Oil, gas majors spending 1.3% of investment on green energy

New research suggests European firms are investing more on low carbon energy compared to their rivals in the US and Asia

Is Green Energy the Future of the US Utilities Sector?

Although the take up of green energy sources has not been uniform in the United States, there can be little doubt that states like California have gone for more renewable energy production from sources like wind power in a big way.

Renewables could provide 53% of Egypt’s power needs by 2030

The nation would, however, need to increase its investments to £4.9bn a year

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 […]