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.

29 December 2015

Template agreement aims to boost confidence in ‘maintenance and repair’ market.

23 December 2015

Cambridgeshire water supplier, Anglian Water Services Limited (AWSL), has been fined after three workers were injured in two separate incidents at its water recycling centres in Dunstable, Bedfordshire, and Saffron Walden, Essex.

22 December 2015

The quarterly figures, released by the Department of Energy and Climate Change, show that in July to September, the amount of electricity generated by offshore wind increased by 52% compared to the same period in 2014, while onshore wind generation was up by 30%.

21 December 2015

MPs have voted by 298 – 261 in favour of fracking under national parks, Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs), Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSIs), World Heritage Sites, and Groundwater Protection Zones.

18 December 2015

UK EIIs have been granted state aid compensation for the cost of renewables, giving the steel sector greater certainty around energy costs.

17 December 2015

Thousands of new homes to be delivered as part of the Government’s efforts to boost housebuilding are likely to prove uninsurable because of a significant flood risk, Greenpeace has claimed.

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