Green light for low carbon modular homes in Bristol

ZEDpods says the development will have ‘very high energy efficiency’ and will be ‘super insulated’

Green measures to heal NHS Trust’s energy costs by £800k a year

The Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust also expects to reduce carbon emissions by more than 2,200 tonnes a year

Huge VAT increase for solar and battery storage products

Supplies of coal as a fuel for homes will continue to receive a reduced 5% VAT rate

Centrica launches global EV offer with solar and storage

Businesses will be able to meet additional power demands of new charging points by generating, storing and managing their own electricity on site

Toyota to test blockchain peer-to-peer energy trading in Japan

The project will assess the feasibility of a two-way, self-autonomous electricity supply system that allows direct trading between consumers

Brighton Energy Coop secures 2.5MW of FiT exemptions

It consists of 30 rooftop installations at schools, leisure centres, colleges, swimming pools and local businesses

Octopus Energy’s new tariff offers cash for solar power export

It comes as the government’s Feed-in Tariff (FiT) scheme closes today

Siemens enters home energy storage market

The Junelight Smart Battery has a total capacity of 19.8kWh

Renewable energy: UK consults on paying homes and businesses for excess generation

The ‘Smart Export Guarantee’ would replace the export tariff and apply to small-scale renewable sources such as solar panels

Giant solar farms to power Google’s data centres

The deal with the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) covers 413MW of capacity