UK

For ‘Great British Nuclear’, the British government needs to step up

In December 2022, the UK government announced it will invest £77m ($95.4m) to support nuclear fuel production and next-generation advanced…

Carbon offsets divide companies

Of the FTSE 350 listed companies, 96% have increased their spending on carbon offset projects and/or carbon credits in the…

Weekly data: Britain is building four times more solar and wind than Germany

Germany has some of the most ambitious decarbonisation plans of any country in the world. While the UK, EU and…

Localised electricity pricing could accelerate the UK’s net-zero transition – study

Reforming the UK electricity market so wholesale prices reflect local supply and demand could foster large-scale investment in renewable energy…

UK private renters left out in the cold this winter

The UK has been hit with an extended cold snap in December. The Met Office has issued a severe weather…

Opinion: Dam, that’s a lot of men

Port Evolution, headed up by James Sutcliffe, made a name for itself back in 2007 after it oversaw the development…

Why repowering is key to hitting the UK’s onshore wind targets

On Tuesday 6 December, UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and Business Secretary Grant Shapps reached a much-anticipated deal overturning the…

How much is the UK government really spending on its new insulation plans?

Until recently, the UK government has dragged its heels when it comes to energy efficiency.  From David Cameron pledging to…

Google signs wind PPA to power its UK operations with 90% carbon-free energy by 2025

Google has signed an offshore wind energy deal with energy company ENGIE that will allow the tech giant’s UK operations…

Labour’s Great British Energy plan could spur UK investment

Plans for a state-owned power generation company, announced by the leader of the opposition Labour Party, have the potential to…