Former chancellor George Osborne’s decision to scrap the Zero Carbon homes policy is costing occupants of new-build homes more than £200 per year, essentially three times the targeted savings from Ofgem’s price cap.
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UK Power Networks has launched a £300,000 fund aimed at supporting community organisations with energy efficiency projects.
The Mayor of London’s Energy Efficiency Fund (MEEF) has secured £500 million of funding as the capital’s bid to become a zero carbon city by 2050 shifts into gear.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan has kickstarted his flagship Energy for Londoners scheme with a series of new initiatives to boost local energy use in the capital.
Innovations to help vulnerable energy customers are at risk of sliding down supplier agendas as a result of the sheer pace of change elsewhere, a new report has warned.
Today the Committee on Climate Change has delivered its verdict on the government’s Clean Growth Strategy, ultimately calling for more urgent action or risk failing to meet its statutory climate targets.
Wouter Kimman, data scientist at Open Energi, takes a look back at the breakthrough technology and renewable energy records that typified 2017 and explores why they underpin a greater need for flexibility within the UK's grid.
Recent research carried out by Centrica found that more than four in five UK businesses had experienced at least one power failure in the past year, opening up the potential for serious consequences on productivity. Clean Energy News spoke to Tim Wynn-Jones, head of distributed energy sales in the UK for Centrica, to understand why UK businesses need an energy resilience strategy moving forward.
A number of prominent advocates of smarter, low carbon energy have been recognised in the 2018 New Year’s honours list.