£20,000 award for London’s ‘green business dragon’

London’s Mayor Boris Johnson plans to unleash “green business dragons” of the future with a new competition for low carbon innovators. Students in the capital are being invited to participate in a ‘Dragon’s Den’ style competition – headed by entrepreneur and investor Deborah Meaden – pitching their new business ideas to cut future carbon emissions […]

Dragon’s Den investor jumps into clean energy debate

Investment angel Deborah Meaden today jumped into the clean energy debate to persuade people to switch from Big Six firms to a renewable energy supplier. The Dragon’s Den investor struck a more positive tone than her steely appearances on the BBC’s television show in a short video, which can be found on Youtube, giving her […]

Home solar projects fulfil their promise

A new study that claims to be a “snapshot” of how much money can be made from home solar projects shows that the average solar PV owner earned £1,073 from their electricity provider in the last year. This is according to research by Ploughcroft, the Yorkshire-based solar installer backed by BBC Dragons’ Den investors Deborah […]