Welsh colleges awarded £2m to provide training for jobs in green economy

The courses will include areas such as electric and hybrid vehicles, environmentally-friendly heating systems and electric bikes

Welsh Government pledges climate change and environment at the heart of its new plans

It has created a ‘super-Ministry’, bringing together the big policy areas to help Wales reach its 2050 net zero target

Energy efficiency: New £2m fund for local authorities to clamp down on unjust landlords

Local authorities across England and Wales can bid for up to £100,000 to enforce the current regulations for privately rented homes to have a minimum energy performance certificate of Band E

ET go home via Cornwall!

Spaceports in Cornwall, Scotland and Wales could start operations from next summer

Ceredigion in Wales has the ‘UK’s lowest’ carbon footprint

More than 20% of its residents spend nothing on clothing in a given month and 10% have solar panels, according to a new report

NextEnergy completes two new subsidy-free solar farms

The Llanwern solar farm in Wales, with a total capacity of 75MW, is claimed to be the largest subsidy-free solar farm built in the UK

Wales to launch pilot schemes to boost uptake of electric bikes

Four e-bike ‘hubs’ will be established in Rhyl, Swansea, Aberystwyth (with links to Newton) and Barry, offering low cost hire and long term loan of e-bikes for local residents

EDF Renewables acquires two solar farms in England and Wales

The solar projects are predicted to collectively produce enough energy to power 19,000 homes

Wales unveils circular economy strategy ‘to become world number one’ recycler

The ‘Beyond Recycling’ strategy aims to support a green recovery in Wales as the nation deals with the triple challenge of the pandemic, climate change and Brexit

Welsh Government appoints new environmental protection assessor

The temporary position was created following the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union