Government shows green spirit with £10m dram of funding for distillery industry

The move aims to help businesses switch to low carbon fuels such as hydrogen, biomass, geothermal power and repurposed waste

UK to end support for fossil fuel energy projects abroad

The government will end export finance, aid funding and trade promotion for new crude oil, natural gas and thermal coal projects, with ‘very limited exceptions’

Scotlands’ fuel-poor to receive £16m of new energy efficiency support

The funding aims to improve insulation and install energy efficient heating systems, in order to contribute to Scotland’s net zero targets

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

West Sussex council energy supplier offers fuel vouchers to vulnerable residents

Your Energy Sussex is working with Citizens Advice to provide emergency fuel vouchers for pre-payment meter customers who are struggling to pay bills

Future Fit – preparing for life after lockdown

As energy users struggle with life under lockdown they not only need to ride out the immediate crisis but also prepare for the opportunities ahead as life, and energy markets, start returning to normal.

Wind farms provide gust of support during covid-19 crisis

Community groups across Scotland are turning to ‘wind farm community cash’ to support vulnerable locals

Government allows onshore wind back into the fold with renewed subsidy support

The move would signal the end of opposition to subsidising new onshore windfarms, which began as ministers scrapped financial support for new projects in 2015

Government says frack off to shale gas fracturing in UK

It has announced fracking will not be allowed to proceed in the UK unless evidence is provided that shale gas extraction can be carried out safely

Government rejects EAC’s call to end support for fossil fuel industry

The EAC previously identified what it claims is an ‘unacceptably high’ level of financial backing for polluting energy projects in developing countries