‘Global energy consumption surpassed pre-pandemic levels’

Primary energy demand soared by 5.8% last year, according to a report

England missed household waste recycling target

Recycling from household waste fell by 1.5% in 2020, according to official data

Council saves nearly half a million pounds by cutting energy consumption

Covid-19 restrictions helped Angus Council cut its energy-related carbon dioxide emissions by 9.4%

European greenhouse gases soared in second quarter

Emissions jumped 18% last spring, according to Eurostat

Regulator rules British Gas ads as “misleading”

British Gas expressed its “disappointment” over the outcome and will seek an independent review of the decision

British households ‘slashed 33m tonnes of CO2 during lockdown’

Gas and electricity consumption had the lion’s share of household emissions, according to new research

More than 4,000 parcels shipped each second in 2020

During the pandemic, the global number of deliveries exceeded 131 billion – a 27% increase from 2019

Rise of smart meter installations halted in August

An estimated 189,000 smart meter installations were recorded last month, 16% fewer than in July

Domestic electricity skyrockets this year

Domestic electricity usage reached the highest level since the first quarter of 2013, new BEIS report reveals

Smart meter installations got the jab!

There were 30% more installations in March 2021 than in March last year, according to the new ElectraLink report