Tuesday, August 4, 2020

£1.3 billion announced to deliver homes, infrastructure and jobs as part of green recovery

TENS of thousands of new homes and other vital infrastructure projects were given the green light with nearly £1.3 billion of investment confirmed today...

Tradespeople need Government seal of approval to carry out Green Homes improvements

BUILDERS, plumbers, and other tradespeople across England will need a government-backed seal of approval to provide their services as part of the new £2...

UK’s first water sniffer dogs part of United Utilities’ £290m investment to reduce leakage

UNITED Utilities is to invest £290 million in plans to reduce leakage over the coming five years through various means, including special sniffer dogs. The...

Network companies seek feedback on future flexible market

ENERGY Networks Association's (ENA) Open Networks Project has launched a consultation on flexibility, seeking to drive standardisation in local energy markets across the country. The...

‘Local governments need to lead decarbonising energy’

THE UK will not achieve its net zero ambition without the active engagement of the people and organisations living and working in each of...

One million tonnes of waste turned to energy celebrated at Welsh plant

VIRIDOR and 'Project Green' councils have celebrated one million tonnes of non-recyclable waste being diverted from landfill and used to generate low carbon energy...

Portsmouth’s energy efficiency scheme reports results

SWITCHED On Portsmouth, a home energy efficiency programme in the city and surrounding areas, has released a report charting the past 12 months to...

Ofwat investigates whether Thames Water is contravening the Wholesale Retail Code

OFWAT has launched an investigation into whether Thames Water is contravening the Wholesale Retail Code. The Code is the statutory code that sets out the...

Plans in place for the UK’s first net zero commercial building

LANDSEC is progressing plans for what aims to be the UK’s first net zero carbon commercial building. The Forge, previously known as 105 Sumner St,...

Primark launches nationwide clothes recycling programme

PRIMARK has announced the roll-out of its nation-wide recycling programme, inviting customers to donate their pre-loved clothes, textiles, footwear and bags from any brand. Collection...