Greener Business News

7 January 2016

What do you do if your solar PV or solar thermal system stops working? As with all electrical and heating systems, things can occasionally go wrong and components wear out.

6 January 2016

RenewableUK is highlighting new official statistics from National Grid which show that 2015 was a record year for wind energy generation, with onshore and offshore wind farms supplying their largest ever amounts of clean electricity to Britain’s homes, factories and offices. Wind set new weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual generation records.

5 January 2016

Nearly 450 buses in England will be fitted with green technology to cut harmful emissions by up to 90%, after the successful bids for around £7 million of Department for Transport funding.

4 January 2016

Prime Minister David Cameron today announced a package of more than £40m to rebuild and improve flood defences in the aftermath of Storm Eva.

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Can Solar PV-T protect the UK from energy black-out?

Should solar technology underpin the future of the UK’s burgeoning energy supply? Anthony Morgan, CEO of renewable energy specialist, Newform Energy, certainly thinks so.  »

Europe’s jungle

Last month marked the second International Day of Forests, but closer to home, how are Europe’s woodlands fairing? Holly Squire finds out  »

New guidance on turning solar farms into biodiversity hotspots

Expert advice on how to optimise biodiversity on solar farms is being launched today at Kew Gardens by the BRE National Solar Centre (BRE NSC).  »

Eco entrepreneurs reach out to the crowd to expand their energy saving website

An entrepreneurial family have turned a passion for environmental sustainability and reducing their energy bills into a ‘go-to’ website for energy efficient products, Sust-it.  »

The smart meter rollout: Ensuring installation without a hiccup

David Stroud, general manager, EDMI Europe, explains the key things that energy suppliers must bear in mind to ensure the smart meter rollout runs smoothly.  »

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