Extreme air pollution ‘could cut 21 years off your life’

A new report suggests particulate matter is particular dangerous, as tiny particles can “easily penetrate lung passageways” and cause “significant cardiovascular, cerebrovascular and respiratory damage”

‘COP26 to be most important climate meeting since Paris Agreement’

Claire Perry MP has warned ’emissions warming our atmosphere have no territorial allegiance’ and stressed international cooperation is more important than ever before

New £3.5m fund offered to recycle small waste electricals

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

EDF Energy chosen to take on Solarplicity’s customers

Around 7,500 domestic customers and 500 business customers will be transferred to the Big Six supplier

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

Banks Renewables behind CfD legal challenge

It has launched judicial review proceedings against what it says is the government’s discrimination of onshore wind in favour of offshore wind in its CfD auctions

World’s longest turbine blade arrives for testing in the UK

The Haliade-X 12MW offshore turbine blade is bigger than nine London buses or the pitch at Wembley Stadium

Fracking with CCUS compatible with net zero goal, says government

BEIS has set out its position on shale gas exploration as Cuadrilla starts work on its second well at the Preston New Road site in Lancashire

Ofgem revokes URE Energy’s electricity licence

The supplier failed to meet its Renewables Obligation, under which firms that do not source the required proportion of electricity from green sources must pay into a fund

Ofgem aims for 50% women in its workforce by 2025

The regulator is raising the bar on achieving better gender balance in the energy industry and is calling on businesses to follow suit