RE100 recruits new members

RE100 recruits new members

In advance of Climate Week NYC 2017 RE100 campaign recruit’s new members to commit to 100% renewable energy. The RE100 Campaign run in partnership with the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), has signed up new members. Estée Lauder, Kellogg’s, DBS Bank and Clif Bar have...
BT sets 87% carbon reduction target

BT sets 87% carbon reduction target

After reaching their 2020 carbon reduction target four years early, BT sets a new target to reach by 2030. In 2008 BT set themselves a target by 2020 of reducing their carbon emissions by 80%. This was set against a 1996 baseline and has been achieved four years...
UK leading G20 in decarbonisation

UK leading G20 in decarbonisation

The UK is decarbonising its economy at a faster rate than any other country in the G20, according to analysis by PwC. A report published by PwC has revealed that the carbon intensity of the UK’s economy decreased by 7.7% in 2016, reaching an intensity of 142 tonnes of...
LEDs Installed on UK Motorway

LEDs Installed on UK Motorway

Highways England undertake improvement works installing LED lighting on UK motorway, making it the first motorway in the UK to use energy efficient lighting Over 1,600 street lights have been exchanged with energy efficient lighting on a UK motorway. Improvement works...
800,000 Homes to be Provided With Free Solar Panels

800,000 Homes to be Provided With Free Solar Panels

Low-income homes across England and Wales are to be accommodated with solar panels under a new scheme backed by the government. The renewable energy company Solarplicity will partner with social housing providers across England and Wales, installing solar panels free...
Public Sector in Wales to Become Carbon Neutral by 2030

Public Sector in Wales to Become Carbon Neutral by 2030

The Welsh government are consulting on plans to decarbonise its public sector by 2030, in order to help the UK reach its targets of reducing its carbon emissions by at least 80% by 2050. Lesley Griffiths, the Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs, has...
Is Your Property Compliant?

Is Your Property Compliant?

One in ten rental properties in England and Wales fail to meet the new Minimum Energy Performance Standards.   According to figures published by the government, more than 400,000 properties across England and Wales could be unlettable when the new Minimum Energy...
ESOS Phase 2 – Get Ahead of The Game

ESOS Phase 2 – Get Ahead of The Game

Organisations can start working on their energy audits and identifying energy saving opportunities as Phase 2 of ESOS starts. The Energy Saving Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) is a mandatory energy assessment scheme for organisations in the UK who employ 250 or more people...
UK Renewable Energy Hits Another New Record

UK Renewable Energy Hits Another New Record

In the first quarter of 2017, renewable’s such as solar, wind and hydro generated more than a quarter of the UK’s electricity setting a new record. Data which was released by the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), revealed that within...