Living lab approach can cut energy usage

It is possible to drive down home energy use without placing an emphasis on individuals or technologies as central to change, according...

Urgent action needed on biodiversity

It will be twice as expensive to delay taking action to protect nature globally than acting immediately, a report has found.

Energy networks eye early investment in grid for green tomorrow

Britain’s energy networks have joined forces with Ofgem in a bid to unlock up to £300mn investment in the technologies of tomorrow...

Report calls for place-based approach to taking on transport emissions

A place-based approach is key to addressing transport emissions and meeting net zero targets, according to a report. In...

Scottish government reveals outcomes from summit on networks vision

The Scottish government has published a report, detailing the key points and recommendations to emerge from its Energy Networks Vision Summit.

UK net zero strategy must answer key questions

With the net zero strategy likely to be the “most important single document” the government releases in 2021, there are key questions...

Green Homes Grant could take over 10 years to deliver

Only 20,000 vouchers towards the cost of installing energy efficiency improvements have so far been issued under the Green Homes Grant (GHG),...

Think tank calls for “radical policies” to boost uptake of new...

A think tank has urged the government to focus on increasing the uptake of both new and used battery electric vehicles (BEVs).

Net Zero East to target innovative solutions to net zero transition

We are delighted to announce the launch of a new initiative with the goal of collaborating with and supporting local stakeholders across...

Scottish government sets out plans to transform heating

The Scottish government has mapped out its vision to ensure all buildings in Scotland are warmer, more efficient and net zero by...

UK battery storage pipeline climbs to over 16GW

The UK now has over 16GW of battery storage capacity, spanning 729 projects, either operating, under construction or being planned, according to...

Trial to test technology with potential to predict and prevent power...

Technology capable of predicting and preventing power cuts is to be trialled across central southern England. On 2 February,...

Guide sets out path to creating devolved, regional and local energy...

Ofgem has indicated a growing interest in devolved areas and regions taking ownership for the net zero transition with the release of...

Government told to procure EV chargepoints through tenders in underserved areas

Without government intervention, there is a risk the UK will not develop the comprehensive network of electric vehicle (EV) chargepoints it needs...

Oxford City Council sets out zero carbon vision

Oxford City Council has outlined how it will become zero carbon by 2030. On 1 February, the council said...

ENGIE partners with Premier Inn for nationwide EV roll-out

ENGIE has secured a contract to deliver 1,000 high power electric vehicle (EV) charging points across Premier Inn hotels.

Village set to become “zero carbon role model”

UK Power Networks (UKPN) is aiming to turn a village in East Sussex into a zero carbon role model for greener home...

Project looks to show benefit of local demand-side flexibility

Opus One Solutions has been awarded a contract by SP Energy Networks (SPEN) to demonstrate how local demand-side flexibility can help it...

Ofgem recommends independent body to lead green transition

An independent body should be established to lead Britain to net zero at the lowest cost to consumers, according to Ofgem.

ENA sets out how Open Networks plans to continue drive to...

The Energy Networks Association (ENA) has set out how its Open Networks Project will continue driving key changes and innovation needed to...