‘Regulation needed to put UK’s heating on path to net-zero by 2050’

That’s the verdict from the Sustainable Energy Association, which has published a new report proposing a carbon intensity regulation should be implemented

Vestas aims to become carbon neutral by 2030

The turbine manufacturer seeks to ditch carbon offsets and instead deliver CO2 reductions only through direct actions

Japan’s Osaka Gas invests £20m in UK supplier Igloo Energy

The Southampton-based firm says the investment will fast-track the development of its home services arm aimed at helping customers reduce their energy use at home

Millions of households ‘forced to choose between heating and eating’

That’s according to new research from uSwitch, released to draw attention to Fuel Poverty Awareness Day today – it notes 3.4 million UK households are in fuel poverty

New York backs tech that cuts installation time for ground-source heat pumps

Dandelion Energy claims its Sonic Drill Suite technology reduces the time it takes to install geothermal systems from up to one week to one day

Mixed technology approach to decarbonising off-grid homes ‘could save £7bn’

Liquid Gas UK notes this offers the equivalent of more than £4,700 of savings for homeowners

Scottish Government ‘should invest at least £500m every year to decarbonise’

WWF Scotland and Vivid Economics say fossil fuel heating must be phased out if the country is to successfully end its contribution to climate change by 2045

EU lends €21m for energy efficiency in Bucharest

The financing will support upgrades to thermal insulation of 400 residential buildings

Future Homes Standard: Government to ban fossil fuel systems in new builds by 2025

They will be replaced with the latest generation of clean technologies such as air source heat pumps and solar panels

Schemes including ECO and Green Deal expected to save 150,600GWh

New statistics published by the government show the estimated lifetime carbon savings of these measures installed by the end of March 2019 was up to 38 metric tonnes of carbon dioxide