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.

CMA makes switching easier for 700,000 customers

The CMA has announced new measures that will help 700,000 restricted meter customers to switch without changing their meter.

New energy price cap to be considered

New plans being considered by energy regulator Ofgem include a price cap on energy bills for more households on low incomes.

New Parliament must tackle climate change inactivity

The CCC says the UK’s transition to a resilient, low-carbon economy is in danger of being derailed by a lack of government action on climate change.

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.