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Twelve British cities shortlisted to become international beacons of ultra-low emission vehicle use

A dozen cities bidding for a share of a £35 million fund to become centres of excellence for low emission vehicles have been announced by Transport Minister Baroness Kramer and Business Minister Matt Hancock today (11 March 2015). The Go Ultra Low city scheme will reward cities that demonstrate the most potential to become internationally outstanding examples…

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6 arrests in nationwide waste dumping raids

6 people were arrested during dawn raids today (Tuesday 10th March) – 4 for suspected waste offences and 2 for suspected human trafficking. This follows a nationwide Environment Agency probe into the illegal dumping of potentially hazardous waste at illegal waste sites in Bristol, Scunthorpe and Newark in Nottinghamshire. The investigation is also looking at…

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British hydro power company offers its energy customers a preferential rate on its new 7% bond issue

British hydro power company offers its energy customers a preferential rate on its new 7% bond issue –        Opportunity to invest in new UK hydro power infrastructure –        Basic gross interest of 7% fixed per year for 5 years –        Additional gross interest of 0.25% per year for energy customers –        £1,000 minimum investment, £500…

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An extra £3 million of funding to set up heat networks is being awarded to 55 local authorities across England and Wales today.

More people will have their homes and businesses heated by renewable, sustainable or recoverable energy sources thanks to extra £3 million of funding awarded to 55 local authorities across England and Wales today. The new funding will support 74 low-carbon heat projects designed to provide more efficient heat to buildings and potentially lower heating bills…

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Good Energy joins forces with Open Utility to trial Piclo, the UK’s first online marketplace for buying and selling renewable electricity

100% renewable electricity supplier, Good Energy, has teamed up with innovative energy startup, Open Utility, to trial a pioneering new service that will enable commercial consumers and renewable generators to trade electricity. The aim of the online marketplace, named Piclo, is to provide an ‘eBay for energy’ that could offer more transparency and control than…

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Register Now For The Cost-Saving Energy Efficiencies Conference

How are Boots, Asda, Rolls-Royce, Royal Borough of Greenwich, Arla Foods, Oxfam, Sainsbury’s, Wickes, VOLKSWAGEN and Network Rail significantly cutting their energy costs? Find out at The Cost-Saving Energy Efficiencies Conference on 4th June in London. Download the agenda here. Back by popular demand with fresh corporate case studies and practical, frontline experiences, hear how…

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First Round-The-World Solar Flight Takes Off

Pilots hope to fly the revolutionary zero-emissions aircraft across the globe in five months using 17,000 solar panels. The world’s first all-electric transatlantic flight has taken off from Abu Dhabi on a round-the-globe trip. Solar Impulse 2 is expected to spend the next five months navigating the world in the hands of Swiss pilots Bertrand…

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