Uniper warns over output of coal-fired stations as river evaporates

Lower Rhine River levels mean that the company might need to cut output at a coal fire plant in Germany

Truss and Sunak slammed for being “out of line” with public on solar

Solar industry is “deeply concerned” about the two candidates’ comments on PV projects

Single-use plastic bag use drops 97% in supermarkets since 2015

The 10p charge introduced in 2021 and extended to all businesses helped bring the number of bags used down by more than 20% over the last year

Lionesses make UK grid roar!

There was a spike of 800MW in demand which occurred across the UK during half-time

UK relaxes permitting conditions for coal-fired power plants this winter

It will cover the period from 1st October 2022 to 31st March 2023 to address energy security issues if they arise, ‘whilst aiming to limit unnecessary pollution’

SSEN to tender for 70MW of new flexible capacity worth £6.7m

It is in response to an anticipated risk of a local network becoming overloaded

Local councils invited to bid for £7m pot to improve air quality

The Air Quality Grant will help councils develop and implement measures that benefit schools, communities and businesses and reduce the impact of air pollution on people’s health

England “faces the worst drought since 1976”

The Isle of Man has introduced a hosepipe ban

Race to the bottom: Will we start deep sea mining?

The government is allegedly looking at plans to evaluate potential underwater reserves of key materials for EV batteries

“Fewer than one in 20 council-run vehicles are electric”

Almost half of England’s local authorities have not yet set a date by which they expect their vehicles to be electric, according to a report