Should ESOS cover the public sector?

Should ESOS cover the public sector?

A new report suggests that the Energy Saving Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) should cover a wider range of businesses. According to a new report published by Policy Exchange, the Energy Saving Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) should be extended to cover public sector institutions...
New UK energy efficient plan needed

New UK energy efficient plan needed

In order to meet the Government’s target of reducing carbon emissions by 2050, a new energy efficiency policy is needed. Previous Government energy efficiency policies have failed to keep on track with its carbon targets of reducing emissions by 80%, with numerous...
Greenest summer for UK energy

Greenest summer for UK energy

According to the National Grid, more than half of the UK’s electricity came from low carbon sources this summer. Analysis of power generation conducted by the National Grid, revealed that a combination of solar, wind and nuclear pushed carbon emissions to their lowest...
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...