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Blueprint explores accelerating climate action at local level

A group of local government, environment and research organisations have come together to set out how government can accelerate climate action and...

E.ON and Nissan announce key milestone in V2G project

E.ON and Nissan have successfully deployed 20 vehicle-to-grid (V2G) chargers, achieving a key milestone as part of their large-scale V2G trial co-funded...

Plan looks to pave way for a net zero Humber by...

Plans for the Humber cluster to potentially become the first in the world to reach net zero by 2040 have taken a...

Subsidy-free solar set to power UK’s first zero carbon electric forecourt

GRIDSERVE will supply the UK’s first zero carbon electric forecourt with subsidy-free solar power, after purchasing the Clayhill hybrid solar farm from...

ADE lays out vision for heat and energy efficiency “zoning”

To decarbonise the UK’s buildings, the government should empower local actors and solutions, the Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE) has said.

Social Energy and UKPN join forces to create smart grid

Social Energy has linked up with UK Power Networks (UKPN) to develop a smart grid, offering customers batteries as part of a...

Facility to explore how hydrogen could be used to heat homes

National Grid has announced plans to launch a £10mn trial project to explore how hydrogen gas could be used to heat homes...

Energy projects part of £1.3bn recovery package

Over 300 shovel ready projects in England have been awarded a share of £1.3bn investment as the government looks to drive a...

UKCS can have substantial impact on UK’s net zero goal

Integrating offshore oil and gas, renewables, hydrogen and carbon capture and storage (CCS) could deliver around 30% of the UK’s net zero...

Warm Homes Fund has had “largely positive” impacts

The Warm Homes Fund (WHF) has been found to have had “largely positive and substantial impacts” on the lives of many households.

Gas network investment set to “slash” emissions

Gas network company investment is set to lead to a substantial reduction in emissions over the next 12 years, the Energy Networks...

Portsmouth energy scheme has big impact on bills

Portsmouth City Council has revealed its Switch On Portsmouth scheme has saved almost £820,000 from people’s bills. In late...

Regen calls for local leadership to transform UK energy

Regen has warned that without “active engagement” of the people and organisations living and working in the UK’s nations, cities and regions,...

Sharma pledges ambitious UK NDC ahead of COP26

Business and Energy Secretary, Alok Sharma, has assured the UK will submit an ambitious NDC, complementing its net zero commitment, "well ahead"...

Networks seek views on boosting flexibility market

The Energy Networks Association (ENA) is looking to “turbo-charge” flexibility measures, such as smart charging and demand-side response, after the launch of...

Report sets out how Scotland can ensure a “just green recovery”

A crucial point has been reached for delivering a net zero economy and one that is fair and works for people across...

Report sets out importance of local area energy planning

The Energy Systems (ES) Catapult and Centre for Sustainable Energy (CSE) have set out the key elements to delivering an effective local...

Latest round of Energy Redress Scheme awards over £2.9mn

Eleven charities across England, Scotland and Wales have been awarded over £2.9mn in funding in the latest round of Ofgem’s Energy Redress...

Ofgem unveils plans for local networks

Ofgem is targeting a greener and fairer energy system for British consumers after publishing its proposals to transform local electricity networks.

CCC makes case for adaptation reporting

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has written to all reporting organisations covered by the Adaptation Reporting Power (ARP).