UK business leaders call for climate and nature action

More than 1,500 business leaders have signed a letter calling on the UK Government to take urgent action on climate change and nature conservation

UK Ecotricity boss unveils ‘UK’s first’ electric airline

In early 2024, Ecojet, will begin operating flights to and from Edinburgh using a fleet of conventional planes that have been retrofitted with hydrogen-electric powertrains

UK should not be building Sizewell C, says energy boss

A nationwide rollout of small nuclear reactors has been hailed as a “nightmare” by Dale Vince

Ecotricity’s boss: “Animal agriculture needs to be reduced to make room for renewables”

Dale Vince has said solar and onshore wind could power the whole UK 20 times

How could grass help the UK beat its energy security blues?

Ecotricity has begun construction of a green gas mill near Reading in Berkshire that will make gas from grass

Ecotricity boss Dale Vince to step down

The chief executive is looking for a new owner who shares the company’s commitment to green energy and can fund the development of its green energy projects

Good Energy shareholders reject Ecotricity’s proposals

Wiltshire-based Good Energy said its shareholders “dismissed the disruptive actions of one competitor”

Labour proposes windfall tax on North Sea oil and gas to keep bills down

The measure is predicted to reduce the average household bill by £200

Green energy suppliers freeze prices this winter

Green electricity providers Good Energy and Ecotricity said they would hold gas and electricity prices for all consumers until the end of winter. Good Energy said it decided to freeze prices as the majority of its external costs are not rising until April next year while Ecotricity had initially frozen bills until the 1st of […]

Green energy supplier promises ‘frack-free’ gas

A green energy provider in the UK has promised never to sell gas obtained from fracking to households and businesses. Ecotricity said its ‘Frack-Free Gas’ pledge is in an effort to give consumers the choice not to buy shale gas and avoid them from supporting the fracking industry. The gas is sourced through the controversial hydraulic […]