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Stuart [News] 2019-10-02 12:28:26
A new green standard for new build homes will bring an environmental revolution to home building.
Stuart [News] 2014-07-09 09:24:48
RWE npower has received the prestigious Carbon Trust Standard (CTS) certificate for significantly reducing the amount of rubbish it sends to landfills each year.
Stuart [News] 2013-11-27 15:28:38

Dubai Investments' latest product “could be set to revolutionise glass across the globe”

Dubai Investments PJSC (DI) have announced the announced the launch of its new coloured solar glass.

Stuart [News] 2013-11-13 09:57:25
EBITDA and underlying net income below prior-year figures
Renewables and distributed-energy solutions expanded
Stuart [News] 2013-09-11 14:42:22
According to that hierarchy, preventing (REDUCING) waste arising in the first place is the ideal, and LANDFILL should be the last resort for managing the waste.
Stuart [News] 2013-09-09 14:42:21
Island of Pellworm points the way to the energy supply system of the future
On the North Sea island of Pellworm, state-of-the-art technologies have been deployed that exemplify the transformation of Germany’s energy system. Today northern Germany’s first smart local energy system was officially inaugurated by Schleswig-Holstein Premier Torsten Albig, E.ON SE Board of Management member Leonhard Birnbaum, and Schleswig-Holstein Netz AG Board of Management member Matthias Boxberger. The system serves as a platform for testing and refining the local storage of renewable-source electricity and the operation of a smart grid.
Stuart [News] 2013-08-19 21:11:57
E.ON today started construction of its operations and maintenance building on the North Sea island of Helgoland. E.ON will use Helgoland as an offshore operations base for its Amrumbank West offshore wind farm. The 1,800 square metre building will provide space for offices, changing rooms and storage. Up to 50 staff working in shifts will support the operation of the Amrumbank West wind farm by boat and helicopter. The inauguration of the building is scheduled for August 2014.
Stuart [News] 2013-07-16 16:47:36
Government planning guidance on fracking, due to be published later this week, must protect communities and play its part in meeting UK climate targets, Friends of the Earth warned today. The environment charity also said the guidance must be subject to public consultation - as is normally the case for planning guidance.
Stuart [News] 2013-06-27 15:28:31
The retailer joins businesses such as Co-op and B&Q, key scientists, 200 MPs from all parties, and tens of thousands of the British public asking for action on the issue.
Stuart [News] 2013-06-27 13:53:51
Reducing VAT to 5 per cent on energy efficiency improvement work would help more households than Green Deal finance can, said the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) in response to the latest statistics from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC).
Stuart [News] 2013-06-19 10:38:46
Making energy saving improvements to your property could increase its value by 14 per cent on average - and up to 38 per cent in some parts of England - new research released today by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) reveals.
Stuart [News] 2013-06-05 14:25:04
Research commissioned by Consumer Futures reveals that many households with electric heating will be hit hard by Government energy policies (2) to decarbonise electricity generation and support households and may face an average annual bill increase of £282 by 2020.
Stuart [News] 2013-05-29 11:11:18
Innovative technology reduces cost of offshore wind farm
Stuart [News] 2013-03-13 15:00:26
New research suggests that the EU timber sector could see land values fall dramatically (by up to 50%) as a result of shifts in species distribution in response to climate change. This could mean huge losses to the timber industry.
Stuart [News] 2013-03-13 14:58:16

Surface flooding may pose a threat to at least ten UK-based tourist attractions, says flood information group RiskCentral. River- and sea-side locations are not the only ones at risk of flooding. The study looks at locations as varied as Brands Hatch and Glastonbury Music Festival. Surface flooding - the water that cannot be absorbed when normal drainage systems are overloaded by heavy rainfall - threatens 2.8 million homes.
Stuart [News] 2013-01-16 13:57:00
Reacting to news today [Wednesday 16 January 2013] that European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) scientists have identified a number of risks posed to bees by three neonicotinoid insecticides, Friends of the Earth's Executive Director Andy Atkins said:
Stuart [News] 2013-01-09 12:08:50
The latest decadal prediction suggests that global temperatures over the next five years are likely to be a little lower than predicted from the previous prediction issued in December 2011.
Stuart [News] 2012-12-18 12:55:16
New project company takes over construction and operation of the plant at the landing terminal of the Baltic Sea Pipeline in Lubmin
More than 85 percent of the energy is used
WINGAS and E.ON Energy Projects are investing in energy efficiency: the two companies are building a highly efficient combined heat & power (CHP) plant together at the landing terminal of the Nord Stream Baltic Sea Pipeline in Lubmin near Greifswald.
Stuart [News] 2012-11-20 14:21:58
The CBI today commented on The Department of Energy and Climate Change’s plans to reduce the number of tariffs that energy firms can offer, and ensure that consumers are automatically placed on the cheapest tariff available.
Stuart [News] 2012-11-20 11:33:01
A Treasury led 'dash for gas' could make the UK's carbon targets under the Climate Change Act unachievable, the cross-party Environmental Audit Committee has warned. The Committee is calling on the Government to restore investor confidence in the future direction of energy policy by setting a clear decarbonisation objective in the forthcoming Energy Bill.
Stuart [News] 2012-10-31 12:37:17
Reacting to comments made by Energy Minister John Hayes last night (Tuesday 30 October 2012) that "enough is enough" on wind turbines that have been "peppered around the country", Friends of the Earth's Head of Campaigns Andrew Pendleton said:
Stuart [News] 2012-10-05 12:27:37
The Health Protection Agency (HPA) has published ‘Health Effects of Climate Change 2012’, which provides the HPA’s latest assessment of climate change-related impacts on public health in the UK. It is written with the non-technical reader in mind, with helpful explanatory notes.
Stuart [News] 2012-10-05 11:50:05
Stuart [News] 2012-09-20 11:24:47
“This new call for evidence will look at ways to reward host communities and ensure that wider investment, employment and social benefits are felt locally”
Stuart [News] 2012-09-18 11:07:09
RWE npower has today announced that the 2,000MW coal-fired Didcot A Power Station in Oxfordshire and the 1,000MW oil-fired Fawley Power Station in Hampshire will both close at the end of March 2013 under the EU Large Combustion Plant Directive.
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