Renewable Solutions installs wind turbine at RSPCA centre
(Thu 25 Apr 2013 11:32)
An RSPCA animal centre will dramatically slash its energy costs after the installation of an 18-metre wind turbine.
Severn Estuary could become the global benchmark for green energy
(Tue 16 Apr 2013 16:09)
Engineers, economists, local government officials and conservationists are gathering this week to discuss innovative and sustainable solutions to generating power from the Severn Estuary and developing a new standard for
UK's first zero-energy cost business park is officially launched
(Mon 26 Nov 2012 14:13)
The UK’s first zero-energy cost business park has been praised by a Government Minister after being officially launched.
June 2013 BIG Green Week festival dates confirmed
(Thu 22 Nov 2012 12:41)
Organisers of BIG Green Week, the UK’s international festival of environmental ideas, art and culture, have confirmed that the nine day festival will be back in Bristol from 15th to 23rd June 2013.
Scotland launches cycle scheme to reduce car travel by 1 million miles
(Tue 28 Aug 2012 12:29)
School pupils showed off their cycle skills to Scotland's Environment Minister Stewart Stevenson today as he launched an ambitious project to cut Highland car use.
UK launches funding competition to protect nation from climate change
(Mon 23 Jul 2012 13:31)
Britain’s world class engineers, scientists and designers are being challenged to come up with innovative ways to help protect UK infrastructure from the effects of climate change in a new competition launched by Envir
UK's renewable energy award winners announced
(Thu 28 Jun 2012 10:42)
RenewableUK, the trade and professional body representing the wind, wave and tidal energy industries, has announced the winners of the association's inaugural Energy Awards.
UN reveals winners of 2012 Champions of the Earth awards
(Tue 05 Jun 2012 11:18)
A country president, a banker, an aeronaut, a scientist, a renewable energy businessman and a conservationist were today named as the six winners of the United Nations Champions of the Earth 2012 award, given to those wh
Scotland highlights green achievements on World Environment Day
(Tue 05 Jun 2012 11:12)
Scotland’s Environment Minister, Stewart Stevenson, has highlighted Scotland’s world-leading role in both the development of renewables and in championing the need for climate justice for the world’s poorest commun
M&S and Aquamarine win top European environment awards
(Tue 29 May 2012 12:40)
Marks & Spencer and Aquamarine Power have both won the 2012 European Business Awards for the Environment (EBAE). They were victorious over 156 other entrants from across the 24 European Member States.
Britain's top eco tourism spots hailed at green award ceremony
(Sun 27 May 2012 16:31)
Some of Britain's most environmentally friendly tourist businesses have been honoured with a Goldstar in recognition of reaching the top of their class.
Energy Minister Barker leads UK green trade mission to USA
(Fri 04 May 2012 10:22)
Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker is leading a UK business trade mission to the southern United States this weekend aimed at strengthening the UK-US trade relationship and building the economic and business
UN chief calls for scientific solutions to help save the planet
(Wed 18 Apr 2012 19:10)
The President of the United Nations' General Assembly, Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, warned today that economic growth that relies on unsustainable patterns of consumption and production is undermining humankind’s quest
Energyshare launches funding offer for local renewable energy projects
(Wed 11 Apr 2012 11:24)
Britain’s leading community renewable energy platform, energyshare, has launched a competition for five community renewable energy projects to win match funding of up to £5,000 through Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's c
Wales launches £20m green scheme with opening of crop research unit
(Thu 29 Mar 2012 13:11)
Wales' Deputy Minister for European Programmes, Alun Davies, has today unveiled new research facilities as part of a £20m initiative to help businesses develop new ways to turn locally grown plant crops into commercial
Sustainia launches search for the 100 sustainable solutions of tomorrow
(Thu 29 Mar 2012 09:37)
The Schwarzenegger-backed Sustainia project is gathering 100 solutions to support a more sustainable future.
National Health Service to hold its first sustainability day
(Mon 26 Mar 2012 16:27)
NHS organisations across the country will be taking part in the first annual NHS Sustainability Day of Action on Wednesday, March 28.
UK is "light years" behind Europe on renewable energy targets
(Sat 24 Mar 2012 14:07)
The UK is “light years” behind Europe in the race to hit renewable energy targets according to a leading expert in biomass fuel.
Marks and Spencer shortlisted for top European environment award
(Thu 22 Mar 2012 17:38)
Three UK companies have been shortlisted for this year's prestigious European Business Awards for the Environment.
Global aviation sector commits to support a sustainable future
(Thu 22 Mar 2012 12:45)
Leaders of the aviation industry have sent a reminder to governments of the vital role the sector plays in economic growth, providing jobs whilst taking its environmental responsibilities seriously.