Nuclear energy and the industry surrounding it ‘is a complete scam’

That’s the bold claim from Jonathon Porritt, Co-Founder of Forum for the Future, who told Energy Live News that the UK ‘has been one of the most incompetent countries in developing nuclear infrastructure’

SSE to spend £4m a day on low carbon projects across UK and Ireland

This figure adds up to around £7 billion of investment in new renewable infrastructure and technologies over the next five years

Government ‘must launch National Delivery Body to decarbonise heat’

Heat is currently the largest single source of carbon emissions in the UK, accounting for more than a third of greenhouse gases

EU Member States ‘must steer recovery funding towards climate neutrality’

The Climate Action Network Europe and CEE Bankwatch Network have identified investment proposals that they say must be funded to ensure a green economic recovery is possible

Putting wind in the sails of a green recovery

Wind power is a keystone of the greenprint for a net zero future, according to SSE Business Energy

New scheme launched to make UK’s £3 trillion pension pot more sustainable

Make My Money Matter aims to drive systemic change in the pension industry by ‘putting people and the planet alongside returns’

Government announces extension to non-domestic RHI scheme due to coronavirus

The previous deadline of January 2021 for projects to be operational has been extended to March 2022, in order to help protect investment in the renewable heat industry

Scottish Government announces £62 million fund for energy sector

The finance injection aims to help the energy sector recover from the “dual economic impacts” of the coronavirus pandemic and the oil and gas price crash

Volvo Cars powers factory in Chengdu with 100% renewable power

This change is estimated to reduce the plant’s carbon dioxide emissions by more than 11,000 tonnes per year

Wave of businesses vow to make their buildings net zero by 2030

The World Green Building Council signatories are also striving towards all buildings worldwide generating net zero emissions by 2050