Certificates of success at Green PEA, 10 October 2016

Green PEA, the energy certification scheme aimed at reducing carbon emissions for local businesses and supported by the Borough of Poole and Christchurch & East Dorset Councils, has presented certificates to two major employers in the area, for their continued involvement and support in the scheme.Read more

Are you helping to create a low-carbon UK? The Ashden Awards are now open for entries, 20 September 2016

The Ashden Awards are a nationally recognised highly prized awards scheme which rewards outstanding sustainable energy programmes and enterprises with a prize fund of £10,000, business support and sharing of expertise through an elite alumni network. Previous UK Award winners include Open Energi, Greater London Authority and Low Carbon Hub. The call for entries for the 2017 Awards is now open and closes on 8 November.Read more

The renewables revolution comes to Lawrence Weston with Bristol Energy Co-op solar switch-on, 28 June 2016

Bristol Energy Cooperative’s (BEC) new solar farm in Lawrence Weston has been switched on and is generating electricity.Read more

Green Acorn becomes distributor with Powervault to provide residential energy storage, 13 June 2016

Green Acorn Energy Solutions has agreed to distribute Powervault’s home energy storage system.Read more

Mongoose to launch community energy supply business, 28 April 2016

Community Energy specialist announces plan to supply energy directly to customers later this yearRead more

Former cabinet minister backs local energy supply initiative, 28 April 2016

A project aiming to put local organisations and communities at the heart of the British energy market has been launched today by former energy and climate change secretary Sir Ed Davey.Read more

Hinkley Point through the looking glass, 22 April 2016

How to save UK electricity consumers £ 720 million per year for 35 years.Read more

Bristol’s community energy co-op confirms £9 million raised since November, becomes UK’s largest community energy company by capacity, 22 April 2016

Bristol City Council, Social and Sustainable Capital and Triodos Bank collectively agree £4 million this week. Also running crowdfunded bond offer – a 6 per cent pa, 2­-year bond offerRead more

Sunshine powers electricity bill savings for Wadebridge homes, 1 April 2016

1 April saw the start of the ground-breaking Sunshine Tariff in Wadebridge, north Cornwall, led by Western Power Distribution, WREN, Tempus Energy and Regen SW.Read more