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Measures to promote new renewable electricity generation projects launched in boost for sector

Details of the next round of the Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme, which opens in 2021, have been set out today. This latest round will...

Solar industry hails Government plans to run new clean power auctions

Today the STA has welcomed Government plans to hold a new round of clean power auctions, set to take place in 2021, for solar...

Government takes action to cut pollution from household burning

Plans to phase out the sale of coal and wet wood for domestic burning and encourage the use of cleaner fuels in the home...

New protections for thousands of consumers on heat networks

Plans for new protections for households on heat networks, making sure customers are paying a fair price and getting a good service. • Measures designed...

Global Electric Car Count Climbs from 5.6 to 7.9 Million

Number of new registrations rises, growth rate slows / German automakers ranked 5th and 6th The number of electric cars on the road worldwide had...

A big year for low emission vehicles in farming

The UK government plans to ban the sale of new petrol, diesel or hybrid cars by 2035 at the latest, if the country is...

ADBA reiterates the environmental and economic value of biogas to new ministers

• Appointments of new COP26 President and Environment Secretary triggers renewed efforts to demonstrate the benefits of biogas for decarbonising the UK and global...

Major shift in UK land use needed to deliver Net Zero emissions

The UK has committed to becoming a Net Zero economy by 2050. Meeting that goal requires a transformation in land use across the UK....

Agriculture Bill to boost environment and food production

A future where farmers are properly supported to farm more innovatively and protect the environment is a step closer this month following the introduction...

Orange peel, rubbish and fatbergs: The fuels behind the future of green transport

• Technological advances towards net-zero to be made through four new UK-based advanced biofuel plants • Pioneering projects will receive government funding and could lead...

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National Grid scheme paying generators to switch off

The COVID-19 lockdown has recently seen demand for electricity drop by as much as 20%. This has led to the National Grid looking for...

Ferment organic matter to build soil health

Farmers who want to increase soil organic matter and health – while also reducing their CO2 footprint - should consider fermenting their manure rather...

Commercial and environmental benefits of Miscanthus outlined in new study

Miscanthus is recommended by the Committee on Climate Change as a crop which helps to offset CO2 emissions, but how practical is it on British farms? A new...

Managing climate change is the future, highlights CAAV

Mitigating and adapting to climate change is going to be the main driver for policy in the coming decades and farmers need to be...

Prime opportunity for energy schemes, says Roadnight Taylor

There has never been a better time for landowners to seek ground rent from energy schemes, with some worth up to £8m over their...