Extinction Rebellion activists glue hands to BEIS building

The environmental campaign group has called on the government to stop new oil and gas projects

Switching historic gas street lights to LEDs in Westminster triggers fury

Westminster City Council plans to electrify 299 gas lights across the city by 2023

Coronavirus or Climate Change – which is more of a worry?

Energy Live News Reporter Dimitris Mavrokefalidis went down to Westminster last week to find out…

UK’s first ‘Electric Avenue’ lands in Westminster

Sutherland Avenue has been fully converted to provide 24 new lamppost-based electric vehicle charging points

Activists open their own red briefcase in protest against 2020 Budget

A group of protesters dressed in black suits, top hats and tails reacted to the 2020 Budget, announced on Wednesday 11 March by Rishi Sunak, Chancellor of the Exchequer

Extinction Rebellion climate activists spray fake blood outside Treasury

Supporters of the group stood nearby holding banners saying ‘this is an emergency’ and ‘act now’

Veolia scoops up Westminster’s waste

Veolia has won three waste treatment contracts totaling £71 million from Westminster City Council. The resource management company will provide solutions to help the council reach its target of zero waste to landfill. The agreement covers treating food waste and the recycling of standard bin waste for the next three and half years. It will […]

UK energy efficiency schemes need ‘policy predictability’

Policies for energy efficiency schemes in the UK must be predictable. That’s according to Joanne Wade, Director, Association for the Conservation of Energy, who gave evidence at an energy efficiency hearing at Westminster yesterday. Speaking to the Energy and Climate Change Committee, she said: “It’s no good changing policies every year.” She added industry has “little trust” […]

Green Deal ‘needed trialling before it was launched’

The Green Deal needed “more support and trialling before hitting the mass market”. That’s according to Lawrence Slade, Energy UK CEO who gave evidence to the Energy and Climate Change Committee at Westminster today. The Green Deal, which was scrapped by DECC earlier this year, allowed householders to make their homes more energy efficient by installing technologies such as solar panels […]

Surfers ‘at risk from increased pollution’

Surfers in the UK could be at risk due to an increase in pollution incidents. That’s according to Andy Cummins, Campaign Director for ‘Surfers Against Sewage’, an environmental charity protecting the UK’s oceans, waves and beaches. The charity joined hundreds of people who marched across Westminster as part of a lobby this week to urge […]