Farmers and landowners offered £2.5m for environmental projects

The funding is expected to support around 40 new groups to deliver large-scale environmental improvements in their areas over the next three years

More cash splashed on ‘indie’ renewables

Nearly £300 million flowed into commercial-sized independent green energy projects last year, suggest new figures. Businesses, communities, farmers and landowners put the money into 843 new projects, around 40% more projects than in 2012, with an average cost of £353,000 each, according to the Energy Entrepreneurs Report. It finds there are now 2,930 business-sized projects […]