Shale gas protest turns sour as Police report increased unrest
Police have described a protest camp set up to oppose the drilling for shale gas as an “emerging threat” as the number of arrests increases daily.
EU 2030 climate and renewable energy targets: All the reaction
The European Commission's plans for a 2030 climate and energy framework have been received with a mixture of disappointment and anger in the UK.
Damning figures reveal 99.65% of Green Deal assessments are rejected
The Government's flagship Green Deal programme continues to flounder as the latest official figures reveal that in its first year 129,842 households signed up for an assessment but only 458 have used the scheme to insta
Scotland's tidal energy potential is greater than a nuclear power plant
Renewable tidal energy harnessed from a single stretch of water off the northern tip of Scotland could produce enough energy to power half of the nation, engineers say.
Speed limit on motorway stretch cut to 60mph to tackle air pollution
Traffic chiefs are planning on cutting the speed limit along a 32-mile stretch of the UK's busiest motorway in an attempt to reduce air pollution.
Scientists uncover hidden river of rubbish flowing through London
A team of scientists has discovered a hidden torrent of rubbish flowing through London after collecting thousands of pieces of plastic submerged along the river bed of the upper Thames Estuary.
Official figures confirm record-smashing month for UK wind energy
Official figures confirm December was a record-breaking month for wind power in the UK, with more electricity generated from wind than in any other month.
Judge blasts renewable energy regulator over secret email wrangle
The consumer watchdog for the renewable energy industry has been criticised by a judge after it lost an 18-month legal battle to keep internal emails secret.
More than 40% of Scotland's energy demand is now met by renewables
Scotland’s renewable electricity output has reached record-high levels, according to official statistics released today.
Second huge offshore wind farm axed in space of two weeks
Plans for the £5.4bn Argyll Array offshore wind farm have been axed after energy firm ScottishPower Renewables admitted the scheme was no longer financially viable.
Renewable energy is young generation's top investment choice
A nationwide survey has found that renewable energy is the British public’s top investment choice after property but is the number one alternative for 18 to 24-year-olds.
Science Museum plans for UK's biggest solar farm gets approval
Plans to build the UK’s largest solar farm on a former airfield at Wroughton, Wiltshire, moved a stage closer to realisation as Swindon Borough Council’s planning committee authorised the Head of Planning to approve
Mushroom farm installs AD plant to generate power and heat
UTS Biogas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Anaergia based in the United Kingdom, has delivered a large-scale anaerobic digestion facility to Shropshire Energy, part of the G’s Group.
UK's most sustainable pub gets hydro-power green light
Planners have given approval to allow the UK's most sustainable pub to generate its own energy from a hydro-power plant.
National Trust looks to generate green energy from roadside verges
A farm in Snowdonia has joined a pioneering European project which aims to transform problematic habitats into clean energy and new income sources for farmers.