Portsmouth City Council wins £3.1m fund for home energy efficiency

Up to 300 additional households across Portsmouth and Gosport are to benefit from the funding

All new build homes in the UK to be ‘zero carbon ready’ by 2025

Under the new regulations, new buildings will produce 80% lower carbon emissions compared to current levels

British Embassy in Algiers seeks bids for climate fund

It intends to support activities in Algeria that focus on raising public awareness about climate change as well as solutions for a green recovery post COVID-19

Welsh health boards granted additional £10m for energy efficiency and renewables

The funding will support energy projects being delivered by Swansea Bay University Health Board, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board and the Hywel Dda University Health Board

Scottish communities granted £3.2m for climate action projects

The Community Climate Asset Fund is supporting 279 projects, which includes the delivery of electric bikes, food growing equipment to reduce carbon emission and glazing to boost energy efficiency

EU bank agrees €5.9bn support for renewables and green transport

The European Investment Bank is backing the development of wind farms, the rollout of smart meters and improving the energy efficiency of public buildings

US energy storage installations skyrocket 240% in third quarter of 2020

The US battery energy storage market is set to soar from 1.2GW in 2020 to nearly 7.5GW in 2025, according to a report

Nearly 75% of Brits ‘find it difficult to find a registered contractor for Green Homes Grant’

Almost 86% of homeowners and landlords rate their experience with the Green Homes Grant as either poor or very poor, according to a new survey

Government unveils Energy White Paper – Industry responds

The government has published today the Energy White Paper – but what does the energy industry think?

Converting all UK homes to soft water ‘could save up to 8.2m tonnes of CO2 every year’

Energy usage with softened water is 23.8% lower for gas heaters and 17.8% lower for electric heaters, according to new research