Speed up renewables’ roll out to loosen Putin’s gas chokehold, EU chief urges

Accelerating Europe’s deployment  of clean power from wind, solar and geothermal heat must be the continent's priority, as it battles to ease Russia’s grip...

“Most challenging year yet”, say four nations’ community energy pioneers

Hundreds of thousands of volunteer owners and operators of Britain’s potential-rich but beleaguered community energy movement are recovering from their ‘most challenging year yet’,...

Pope backs worldwide call for ban on new pumping of fossil fuels

Pope Francis has given his backing for a global ban on new exploration of oil and gas resources. In the run up to CoP27 in...

Car decarb minister Norman urged to act on 300k charging target

Green motoring campaigners have urged decarbonisation minister Jesse Norman to add his name to moves aimed at speeding up Whitehall’s flagging drive towards 300,000...

Watchdog barks: Heatnet oversight ”will fail consumers” unless lower prices & fairer practices are...

The UK’s 900,000 heat network consumers will judge regulation to have failed if it does not deliver cheaper, fairer and more reliable heating systems,...

Ofgem convenes English mayors in quest of better local grid planning

Seven Metro Mayors and leaders of major English cities were among civic chiefs convened by Ofgem’s CEO Jonathan Brearley in a bid to spur...

London’s Khan goes halves with private finance, seeks £100 million of EDGE decarb projects

The capital’s mayor Sadiq Khan has announced a new £100 million fund to accelerate London-wide decarbonisation ventures, in partnership with leading green investor Sustainable...

Britons ‘vote with their feet’, in quest of greener, low carbon communities, survey finds

A growing number of Britons would move home or shift jobs if their communities or companies do not commit to going greener in the...

Can-ada-do: Octopus’ service platform takes toehold in New Brunswick

Kraken, the fast-growing utility service provider at the heart of Britain’s Octopus Energy, has signed its first licencing deal in Canada. Headed by Devrim Celal,...

Handy! Worthing to bag its own heat network

The genteel West Sussex community of Worthing is set to benefit from its first ever heat network serving its population, currently at 111,000 people. Under...