Good Energy falls foul of advertising watchdog... again
Independent utility firm Good Energy have been forced by the advertising watchdog to drop its marketing claim that it is the “UK's leading 100% renewable electricity supplier”.
Report finds UK's attitude to shale gas appears to be shifting
A report by experts at The University of Nottingham has shown that the British public is beginning to warm to the idea of shale gas. This doesn’t mean shale gas is a wildly popular alternative to other forms of energy
REA warns the UK is falling behind on green energy targets
Official energy statistics published today by the Government confirm that the UK has missed its indicative renewable energy target for 2011-12, according to industry body REA.
Government figures confirm 20% rise in electricity from renewable energy
Government figures released today in the annual Digest of UK Energy Statistics show that electricity production from renewable energy sources in 2012 was up by almost 20% on the previous year and accounted for over 11% o
DECC back-tracks over bogus Green Deal advert claims
The beleaguered Green Deal scheme is embroiled in fresh controversy after the Department of Energy and Climate Change agreed to an embarrassing climbdown after it was accused of making false advertising claims.
South West renewable energy capacity hits 1 Gigawatt
Renewable energy capacity in South West England has grown by almost 50% in the last year.
UK falls badly behind on renewable energy targets
The UK is not on track to meet its 2020 European renewables targets, according to the European Renewable Energy Council (EREC).
Waste recycling quango put in charge of rural renewable energy scheme
Rural communities across England that want to generate their own clean green power are to be supported with the launch of a £15 million Government fund.
Official figures confirm flop Green Deal is a "disaster"
The first official statistics of take-up of the Government's flagship Green Deal scheme reveals a disastrous launch with not one single household yet benefiting from the energy efficiency programme.
Ofgem report warns of power blackouts within two years
Energy regulator Ofgem has warned that the risk of power shortages is likely to happen faster than previously expected.
Wind and solar PV electricity generation rises by 30%
Wind and solar PV electricity electricity generation increased year-on-year by nearly 30%, according to the latest set of statistics from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC).
Independent renewable energy projects now generate £768m-a-year
Commercial-scale renewable energy projects developed by businesses, communities, farmers and the public sector are now generating £768m worth of electricity a year - enough to power 3.9 million households, according to
Committee on Climate Change calls for more support for renewables
The Government's independent advisor on climate change has delivered its annual progress report on achieving carbon reduction targets and called for more support for the renewable energy market.
UK wind turbine maker Evoco Energy expands into the US
Yorkshire-based wind energy experts Evoco Energy have announced ambitious plans to expand into the US renewable energy market.
Nextgen launches information portal for energy generation
Nextgen – the largest and most established event for energy generation with a major focus on rural renewables and new for 2013 also including urban technologies – has launched a community-based portal for the low-car