Circular economy thinking could halve UK infrastructure emissions

Using low carbon materials throughout the infrastructure design process could result in carbon reductions of around 50%, according to a research paper.

Government set to review future offshore oil and gas licensing

The government has announced that it will review its policy on the future UK offshore oil and gas licensing regime as part...

EDF to help UK public sector transition to EVs

The Crown Commercial Service (CCS) has appointed EDF to aid the public sector in its ongoing transition to electric vehicle (EV) fleets.

MPs seek to close gaps in Climate Change Act

A cross-party group of MPs are supporting a bill that would see international aviation, shipping and consumption fall within the UK’s 2050...

SSE launches pilot to help job hunters into industry

SSE has launched a pilot jobs programme in a bid to recruit people into the energy industry following the coronavirus crisis.

Scheme aims to help residents in Kent with solar power

Kent County Council (KCC) has announced the launch of a scheme that will help residents in the county to save money and...

Scottish government signals low carbon ambitions

The Scottish government has pledged £1.6bn investment to transform heat and energy efficiency in its buildings in its 2020-21 Programme for Government.

Plan looks to Orkney to lead drive for cleaner, green future

Orkney Harbours has unveiled a £230mn infrastructure vision which, it says, would place Orkney “at the forefront” of the drive towards a...

Heat pumps central to London’s net zero goal

Heat pumps will have a critical role in tackling emissions from London’s buildings and delivering on the Mayor’s 2030 net zero goal,...

Government looks to support marine renewables

The government has launched an open consultation, seeking views on the potential of marine energy – including floating offshore wind, wave and...

Project to optimise local authority assets goes live

The Thames Valley Live Lab smart energy project, which is seeking to help local authorities implement the required moves to reach net...

Northern Powergrid looks to “build back better” with emerging business plan

Northern Powergrid has set out its emerging thinking on how it can play a key role in a green recovery, economic growth...

Milestone reached for UK’s largest domestic DSR trial

The UK’s largest domestic demand-side response (DSR) trial has achieved a key milestone with the first residents moving into pilot homes.

Trade body launched by green fuel firms

A new trade body has been launched by twelve companies with the aim of driving uptake of low carbon fuels, including bioethanol,...

Green hydrogen set to be competitive with fossil fuels by 2040

Green hydrogen – made from renewables – will be able to compete on price with producing the gas from fossil fuels within...

Fund supports communities in tackling climate change

The National Lottery Community Fund has announced more than £14mn in grants to support communities across the UK in tackling climate change.

SSE Enterprise launches demand side response platform

SSE Enterprise has announced the launch of a demand side response platform which will enable businesses to benefit from helping to balance...

Report sets out vision for a just transition across UK

The Trade Unions Congress (TUC) has set out its approach for achieving a just transition to the UK’s 2050 net zero target.

Kaluza claims UK first with combined grid flexibility service

Kaluza has gone live with its new flexibility service to Western Power Distribution (WPD), which uses a range of smart home devices,...

Scottish government fast tracks low carbon investment

The Scottish government is set to fast track funding to deploy low carbon heat in existing social housing in a bid to...