Sunday, February 28, 2021

UKGBC task group for renewable energy procurement and carbon offset guidelines

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has announced a new task group which will develop guidance on the procurement of renewable energy and carbon...

Green policies need to be at heart of coronavirus pandemic recovery, university network urges

GREEN policies such as increasing use of renewable energy and investing in electric vehicles should be at the heart of Government recovery plans after...

‘Urgent action needed to stop UK falling short of renewables goal for net zero’

RenewableUK has warned that the UK is 'significantly off track' to meet the level of onshore wind needed to achieve net zero. New analysis from...

COVID-19 will compromise the transition to clean energy without urgent stakeholder action, says report

THE CORONAVIRUS pandemic risks cancelling out recent progress in transitioning to clean energy, with unprecedented falls in demand, price volatility and pressure to quickly...

Southern Water starts paying £123m Ofwat rebates

AS PART of the settlement reached with Ofwat last year, Southern Water are reducing wastewater charges to existing customers and making payments to eligible...

Ofgem fines SSE £2.06 million for failing to publish inside information about the wholesale...

The first fine relating to the publication of inside information in energy markets in GB and the EU, according to the regulator, 'sends a...

Cambridge vows to tackle climate change and invest in energy projects in new budget

CAMBRIDGE City Council sets out its priority of taking action on climate change and biodiversity in its budget for 2020-21. The General Fund Budget Setting Report, which...

Home batteries support local Western Power Distribution network in a UK-first

KALUZA, OVO Group’s intelligent energy platform, has announced that it is the first residential technology platform to provide a paid flexibility service to a...

Ofwat proposes to strengthen financial ring-fencing provisions to protect customers

Ofwat is consulting on updating the ring-fencing provisions contained in the licences of the 17 water companies in England and Wales, which protects customers...

Northern Powergrid launches community energy engagement strategy

NORTHERN Powergrid has published its Community Energy Engagement Strategy, detailing how it will foster the growth of community energy across its region. Across the UK,...