AD industry body calls for low-carbon CfD scheme to support small-scale renewables

Anaerobic digestion (AD) trade body ADBA makes call on day that Feed-In Tariff ends AD has potential to generate 75 terrawatt hours of...

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

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

Keeping compliant across the UK: Differences in environmental legislation

Simon Knott of consultancy Naturally Compliant offers an overview of important differences in environmental legislation between the different countries in the UK .

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

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

Tax relief for innovation is on the up, but many firms missing out, says...

The government is giving more of a boost than ever before to the UK’s most innovative companies, according to the latest full-year statistics from...

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 United...

Ofgem decision to cut payments to small, sustainable generators ‘makes a mockery of circular...

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

Energy resilience: how businesses are lighting the way

Energy consumption is one of the major drains on companies’ turnovers, and many organisations are looking at how renewable energy can reduce their spend,...

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...

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

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

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 the...

England-only environmental watchdog post Brexit deeply flawed, planners warn

Proposals for a post-Brexit environmental watchdog that only has jurisdiction for England are deeply flawed and will not provide enough independent scrutiny of the...

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 that will...

Lack of funding top barrier to sustainability action for 38% of UK businesses

The annual Sustainability Report produced by enterprise software firm SAP appears to reveal that 8 in 10 (83%) UK leaders will maintain or increase...

The Energy Act 2023: What it is, what it means and when it will...

Eleni Diamantopoulou writes The Energy Act 2023 (the Act) is finally here. After sixteen months of consideration in Parliament including a short ping-pong round between...

Ten market challenges with scaling renewables identified by new report

Professional services firm KPMG has launched Turning the tide in scaling renewables, described as a comprehensive report which pinpoints 10 pressing challenges defining the...

Barclays launches climate tech hub in Cambridge

Barclays has relaunched its Cambridge Eagle Lab with an apparently new focus on becoming a centre of excellence for climate tech start-ups. The group says...

CBI: Green Economy soars 9% compared to UK economy’s 0.1% growth

The UK’s net zero economy grew 9% in 2023 according to a new report commissioned by the Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit (ECIU), with...

Engineers have ‘vital’ role to play in unlocking trillions for low-carbon infrastructure – ICE...

Breaking down barriers between financiers and civil engineers could unlock vast flows of finance into low-carbon infrastructure projects, according to a new report from...

What does the SVB collapse mean for technology firms?

(Written on 15 March) A frenzy of finger pointing was well underway as technology commentators took stock of the SVB collapse and what it portends...