Energy bills discount plus oil & gas tax among measures announced in Cost of Living Support package

The Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has today announced measures to try and combat soaring energy bills and the cost of living crisis, including a tax on oil and gas companies.

Government action on energy bills a ‘moral and economic imperative’ say REA

The REA have called for urgent Government action on energy bills, outlining measures that could help manage the "critical" situation.

Industry mourns the loss of LEAF Chief Executive Caroline Drummond MBE

Tributes have poured in for Caroline Drummond MBE, the Chief Executive of Linking Environment and Farming (LEAF) who has sadly passed away following a short illness.

Boiler upgrade scheme opens for applications

The UK Government's Boiler Upgrade Scheme, providing grants to encourage property owners to install low carbon heating systems, has opened for applications today.

Is algae-powered computing the future?

Researchers at the University of Cambridge have used a species of blue-green algae to power a microprocessor for over a year, using nothing but ambient light and water.

Hydrogen Innovation projects awarded government funding

28 projects across the UK have been awarded funding for innovation in hydrogen supply, as part of the Government's HySupply 2 competition.

Onshore wind generates £106m per year for Scottish economy

A study by Scottish Renewables has revealed that onshore wind contributes more than £106m a year into Scotland's economy through business rates payments, enough to educate roughly 14,000 secondary school children.

Battery storage market requires £20bn Government investment to support renewables targets

Cornwall Insight have released modelling data on Great Britain's power market, showing that Government will need to spend £20bn on the battery storage sector to achieve its' 2030 renewables targets.

Miscanthus specialists launch European business to cope with demand

Terravesta, the world leading Miscanthus specialists, have today announced the launch of Terravesta Europe in order to help grow established and new markets for perennial biomass crops.

Government invests £200m in zero emission HGVs

Transport minister Trudy Harrison has today announced that £200m is being invested by government into a road freight demonstrator programme, which will see the launch of the "world's largest" fleet of zero emission HGVs.

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