Ofgem announces £25bn investment programme to transform UK’s energy networks

The proposals aim to enable the delivery of emissions-free green energy across the country and meet national net zero targets, while also maintaining high levels of service and grid reliability

New scheme launched to make UK’s £3 trillion pension pot more sustainable

Make My Money Matter aims to drive systemic change in the pension industry by ‘putting people and the planet alongside returns’

Government announces extension to non-domestic RHI scheme due to coronavirus

The previous deadline of January 2021 for projects to be operational has been extended to March 2022, in order to help protect investment in the renewable heat industry

Bristol City Council agrees to sale of Bristol Energy

It says the company has faced ‘unprecedented challenges’ since being established and notes selling the company could save money for the city

Renewable investment
‘Almost two-thirds of Brits value investment in renewable energy ‘

Out of the 2,105 people polled, 62% supported government-backed investments in enhancing infrastructure across the UK

EU Bank offers €18m loan to Polish solar sector

The PV plants are expected to save 47,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide each year

UK’s gas network firms call on government to unlock £904m of investment in green grid

Cadent, National Grid, NGN, SGN, and Wales & West Utilities say the government must back its Zero Carbon Commitment package

US becomes the ‘most attractive country for renewable energy investment’

The UK has ranked sixth on the 55th EY Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index

UK Government announces new £1.7bn road and railway investment

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps says the move will put the UK on the path to economic recovery following the coronavirus crisis

‘EU must restart economy by launching biggest green investment plan the world has ever seen’

More than one million people and 100 environmental NGOs across Europe are calling on MEPS to ensure the EU’s Recovery Fund and seven-year budget is sustainably-focused