Thames Water to pay back £120m to customers for leak failures

Each customer will receive a total rebate of around £15 over the next two years

UK to establish Green Finance Institute and skills taskforce

It will be jointly funded by the government and the City of London Corporation

SSE applies to install ‘black start’ facility at Peterhead Power Station

This would enable the plant to independently resume operations following a failure of the electricity system

Water firm United Utilities unveils 10-year green fleet plan

It aims to eliminate the use of diesel and support ‘home-produced energy’ instead

Tory minister Greg Hands resigns over Heathrow expansion

The international trade minister is quitting to vote against the third runway

Government ‘must encourage LPG take-up in off-grid homes’

The LPG trade association says the fuel can help displace carbon-intensive fossil fuel use

Bondholders approve closure of Yorkshire Water’s Cayman companies

The Cayman firms were said to have been created due to the financial structure of its parent company

Speed restrictions in Wales to tackle air pollution

The new measures are expected to help reduce vehicle emissions by up to 18%

E.ON teams up with tech provider to develop battery systems

Vertiv will install the technical infrastructure while the energy company will be the interface to the energy market

ECO scheme sees 2.3m efficiency measures installed

Cavity wall insulations made up the largest proportion of improvements at 35%