New £3.5m fund offered to recycle small waste electricals

The closing date for applications for the first round is 18th October 2019

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South West Water to pay £350,000 over ‘serious’ pollution

The money will benefit watercourses in Plymouth as an alternative to prosecution by the Environment Agency

Edible drinks capsules get splash of government funding

Notpla, which is backed by drinks giant Lucozade Ribena Suntory, will use the funding to take its Ooho product a step closer to commercialisation

WWF Scotland executive joins Big Six energy firm ScottishPower

Dr Sam Gardner will develop and implement low carbon initiatives as the company’s first Head of Climate Change and Sustainability

University of Liverpool to divest from fossil fuels by 2022

It has committed to sell its remaining £2.8m holdings in fossil fuel companies over the next three years

Catholic churches and schools put their faith in renewable energy

The deal between British Gas Business and Catholic Church’s energy procurement group is said to be one of the UK’s largest combined green energy contracts

Lord Ian Duncan becomes UK’s Minister for Climate Change

His responsibilities now include leading climate science and innovation, as well as advances in smart metering and clean heat

Wyoming wind farm to provide same power with 80% fewer turbines – how?

PacifiCorp is to repower the state’s first commercial wind farm with modernised, more efficient turbines

World’s most powerful tidal turbine to be built in Scotland

Orbital Marine Power has awarded the multi-million-pound manufacturing contract for its ‘O2’ tidal stream turbine to TEXO Group, which will build the technology at its quayside facilities in Dundee

Free solar panel scheme launches to help businesses go off-grid

The energy generated will be supplied to the grid, with the user then able to purchase it back at a discounted fixed-tariff rate