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Greener companies more profitable says report

30/09/2014

Strong evidence of a link between a commitment to improving environmental performance and corporate profitability has been highlighted in a new report....

Labour unveils ‘war on cold homes’

30/09/2014

Shadow Energy Secretary Caroline Flint used her speech at the Labour party conference to declare ‘war on cold homes’.

UK could hit 60GW of solar by 2030

30/09/2014

Britain’s solar power industry could generate 60GW of power by 2030 if the UK Government takes “bold action”, the Centre for Economic & Business Research (CEBR) has said.

Energy bills rising due to ‘incoherent environmental policies’

30/09/2014

Scrapping renewable energy subsidies and the UK’s carbon floor price would cut electricity bills by 22% and gas bills by 4%, according to a report from the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA).

Barclays in £1bn Green Bond investment pledge

30/09/2014

Barclays has unveiled plans to invest £1 billion in Green Bonds by November 2015.

Trade body attacks Pickles as 50th wind farm application called in

30/09/2014

RenewableUK has criticised Communities Secretary Eric Pickles after he intervened in a 50th wind farm planning application in England.

Sector Round Up - 30/09/2014

30/09/2014

This week's top stories include; Scotland’s renewable generation up 30% in first half of year, Abu Dhabi's Masdar to pay £525m for Dudgeon offshore wind stake and Wave and tidal energy now worth £217m to Scottish economy.

Attractiveness of UK renewables falls to lowest level in six years

23/09/2014

Cuts to solar subsidies and increased competition for investment from abroad means the UK’s appeal as a destination for renewable energy investment is now at its lowest level for almost five years, according to a new report.

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