Britain sets new record as it goes coal-free for a week!

The last coal generator came off the system at 1:24pm on 1st May, which means the UK reaches 168 hours without coal at 1.24pm today

New framework to enable transition to net zero carbon buildings

It aims to build consensus in the industry on the approach to decarbonising buildings

National Grid ESO to run zero carbon power system by 2025

The Electricity System Operator (ESO) has officially separated from National Grid’s power transmission arm today

Spring Statement: Low carbon homes and travel and business energy efficiency

Chancellor Philip Hammond has launched consultations on possible future changes for the public and businesses to comment on

CCC: UK homes are ‘largely unprepared for climate change’

The Committee on Climate Change warns the nation’s legally-binding climate targets will not be met without the reduction of emissions from buildings

Major cities vow to make new buildings carbon neutral by 2030

A total of 19 mayors have made the pledge as part of the Net Zero Carbon Buildings Declaration

Majority of UK MPs ‘in the dark about falling energy bills’

New analysis suggests the average standard dual fuel bill reduced by £6 between 2016 and 2017

If Carlsberg did carbon-neutral breweries…

  Carlsberg has opened its first carbon-neutral brewery in Sweden. The facility in Falkenberg emits zero carbon emissions from its energy consumption, after completely switching to biogas and green electricity. More than a quarter of the site’s thermal energy comes from biogas generated from the brewery’s own wastewater. The achievement aligns with the company’s goal […]

Theresa May urged to show leadership towards zero carbon economy

Leading businesses and investor organisations are urging the UK Government to show leadership towards a zero carbon economy. They are calling on Prime Minister Theresa May to lead on climate change in order to drive jobs, sustainable growth and investment and remain competitive with other major economies. That includes setting clear policies through flagship proposals […]

Next UK Government urged to prioritise energy efficiency

The next government should recognise energy efficiency as a national infrastructure priority and commit to improving the energy performance of homes in the UK. The call from the UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC) comes as it has set out key recommendations for the government ahead of the general election. It says improving the energy efficiency […]