‘Offshore wind power now so cheap it could actually pay money back to consumers’

A new study found the latest round of offshore wind farms to be built in the UK could actually reduce household energy bills across the country

Morgan Stanley to disclose carbon impacts of its loans

It has become the first US-based global bank to join the Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials and its Steering Committee

More than 200,000 households ‘set to fall into fuel poverty as economy tumbles’

That’s the suggestion from the End Fuel Poverty Coalition, which warns a second wave of the virus arriving during colder weather could be ‘catastrophic for individuals and health services’

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’

Pre-payment customers ‘overpaying nearly £390m a year on energy bills’

That’s the suggestion from new research published by comparethemarket.com, which reveals 4.1 million customers are each paying on average £94 more a year for their energy than they would pay on a standard credit meter

Rockefeller Brothers Fund sees financial returns increase following fossil fuel divestment

The philanthropic foundation, founded by the grandsons of oil giant John D. Rockefeller, says its returns are now beating market benchmarks after shifting its portfolio to 99% fossil fuel-free investments in 2014

Switzerland increases available solar rebates to $388m to support struggling market

The boost of funding available for solar rebates aims to lessen the impact of the pandemic upon the solar market and encourage more consumers to go ahead with installations

Dip in oil prices sees fixed household bills drop below £800 a year for first time since 2018

Low wholesale energy prices mean six suppliers are now offering a total of nine new fixed deal energy tariffs for less than this price

UK firms to save up to £300m a year as Climate Change Agreement scheme extended

The move to extend the scheme is expected to give eligible companies extra financial support and security

Lloyds Banking Group pledges to halve carbon emissions it finances by 2030

The financier has estimated this will have an effect equivalent to removing the emissions produced by almost a quarter of UK homes