World's first consumer standard label for wind power launched
The technical standard for the first global consumer label for companies to buy wind power and other clean renewable energy has been launched today.
Met Office launches Wind Production Forecast to improve power predictions
The Met Office has launched the Wind Production Forecast, a new site specific forecasting service for wind farms and wind energy production.
Why mobile phone recycling makes green sense
The upcoming release of the latest Apple iPhone 4S will trigger a huge surge in mobile phone recycling – but what are the financial and environmental benefits of recycling the a mobile?
Consumers can now track sustainable route of fish
A new tracking tool can help consumers trace the precise sustainable route of fish from sea through to plate.
BSI's PAS 2050 carbon footprint standard gets updated
The British Standards Institution (BSI) has today issued a revision to PAS 2050, the standard widely used by businesses to calculate the carbon footprint of their goods and services.
Sustainable energy charity reveals expansion of free PV scheme
Two months after launching a £20 million investment package for community buildings in Cornwall, the Cornish sustainable energy charity Community Energy Plus has extended their offer for free PV for community buildings
Award-winning footstep energy to help power shopping centre
A young entrepreneur from South London has scooped a national award after developing paving slabs that convert kinetic energy from footsteps into renewable electricity.
UN scheme targets energy consumption to help hotels go green
Hotels will be able to contribute to climate change mitigation while also increasing their profits under a new United Nations-backed ‘green’ scheme offering an online toolkit to evaluate energy consumption, find rene
Home of Formula 1 British Grand Prix installs EV charging points
Silverstone, the home of British motor racing, is no stranger to innovation on the track but is now taking it into the car park with the installation of electric vehicle (EV) charging points.
Hedge guide launched to raise awareness of value to nature
England’s hedgerows are an under-valued treasure trove of tradition, beauty and quirkiness. To celebrate their richness, and to remind people of the importance of protecting England’s hedgerows for future generations
ENER-G launches healthcare division to support low-carbon NHS
Sustainable energy solutions business ENER-G has established a specialist new healthcare division following its appointment to a framework of approved contractors that will deliver major low carbon infrastructure improve
Solar firm installs 3,700 panels in dash to beat FiT deadline
Solar PV Specialist, The Green Electrician has beaten the August Feed-in Tariff deadline with six Shropshire farm installations totalling 714kWp, installing over 3,700 panels in just three months.
Creation of sustainable sofa leaves company sitting on success
The creation of a new sustainable sofa by Nottingham company, Trent Upholsteries, and Nottingham Trent University’s sustainable design project, Future Factory, could make the company greener, more time and cost effecti
£20m charity fund launched to install free PV on community buildings
A Cornish sustainable energy charity has taken a pioneering approach to helping community buildings, academy schools, churches, charities and farmers to generate their own renewable energy after securing an investment pa
Travel operator reveals green savings in sustainability report
Removing nearly nine tonnes of excess weight from aircraft and cutting over 300 million pages from brochures are just two of the green achievements Thomson and First Choice highlighted today with the release of TUI Trave