Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Water Breakthrough Challenge opens for entries

A £40 million innovation competition has launched to spark new ways of working in the water sector. The Water Breakthrough Challenge aims to equip the water sector...

Restrictions on sale of coal and wet wood for home burning begin

Restrictions on the sale of coal, wet wood and manufactured solid fuels for burning in the home have came into force on first of...

Inquiry to focus on battery electric vehicles supply chain

A call of evidence has been launched to examine the supply chain for battery electric vehicles. According to the Environmental Audit Committee, a supply chain...

UK community energy net zero role ‘stalled by regulatory barriers and lack of Government...

The Environmental Audit Committee has expressed disappointment that the Government has 'failed to acknowledge' the role community energy can play in prompting behaviour change...

Over half of UK consumers would consider installing renewable energy sources at home, survey...

Over half of UK consumers would consider installing renewable energy sources at home, new survey reveals. A survey by GHD, a professional services company, has...

Ofwat consults on the scope and balance of developer charges and incentives

Ofwat seeks views on the structure and scope of charges for developer services, particularly on the balance of costs recovered from developers and other...

Committee calls for improved energy efficiency scheme after Green Homes Grant closure

The Environmental Audit Committee has written to the Business Secretary calling for clarity for contractors and homeowners following the Government announcement to end Green...

Innovation in Water Challenge winners announced

Turning ammonia in wastewater into green energy and using unexploited telecoms cables to detect leaks in the water network are among the winners of...

Role of biomass in achieving net zero: The government launches call for evidence

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) are seeking evidence on how sustainable biomass should be sourced and used to best support...

Drilling set to start at Eden deep geothermal heat and power project

Deep drilling is set to commence soon at the Eden Geothermal Project near St Austell in Cornwall. Next week, the first lorries carrying a 450-tonne,...