Saturday, September 18, 2021

Funding to tackle fuel poverty opens for applications

The UK’s biggest electricity distributor is inviting not-for-profit organisations, charities and community groups to apply for new funding, to help tackle the threat of...

Second round of Water Breakthrough Challenge to open in October

The second round of the Water Breakthrough Challenge will open at 9am on 11 October 2021, with two streams of funding available for innovative...

Scotland consults on the challenges of setting minimum energy standards for new building work

Scottish building regulations set minimum standards applicable to new buildings and to new work to existing buildings. A recent draft Heat in Buildings Strategy sets out...

New report details electricity consumption and renewable generation in Northern Ireland

45.4% of total electricity consumption in Northern Ireland was generated from renewable sources located in the country, a new report reveals. The ‘Electricity Consumption and...

Ofgem unveils new £450m fund for innovation across gas and electricity networks

A new fund that is set to unlock greener ways to travel and to heat and power homes and businesses by harnessing a new...

Seaweed-harvesting and by-product of whisky manufacturing among projects to receive biomass funding

Farming seaweed and growing algae from the by-products of whisky manufacturing are among 24 projects awarded £4 million government funding to boost biomass production. The...

New research examines the effect of offshore windfarms on marine ecosystems

A new research programme has been launched to address 'the critical gap' in understanding how marine ecosystems will respond to the continued growth of...

Two companies have agreed to pay £6 million for breaching wholesale energy market regulations

Between March 2019 and September 2020, ESB Independent Generation Trading Limited and Carrington Power Limited regularly submitted misleading data to National Grid Electricity System...

Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund opens for applications

Registered social housing providers are able to apply for funding to help make homes warmer and more energy efficient as the first wave of...

Over 1.7 billion carrier bags were removed from circulation across Northern Ireland in the...

The 8th annual Carrier Bag Levy statistics for Northern Ireland show that 56.2 million carrier bags were dispensed by retailers under the levy in...