UK low carbon electricity hit record highs in 2020

Fossil fuel production fell to an all-time low of 42%

Belgian firm granted €425m EU bank loan for smart meters rollout

Fluvius, a co-operative company owned by 11 inter-municipal companies, has set a target to install smart meters at 80% of its clients’ sites by the end of 2024

Nearly 26% of drivers wrongly believe EVs are more pricey to run

Just 5% plan to go electric in 2021, new report shows

Government considers e-waste obligation for online retailers

By the end of 2021, online businesses may have to follow an equal obligation to collect old devices from customers

H2 scheme to create 5m tonnes of ‘green steel’ by 2030

The initiative is supported by Bill Gates-led coalition

Squeezed electricity! Oranges power water treatment plant

Nearly one tonne of oranges is needed to produce the equivalent of five homes’ consumption in one day

Centrica’s profits collapse by 31% in 2020

The energy supplier also reported a £362 million loss from continuing operations

Drivers to pay up to £690 to park their cars outside their home

Owners of most ‘polluting’ vehicles will have to pay an annual fee

Sweet move! Sugar in your fuel tank

New petrol mix made of biofuel could cut emissions by 750,000 tonnes

Scottish Parliament unanimously supports Heat Networks Bill

The Scottish Government is targeting the equivalent of 650,000 homes to be connected to heat networks by 2030, from the current number of 32,000