EDF Energy will cut gas prices for almost one million of its customers in 2017, but has warned that electricity bills will rise from the spring.

An energy supplier league table is to be published to increase transparency on the numbers of people on expensive standard variable tariffs.

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has urged local authorities to consider lower speed limits, clean air zones and a move to redesign speed bumps in a bid to reduce air pollution.

Investment in renewables in the UK is expected to drop by 96 per cent by 2020/21, the Green Alliance think tank has warned.

The government has reaffirmed its commitment to spend £730 million of annual support on renewable electricity projects over this Parliament.

Edinburgh City Council has signed a contract with E.ON’s energy efficiency business, Matrix.

Aberdeen City Council, Aberdeenshire Council and Moray Council have approved the second stage Inter-Authority Agreement to develop the £150 million facility.

21 organisations representing the solar industry have argued that the industry needs certainty to invest.

A community energy scheme in Merthyr, Wales, which will use profits to enhance a local park has been officially opened.

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.

The Solar Trade Association (STA) has published a report which indicated that converting solar power into energy will be the cheapest form of energy generation by 2020.

Aberdeen City Council is set to consult on plans to create a £120 million ‘waste to energy’ plant to deal with 150,000 tonnes of rubbish produced by the region each year.

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