Green Energy

09 October

How to fight climate change from home

An IPCC report on has shown climate change is an even more pressing problem than previously thought. Here’s how you can fight global warming from home.

04 April

Is it time to go green?

Wind and solar sources now generate more electricity in the UK than nuclear power – is it time to embrace renewable energy?

19 December

UK vs EU Energy - Prices, consumption and renewables

How does the UK energy market stack up against that of other European countries? Click here to find out about UK vs EU energy prices and consumption.

12 October

Should energy efficiency take priority over a price cap?

The government has confirmed a price cap to curb 'rip-off energy bills', but should it concentrate on the UK’s domestic energy-efficiency problem?

07 September

Solar panel scheme to cut social tenant’s energy bills

An innovative new government-led solar panel scheme is set to cut energy bills for up to 800,000 low-income homes across 40 local authorities in England and Wales.

29 August

Are subsidy cuts and policy changes curbing community renewable energy schemes?

Renewable energy from community-run energy schemes is powering the equivalent of 130,000 homes across the UK, but could subsidy cuts and policy changes have slowed down the number of projects launched.

27 July

How to reduce your carbon footprint at home

Carbon footprint is a measure of the impact our everyday processes have on the planet – here’s how you and your family can do your bit for the planet and reduce yours.

24 July

Smart energy use to save UK energy consumers up to £40bn

A massive shake up in the way electricity is produced, used and stored could save UK consumers up to £40 billion by 2050.

13 July

The legacy of high energy bills continues

The Government has axed the plan to make all new build houses carbon neutral by 2016. Planners and activists are up in arms about the radical decision that could result in unchanging high energy bills.

26 June

Government confirms plans to privatise GIB

Chancellor George Osborne has announced that the government is to look at options for privatising the Green Investment Bank (GIB).