CST sets out path to whole systems delivery of net zero

The Council for Science and Technology (CST) has set out how a whole systems approach can enable the government to deliver net...

Government set to bring in legally binding environmental targets

The government is planning to introduce ambitious, legally binding targets in its Environment Bill in a bid to tackle environmental and climate...

Renewables industry told to embrace circular economy ideas

Renewable technologies must be designed for “durability, reuse and remanufacturing”, researchers have said, calling on the industry to adopt the ideas of...

UK aid helps to cut over 30mn tonnes of global emissions

UK intervention has led to the reduction of 31mn tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions globally over the last nine years, according to...

Heat project looks to help communities reach net zero

UK Power Networks (UKPN) is looking to help local communities map out their net zero carbon future at street level by tackling...

Regional testbed to assess energy-saving streetlight system

IM Properties has joined forces with Enzen to create a regional testbed for a new energy-saving streetlight system at Blythe Valley Park...

Veolia to turn waste to energy for Norfolk County Council

Veolia has been awarded a six-year, £102mn contract by Norfolk County Council to manage the treatment of 180,000tpa of waste.

Government seeks ideas on decarbonising transport

The public have until the end of the August to respond to a government consultation on creating a plan to decarbonise transport.

Low carbon heating key to improving living standards

People’s inability to adequately heat their homes could mean it is harder than previously thought to cut UK carbon emissions, according to...

Biomethane connects to UK grid for first time

The end of July saw biomethane connect to the UK’s gas National Transmission System (NTS) for the first time, National Grid has...

Britain should aim for renewables to provide two-thirds of electricity by...

The falling cost of renewables has strengthened the case for accelerating their deployment, the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) has said.

World’s largest V2G project launches in London

The world’s largest vehicle-to-grid (V2G) project has been launched in north London. Bus2Grid, launched on 13 August, will test...

Countries must consider more than cost in zero carbon transition

A “one-size-fits-all” approach to the zero carbon transition, based solely on cost, could result in social inequalities, Imperial College London has warned.

Floating wind set for Pembrokeshire as Europe targets ocean energy drive

A 96MW wind project is set to be developed off the Pembrokeshire coast, the Institute for Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) has announced.

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...