News

week ending 26 June 2015

Energy Efficiency The government’s household energy efficiency programme is veering off track, according to a review of major projects run by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC). The government’s domestic energy efficiency initiative aims to fit green improvements to one million homes by March this year, through the Green Deal and Energy Company […]

week ending 19 June 2015

Ben Ainslie Racing (BAR) goes solar BAR’s new HQ will boast a 140kW rooftop solar installation comprising 432 panels capable of generating 130MWh of electricity each year. The design of the building’s roof structure was made with PV in mind and, once complete, solar panels will fill 100% of the available roof space across three […]

week ending 12 June 2015

Insulate Every House in Britain “Certainly, energy efficiency is one of the areas I want to continue to push,” Lucas tells BusinessGreen. “If we’re looking for policies that have a multiplying impact on the economy then super-insulating every home in Britain is just about one of the best you could possible come up with in […]

week ending 6 June 2015

Balcombe The residents of Balcombe, the site of the UK’s biggest anti-fracking protests, have launched a bid to power their village and a neighbouring one in West Sussex entirely with solar energy. The proposed 5MW solar farm will provide enough electricity for all 760 homes in Balcombe and the 500 homes in nearby West Hoathly […]

week ending 29 May 2015

Edinburgh Community Solar Co-operative Edinburgh Council has this week outlined plans to develop the largest community-owned renewable energy project in the U.K. Working in partnership with the Edinburgh Community Solar Cooperative (ECSC) and supported by Energy4All, the council will seek to install rooftop solar PV panels across a number of public buildings in the city, […]