Greener Business News

1 September 2015

The solar industry has been left “shocked” by changes to the Feed-in-Tariff (FiT) scheme proposed by the Government to drastically reduce its support to small-scale renewable energy systems.

28 August 2015

An industry seminar will be held next month to explain to suppliers of district and community heating systems how recent changes to the regulations will affect them.

27 August 2015

A manufacturer of a modified wood substitute for tropical and other hardwoods has signed up to the WWF’s campaign against global forest destruction.

24 August 2015

A housing association is having air source heat pumps installed into 200 of its homes in an effort to provide residents with cheaper and more energy efficient heating systems.

21 August 2015

Villages and towns will be allowed to build starter homes on Rural Exception Sites under the Government’s first ever Rural Productivity Plan.

20 August 2015

Cardiff University's School of Planning and Geography and the Welsh School of Architecture, together with universities in the USA and Indonesia, have won a grant to investigate how urban greening can boost water and flood management and increase sustainability.

19 August 2015

Off the back of the government's announcment that they will introduce new guidance that will fast track fracking, Greenpeace have voiced their concerns.

18 August 2015

A Darlington man has been ordered to pay back £350,000 under the Proceeds of Crime Act – one of the biggest seizures for the Environment Agency in the North East.

17 August 2015

One hundred thousand honey bees have been introduced at two Derbyshire quarries and biodiversity in surrounding areas improved, to support the nationwide campaign to grow Britain’s bee population.

14 August 2015

The Environment Agency has confirmed which of its 45 locks on the non-tidal River Thames are in line for improvement works during the remainder of this financial year.

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