World is stuck in energy “no-man’s land”

The world is stuck in energy “no-man’s land” between fossil fuels and renewables, the pioneering environmentalist Jonathon Porritt has told ELN. The former chairman of the Green Party also described UK energy policy as a “mess” and claimed all energy consumers are getting “ripped off”. But he struck a more positive note when considering the […]

Co-op reaches £700m investment in green projects

The Co-operative Group has announced it has so far lent £700 million to renewable energy projects in the last year, making it well ahead of schedule for its pledge to dish out £1 billion toward green energy by 2013. As part of a plan to become the most socially responsible business in the UK, the […]

Jonathon Porritt – we can afford to go green

Jonathon Porritt talks to ELN about the UK’s sustainable future

Offshore wind is ‘poster child’ for UK renewables

The boss of Scottish and Southern Energy has said that Scotland is “rubbing its hands” as the country outpaces England and Wales in the renewable energy stakes. Mr Marchant said the demise of England’s regional development agencies proved to be a game-changer for Scotland, because of the opportunity it presents to gain a competitive advantage […]