£557 million for new renewable energy projects

Up to £557 million for less established renewable electricity projects as part of the government’s Clean Growth Strategy.

Energy price cap for one million households

One million households will save £120 a year when Ofgem extends its prepayment safeguard tariff for more vulnerable people this winter.

National Grid confirms ‘greenest ever’ Summer

Nearly 52 per cent of UK electricity generation was met by low carbon sources between 21 June and 22 September.

UK’s first subsidy-free solar farm to open

The 45 acre Clayhill solar farm and energy storage facility in Bedfordshire will be the first in the UK to be built and operated without government

UK needs to boost capacity by quarter

Scottish Power has warned that Britain will need to boost its generation of electricity by about a quarter to match increasing demand.

Smarter energy for a more efficient authority

September’s GB Top 10 investigates how local authorities across the UK are improving their energy efficiency

Putting the LED revolution in the spotlight

The LIA's Peter Hunt analyses the benefits of LED lighting, including the well-publicised increasing efficiency savings and the less known well-being boosts

Pioneering the use of local energy

Dan Nicholls outlines the vision for Cornwall’s Energy Future, and details the work already underway to achieve a greener future in the region

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.