TfL unveils green trains for Piccadilly line

The trains are claimed to consume 20% less energy than existing models

Utility Team launches ‘gamechanging’ energy efficiency software

Tests of the new software have shown it can reduce the energy usage of chiller systems by up to 20%

Cadent Foundation grants £3m for ‘green doctors’ to tackle fuel poverty

The grant will enable Groundwork to expand its programme, deploying trained energy efficiency advisors in at least 10 priority locations, providing energy cost saving advice to thousands of vulnerable households

Insulation the big winner of Green Homes Grant

The most common measure installed was loft Insulation, followed by cavity wall according to BEIS

New partnership to promote sustainable finance in Brazil

The Brazilian Federation of Banks and the International Finance Corporation will work together to support banks in implementing good climate risk management practices and training new businesses in making green investments

Industry bodies call for four-point plan to fix Green Homes Grant

Almost 35% of members admit payment delays are threatening the viability of their business, a new survey finds

Government sets out new strategy to reduce fuel poverty

It includes a plan to increase help for vulnerable energy consumers with fuel bills and green upgrades to their homes, with low income families expected to save as much as £500

Iberdrola seeks innovative solutions to decarbonise industrial sector

It is looking for ad-hoc solutions for factories, such as improving the efficiency of the energy used while reducing carbon emissions ‘in a sustainable and cost-effective manner’

Is government withdrawing hundreds of millions from its Green Homes Grant?

Almost £71 million of the allocated £1.5 billion Green Homes Grant budget for householders has reportedly been awarded

Scotland sets out plan to transform heating in one million homes by 2030

The Heat in Buildings strategy sets out the vision for homes and non-domestic buildings to use low and zero emission heating systems