Switch2 smartens up and joins local energy system project in Warrington

The heat network specialist will join Project Rewire-NW, which has won a share of £21 million of smart energy funding from UK Research and Innovation

Majority of consumers ‘like the idea of smart local energy systems’

That’s according to a new survey which explores how the public feel about homes and businesses generating and selling their own clean power

Ørsted’s East Coast Community Fund hits £1.1m milestone

As part of the community engagement programme for Ørsted’s Hornsea One and Race Bank offshore wind farms, the fund supports local projects across Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and North Norfolk

Siemens signs deal with UK100 to unlock £100bn of clean energy

It will work with local authority leaders and the government to help projects attract investment reach commercialisation

Most local authorities ‘failing to prepare for climate change’

Most local authorities in the UK are failing to plan and prepare for climate change. Around 70% of local plans have no carbon reduction targets or any way of monitoring progress, according to a new report from the Town and Country Planning Association (TCPA), despite national policy having firm climate change commitments. The report claims […]

Thousands sign petition for community energy

The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Ed Davey has been presented with a petition signed by nearly 60,000 calling for communities to be empowered to take control of their own energy. The petition was presented by the Community Energy Coalition, which has been showcasing local energy projects across the country as part […]