Canadian liquid and solid waste management firm purchased for C$927.5 million

North American Environmental services firm GFL Environmental has entered a definitive agreement to acquire the solid waste and environmental solutions business of Terrapure Environmental...

WJA system backs water jetters carrying out Covid-19 essential services

The Water Jetting Association has put in place an essential services notification system to assist its members in confirming that they have the right...

Carbon pricing currently too low for a just transition to net-zero, says climate advisory...

A new paper from an independent group of climate experts emphasises "the critical importance of a comprehensive financial and regulatory ecosystem incentivising emissions reduction...

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. This article...

New report: what investors need to know to accelerate green transition in climate intensive...

In a new report from Stockholm Sustainable Finance Centre, sustainability experts give an overview of what they believe is required to achieve net zero...

Report calls for greenfield surcharge to encourage brownfield development

A new “greenfield surcharge” is among a series of practical proposals to encourage future brownfield development, according to a new report from member-funded group...

Funding to support UK fuel pellet first

A recycling business which takes household waste destined for landfill and turns it into fuel has secured a £575,000 debt funding package from Lancashire...

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...

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...

New guides tap into growth of innovative power deals for UK firms

The world’s most iconic businesses – Microsoft, Nestle and Amazon, among many others in 75 countries – are already buying renewable energy direct from...

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...

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 sector

ADCS will revolutionise the AD industry, comments gas engine specialist

Duncan McPherson, finance director at CooperOstlund, believes the scheme will prove a breath of fresh air and could help to revolutionise AD operations nationwide.

German subsidiary in the UK offers perspective on Brexit

Gas compression and conveying firm Aerzen Machines recently welcomed fifteen German business leaders and the German Minister for European and Federal Affairs and Regional...

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 values...

Entrepreneurs to pitch game-changing technologies at London event

Applications have opened for entrepreneurs with game-changing technologies to pitch to investors at Cleantech Innovate, an annual showcase event for innovative clean technologies. The event,...

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....

Bankability of early stage renewables projects will drive economic growth in emerging markets, says...

Sustainable energy consultancy K2 Management has launched a report titled Pre-construction projects: The battle to reduce uncertainty and improve business case bankability, in partnership...

Conservation Finance Project aims to drive significant investment into Scotland’s natural environment

An ambitious new initiative aims to pioneer new ways of funding nature conservation in Scotland through the launch of the £1 Billion Challenge. ...

Assessing the Scottish Government’s ambitions for transport electrification: Realistic or not?

Neil Bruce of Edinburgh based law firm Burness Paull LLP takes an in-depth look at what is needed in terms of policy and investment...