Energy efficiency and low emission vehicle sectors see annual turnover hit £19bn

The energy efficient products was the largest sector for turnover and employment, according to the ONS

Nearly 32% of Brits ‘cut back on energy use amid soaring bills’

Almost two-thirds of adults said their cost of living has increased in the past month

UK’s net carbon emissions dropped 3.9% between 2018 and 2019

BEIS has noted a 3.6% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from 2018, with more energy coming from renewables than coal plants

UK’s renewable generation rose by 9.9% in second quarter of 2019

This rise, from 24.6TWh to 27.1TWh over the course of a year, was driven by an increase in clean capacity

Schemes including ECO and Green Deal expected to save 150,600GWh

New statistics published by the government show the estimated lifetime carbon savings of these measures installed by the end of March 2019 was up to 38 metric tonnes of carbon dioxide

UK’s overall emissions dropped by 9.1m tonnes in 2018

A new release of statistics from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy shows there was a 2.4% year-on-year decrease from 2017’s figures

Wind and solar energy
Third of UK electricity came from renewables in Q3 2018

A new statistical release published by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy shows this is a new record

Children increasingly travelling to school by car, despite pollution fears

The percentage of primary school children walking or riding bikes to their place of education fell by 2% last year

Big producers hit record with renewables and nuclear

The share of low carbon electricity generation by major power producers rose 7.2% to a record high of 50% in the second quarter of this year. That’s according to new data released by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) which tracked energy production and consumption over the period – it shows this […]

New UK data centre to better inform green decisions

A new UK data centre aims to better inform decisions in sustainability and a range of other areas. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is opening the Data Science Campus in Newport today, as part of a £17 million investment in statistics announced last year. The site will use new data sources and technologies to provide richer real-time statistics for policymakers and businesses […]