Swansea Uni granted £36m to research green building materials

The university develops coatings that generate electricity from heat and light

M&S and Octopus Energy announce new partnership

The latter supplier will sell energy services to consumers under the M&S Energy brand

Ecotricity launches ‘world’s first vegan electricity’ tariff

The supplier says vegan or vegeterian customers are unaware a portion of their energy are provided using waste meat and dairy products

Bosnian hospital granted €11m to become energy efficient

It is part of a larger commitment to reduce air pollution in the city of Zenica

Community energy projects should receive tax relief, say majority of Brits

Around 79% of people agree there should be more government support to help local communities with such projects

Corbyn: Public ownership of energy system will tackle ‘climate catastrophe’

Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn believes returning Britain’s energy system to public ownership is the best way of going green and averting the “climate catastrophe”. He made the statement during a speech on Saturday at the Labour Party’s one day conference on alternative models of ownership in London. Mr Corbyn said: “The challenge of climate change […]

Price cap loophole ‘could see £700m in overpayments’

More than seven million households across the UK could be excluded from the government’s proposed energy price cap as a result of a legislative loophole. That’s according to green energy supplier Bulb, which says green tariffs are currently exempt from being limited. It says this will allow suppliers to charge more if they can prove […]

Scotland awards £2.6m for 12 green projects

The Scottish Government has awarded £2.6 million of funding to 12 green energy projects. As part of the Low Carbon Infrastructure Transition Programme, it is support clean innovations in Glencoe, Callander, Aviemore, Stromness and St Andrews. A total of 10 projects received development support to produce Investment Grade Business Cases, which received a share of £550,000, […]

Budget 2017: No subsidies for green energy until 2025

Renewable energy project developers have been dealt a huge blow as the government said there will be no new subsidies until 2025. The budget for support schemes, such as Contracts for Difference (CfDs), has so far been set through the Levy Control Framework (LCF) and since the Spring Budget announcement to end the LCF, the […]

Old rubbish dumps to produce green power

Resource management firm Veolia is to generate green energy from its former landfill sites. It is looking to better utilise the sites and add value as part of its landfill restoration programme, with the installation of solar arrays. The company has been granted planning permission for three sites: Netley in Hampshire, Ling Hall in Warwickshire […]