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Peak power demand this summer forecast to hit record low

14/04/2015

An increase in the use of solar power means the UK will only need 37.5GW of power at the height of the summer, the lowest peak forecast ever made by National Grid....

Consumers buy more when brands are sustainable finds research

14/04/2015

Research by SmartestEnergy has found that 81% of consumers are likely to buy from a consumer brand with a positive approach to sustainability.

Cheapest CfD solar projects won’t go ahead

14/04/2015

Two of the five solar projects awarded Contracts for Difference (CfD) by the UK Government won’t go ahead.

Onshore wind can be cheapest electricity source by 2020, claims report

14/04/2015

Using new technologies and speeding up the planning system will make onshore wind the cheapest source of electricity by 2020, according to a new report.

Labour targets a million new green jobs as it launches manifesto

14/04/2015

The Labour Party is aiming to create a million additional green jobs and make the UK a world leader in low carbon technologies over the next decade, according to its election manifesto.

Cross-country political support key to North Sea offshore power house

14/04/2015

Setting up grid connections across Europe’s northern seas will be a key building block in constructing the continent’s Energy Union, according to a group of 25 organisations and businesses.

Sector Round Up - 14/04/2015

14/04/2015

This week's highlights include; World-leading wave potential for Wales highlighted, ScottishPower boss to head up Eurelectric committee and National Grid unveils first T-pylon.

Report: Consumers buy more when brands are sustainable

08/04/2015

Research by SmartestEnergy has found that 81% of consumers are likely to buy from a consumer brand with a positive approach to sustainability.

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