Consultation launched for Springwell solar farm

In North Kesteven, Lincolnshire, consultation has begun for the Springwell Solar Farm, a proposed solar project with battery storage

Free advice on energy disputes for more than 200,000 small UK businesses

The government has launched a consultation on expanding support from the Energy Ombudsman to cover small businesses with less than 50 employees

Green light for Horsham energy recovery facility

The Environment Agency says the permit variation has strict conditions for Britaniacrest Recycling to protect the environment

Anglian Water unveils plans for new reservoirs to beat drought

The announcement comes as the East of England has seen only a fifth of its average rainfall in July and parts of England have faced hosepipe bans this summer

UK looking at more relief to energy-hungry industries

Big energy users could soon claim an exemption of up to 100% of their environmental and policy costs

Government blamed for “Soviet-style heat pump policy”

A trade body has criticised the government’s “market mechanism” which they claim it penalises British boiler manufacturers

UK consults on new nuclear reactor at Sizewell C in Suffolk

The Environment Agency is seeking views over a 12-week period on its proposed decision to grant three permits relating for the planned £20m nuclear power plant

Government consults on sustainable approach to marine development

It is seeking views on marine net gain, which would protect valuable marine species and habitats, for example, through planting seagrass which stores and absorbs carbon or removing plastics and other litter from the oceans

Scottish Government seeks views on circular economy proposals

Key proposals set out in the Circular Economy Bill and Waste Route Map include banning the destruction of unsold goods to ensure products never end up in landfills or are incinerated

Scotland consults on creation of first new national parks in 20 years

Communities, groups and individuals are being invited to give their views on how national parks can help to protect and restore nature, tackle climate change and promote sustainable land use