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Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has outlined his plans to create ‘A City of all Londoners’, including a series of proposals to make the capital a greener place and ensure it reaches its target of zero carbon emissions by 2050.

The construction of a 22 turbine wind farm in the Highlands, that will generate enough power for 36,000 homes, has gained the green light.

The first part of a government £320 million fund has been released, to upgrade heating in towns and cities to supply low carbon and recycled heat.

Havering London Borough Council has put forward plans to build two of its own solar farm projects as a new, positive initiative for the area.

The government has overruled Lancashire County Council’s decision to refuse permission for a fracking site.


In August, a £26 million fund was announced for house builders that will be used to acquire brownfield sites to provide land for starter homes. Government Business analyses the housing situation in the UK and whether the government’s target of building 200,000 new starter homes by 2020 is likely to be met.

While the low carbon and low emission car market has seen rapid progress and developments, the commercial vehicle sector hasn’t enjoyed the same growth. The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership looks at the obstacles in the way of greener commercial vehicles.

The route to subsidy‑free renewable energy

The Renewable Energy Association analyses the role of energy storage and national grid solutions in light of a new KPMG report on solar and energy storage government policy.