Recycled food powers UK homes

Last year, Essex provided over 37,000 tonnes of food waste, powering 6,310 homes across the UK for an entire year

Deal sealed for UK’s largest sun-powered portfolio

Schroders Greencoat has acquired the UK’s largest solar portfolio from Toucan Energy. The £700 million transaction involves 53 operational solar farms across England, Wales and Northern Ireland, with a combined capacity of 513.5MW. Predominantly acquired by Schroders Greencoat-managed funds, including Greencoat Solar II LP and Greencoat Renewable Income LP, a substantial portion is also secured […]

EDF secures approval for three UK battery projects

EDF Renewables UK has received planning approval for three 200MW battery sites in Kent, Norwich and Essex

UK’s largest solar farm approved

Longfield is predicted to power 60,000 homes

Major UK solar farm portfolio put up for sale following Toucan’s collapse

The firm owes more than £690 million to Thurrock Council in Essex

Priti Patel opposes 110-mile pylon plan in East Anglia

Former Home Secretary has opposed plans for a 110-mile stretch of 164ft pylons in East Anglia, warning that they will blight landscapes and harm the environment

National Grid seeks approval for major electricity network upgrade

The project is an upgrade to the electricity transmission network that will link Bramford substation in Suffolk to Twinstead Tee in Essex

Anglian Water slapped with £2.6m fine for discharging sewage in the North Sea

The Environment Agency officers uncovered Anglian Water’s monthly discharge of waste water equivalent to three Olympic swimming pools into the North Sea

Ford to cut 1,300 UK jobs

These jobs are set to be axed with the company’s move towards electric cars and inflation

UK backs Ford with £600m to build EVs

The cars will be built in Essex and Merseyside before being shipped across five continents