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11 August 2022

Record temperatures a ‘wake-up call’ for investing in resilience

Experts say the recent hot weather is an example of the ‘catalogue of risks’ facing the UK’s critical infrastructure and supply chains if urgent action to invest in adaptation measures is not taken.

11 August 2022

Green tech could boost house prices by £10k

Analysis shows a combination of low carbon technologies could cut annual home energy and fuel bills by over £2,000, as well as significantly boosting property values.

11 August 2022

Heating engineers still hesitating on heat pumps

The huge shortfall of heat pump installers in the UK is being exacerbated by a split among engineers about whether they should invest in the required training, according to new research.

11 August 2022

‘Profound transformation’ of electricity market in the planning

The government is consulting on the UK’s biggest electricity market reform in a generation, potentially opening the door to location-based electricity prices and new rewards for ‘flexible’ energy users.

11 August 2022

Innovative Finance for Energy Efficiency

A pioneering trial launched in Manchester could provide solutions to the energy crisis.

11 August 2022

Three in four SMEs plan to re-shore supply to boost sustainability

New research shows encouraging signs that UK businesses are looking to reduce their carbon footprint by switching suppliers and re-shoring to the UK, as well as improving their own operations.

11 August 2022

Recovery and recycling of green tech under the spotlight

The government has classified the supply of several key minerals vital to green tech as a national security priority, due to the volatility of global supply chains and rapidly growing demand.

11 August 2022

‘We are not having essential conversations’ about saving energy, expert says

Research in multiple sectors including hospitality and manufacturing show interest in energy efficiency and on-site renewables is growing, ahead of a potential fivefold increase in bills from October 2022.

11 August 2022

Historic Ruling targets UK Climate Policy

The High Court have ruled that the UK’s Net Zero Strategy is unlawful, following increasing pressure from environmental groups who claim the plans lacked sufficient evidence of possible delivery.

11 July 2022

Heat pumps myths tackled by experts

Ministers and industry are promoting electric heat pumps as the ‘obvious’ choice for low carbon heating in UK households, with grants available through the government’s Boiler Upgrade Scheme.

11 July 2022

Firms urged to harness ‘hidden superpower’ of pensions

Campaigners are calling on firms to align their pensions with net zero after research found that cash and investments can undermine the efforts of even the most climate-conscious of companies.

11 July 2022

Plug-in car grants end but EV ownership set to rocket

The government has announced an end to the popular plug-in grant scheme for electric cars and will instead re-focus funding on charging infrastructure, but electric vans will continue to be subsidised.