesses need to accelerate sustainability goals – but many aren’t doing enough

Shockingly, nearly a third of SMEs say they do not intend to put a sustainability strategy in place at all

Utility Team is proud to announce net zero commitment for 2025

Delvin Lane, CEO of Utility Team, told us about the energy consultancy’s bold new plans to slash emissions

Moray East successfully installs first wind turbine in Moray Firth

In total it plans to put 100 9.5MW turbines into place at the site, following the completion of jacket installation in December

One EV was registered in the UK every 180 seconds during 2020

Go Ultra Low highlights that despite the coronavirus pandemic shutting showrooms, EV sales soared by 140% last year compared to 2019

Enough wind power was curtailed in 2020 to power a million homes for a year

A new report suggests an additional 20GWh of battery storage could see the amount of wind power wasted annually reduced by up to 50%

Paving the way for businesses to start their net zero journey

Sean Langford from SmartestEnergy and Experienced Energy Solutions’ Craig Watson told ELN how sustainably-minded businesses can get started on going green