Yorkshire Water to invest £13m to improve river water quality

The company plans to invest in a range of measures that aim to improve the Wharfe upstream of the bathing water

ScottishPower bags 17 solar PV projects

The projects have a combined capacity of 800MW

Three-fifths of homes in England and Wales ‘have low energy efficiency credentials’

Age of a property is the most significant factor associated with energy efficiency, according to new report

Government seeks views on delivering heat network zoning in England

It proposes in a heat network zone, all new buildings, large public sector and large non-domestic buildings – as well as larger domestic premises which are currently communally heated – would be required to connect to a heat network within a prescribed timeframe

Rise of smart meter installations halted in August

An estimated 189,000 smart meter installations were recorded last month, 16% fewer than in July

UK’s offshore wind spins faster with £130m boost

A subsea cables provider has unveiled plans to build a facility that will develop components of wind turbines

Patrick Bamford looks to score for climate change on England debut

The Leeds United striker has revealed his goal celebration represents climate change in a bid to influence more people to take action

England’s homes ’emit more emissions than all of the country’s cars’

A new report estimates English homes emit an estimated 58.5 million tonnes of carbon dioxide every year

Climate change ‘could make UK’s office-to-flat conversions uninhabitable’

Repurposing commercial buildings could create swathes of homes that are unfit for living in future climate conditions, according to a new report

New £1m fund launched to diversify tree planting stock in England

The Tree Production Innovation Fund aims to encourage the development and adoption of new technologies and ways of working