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.

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.

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.

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).

24 June

Good Energy to allow Bristolians to pay with home currency – the Bristol Pound.

Bristolians can now pay their energy bills using their local currency - the Bristol Pound. (£B)

01 April

World's longest electricity connector to be built between Norway and Blyth UK

National Grid and Statnett reach agreement on interconnector between UK and Norway. Green energy for 750,000 homes in Britian.

27 February

Wind energy subsidies are responsible for rising energy bills

Following calls for wind energy projects to migrate onshore, industry experts this week criticized government bodies for being too generous with subsidies in the past, which have contributed to rising energy bills.