DfT announces £23m cash injection for hydrogen powered vehicles

The DfT has announced a new £23 million fund aimed at accelerating the take up of hydrogen vehicles and roll out more cutting-edge infrastructure.

Parents urged to use pram covers to protect against air pollution

A study from the University of Surrey has advised that parents should use pram covers when transporting young children outside to reduce their exposure to harmful air pollution.

Scottish Borders Council opposes wind farm

Councillors from the Scottish Borders Council have unanimously objected to the construction of a 15-turbine wind farm near Bonchester Bridge.

Higher energy bills result of government intervention

A House of Lords report has claimed that successive governments have failed to encourage enough fresh power capacity in the UK

A study conducted by the University of Surrey has found that car drivers in London are causing the most pollution per commuter, but are least exposed to harmful particulate matter (PM), when compared with those taking public transport.

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has called on the government to do more to demonstrate the actual value for money of green energy schemes paid for by bill payers.

Energy company Npower has announced that it will raise standard tariff electricity prices by 15 per cent and gas prices by 4.8 per cent.

Enfield Council has announced it will invest £58 million in the region’s local energy company ‘energetic’, a move which it claims will ‘secure north London’s energy future’.

Reforms to the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) will be targeted at households struggling to pay their energy bills.

Public Health England (PHE) and the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) have warned that widespread moderate and high air pollution levels are currently being measured across many parts of the UK due to still and foggy weather conditions.

Scotland’s Future Energy Taskforce has urged the Scottish government to takes its opportunity to transform the country’s energy sector.

The UK government has reappointed consultancy firm Ricardo Energy & Environment as its National Atmospheric Emissions Inventory agency.

A new report from the National Audit Office has unveiled that around £100 million was spent on a competition for developing carbon capture technology before it was scrapped.

The Hendry Review, reporting on the strategic role of tidal lagoons in the UK, has backed plans for the £1.3 billion Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon.

Plans for a tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay are expected to gain government support this week.

Estimates have suggested that windfarms across the UK generated more electricity in 2016 than coal power plants for the first time.

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