Greener Business News

16 December 2015

The solar industry has spoken out against a proposed hike in the VAT rate payable on the installation of solar energy systems to residential properties.

15 December 2015

Siemens Public Limited Company (plc) and RWE Innogy UK Limited (RWE) were fined after 27-year-old Colin Sinclair was killed when he came into contact with the unguarded rotating shaft of a gearbox within a turbine at Causeymire windfarm.

14 December 2015

A new briefing paper gives an overview of sustainability standard BREEAM’s contribution to global carbon reduction in buildings.

11 December 2015

Scotland’s communities are now benefitting by £10 million every year thanks to renewable energy projects, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced.

10 December 2015

Communities affected by flooding will not have to pay council tax or business rates on homes and businesses for as long as they are displaced from them, local government secretary Greg Clark has announced.

9 December 2015

An extra £12 million will be invested over the next four years to help reduce the impact of climate change on the world’s poorest communities, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced at the UN global climate change summit in Paris.

7 December 2015

A new £10million Centre for Climate Change Mitigation, led by the University of Sheffield, has been announced, in a bid to address one of the greatest challenges facing humanity in the twenty-first century.

4 December 2015

Flexible rural planning policies must be ensured in any future changes to Scotland’s planning system, the country’s landowners have said.

3 December 2015

According to Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit (ECIU), 79 percent of the population would like to see energy subsidies spent on schemes that reduce energy waste.

2 December 2015

Today in Paris, Prime Minister David Cameron joined world leaders to launch Mission Innovation at the UN Climate Change Conference.

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