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Complex and expensive energy policy is slowing decarbonisation, says Helm report

Renewables funding mechanisms are largely to blame for inflated energy costs, says the Helm report, which recommends an overhaul of the UK energy …

Smart agriculture system wins £500k funding following investor showcase

A soil-less smart agriculture system for staple food production, Airponix, has secured £500k in funding within five months of an investor showcase run by …

Local communities urged to get ‘smart’ on tackling litter with launch of the Government’s Litter Innovation Fund

Almost £500,000 will be awarded to community projects to tackle the blight of littering, Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey announced on 26 August. The …

Ofgem decision to cut payments to small, sustainable generators ‘makes a mockery of circular economy ambitions’, says ESA

The Environmental Services Association (ESA), the voice for the UK’s resource and waste management industry, has raised concerns over Ofgem’s decision to …

Report says data analytics will be key to addressing water industry challenges posed by aging infrastructure

Customer education, infrastructure modernization and the use of data analytics will be key tools to overcoming the water industry’s perennial challenges …

Cloud-based energy aggregation and battery waste innovators pick up low carbon funding awards for SMEs

A cloud-based energy aggregation service has picked up the Shell Springboard and Shell LiveWIRE awards, securing £180,000 of equity free funding. Another …

P2P funding platform secures finance for Nottingham AD plant construction

A firm that was rejected on no fewer than 25 occasions to fund the construction of a new anaerobic digestion plant is now seemingly powering to success, thanks …

Lights out for PPA-funded solar

A detailed new analysis shows that the standard method for financing large scale solar PV schemes in the UK is no longer economically viable. An estimated …

2017 rateable values include unexpected business rates hike for solar rooftop

Business rates for ‘mainly export’ solar agreed with Valuations Office but concern over 6-8 fold tax hike for business solar rooftops The draft rateable …

SEPA strategy document outlines change of approach and vision of a “21st century EPA”

On 8 August SEPA published a new strategy document, titled One Planet Prosperity – Our Regulatory Strategy, which sets forth changes in the way it plans …

Embracing the market model for sludge

A panel discussion at July’s AD & Biogas show brought together water and waste industry representatives to discuss the challenges and opportunities …

No change in UK wildlife law following referendum, warns consultancy

Independent engineering and environmental consultancy Wardell Armstrong is advising its clients that the outcome of the referendum on 23 June does not change …

Report shows surge in energy efficiency projects

A surge in the number of energy efficiency projects commissioned has been reported in the latest UK Energy Efficiency Trends report published by EEVS energy …

UK ranks 3rd in green tech inventions in Europe

From Kyoto to Paris: Inventions in climate change mitigation technologies growing strongly A new study conducted by the European Patent Office (EPO) and the …

On-site renewable energy generation: Ten considerations

In recent years, rising energy costs and a desire for energy independence have made on-site renewable generation both desirable and economically advantageous. …

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