Anglian Water fined £300,000 following sewage leak in Essex

More than 5,000 fish and invertebrates at different sites along the River Wid were found dead, according to the Environment Agency

Climate protests have cost Essex Police £1m

Essex Police has admitted it deployed hundreds of officers and made 338 arrests over the course of seven days

UK pledges to ‘build its greenest road ever built’

National Highways said it will use the Lower Thames Crossing project as ‘carbon-neutral’ construction pathfinder

Regulators approve China’s nuclear reactor design for use in the UK

They said the UK Hualong Pressurised Water Reactor – UK HPR1000 – can be built in the UK, following an application for a version of the reactor design proposed to be built at Bradwell B in Essex

National Grid consults on new clean energy infrastructure project

The company plans to reinforce the electricity network between Bramford in Suffolk and Twinstead Tee in Essex

Green Investment Group charges ahead with 40MW UK battery storage project

It follows the acquisition of a portfolio of development stage, utility-scale battery storage projects in the UK from Capbal Limited last year

UK’s first electric forecourt opens in Essex

The project enables EV drivers to charge for a range of 200 miles in 20 minutes

InterGen gets green light for ‘UK’s largest’ battery project in Essex

The £200m project is expected to provide at least 320MW of capacity, with the potential to expand to 1.3GWh

Green energy to help scale back fish deaths during dry weather

The Environment Agency is using solar-powered aeration systems, which help to increase oxygen levels in the water and reduces the risk of fish dying

Council’s green tariff scheme help households save £258 on power bills

More than 1,600 households participated in the energy switching scheme, the carbon savings of which were estimated to equate to the removal of 1,059 cars from the road