Nuclear power: Welsh Government signs MoU with Sizewell C Consortium

It could potentially see an investment of up to £900m in the Welsh nuclear supply chain and the creation of up to 4,700 jobs

Connected Energy wins first order for its next generation second-life energy storage system

Second life battery pioneer, Connected Energy will be installing the first of its new generation of optimised energy storage systems as part of Suffolk County Council’s latest project, The Hold.

New consortium urges government to back Sizewell C nuclear project

The consortium intends to sign Memorandums of Understanding with UK regions to guarantee British jobs and investment in the building of the proposed nuclear plant

New £9.8m scheme switches Suffolk’s street lights to green LEDs

Almost 43,000 LED street lights will reduce the city’s carbon emissions by 80% and save £90k on its energy bills

Suffolk to plug in UK’s ‘first fully open’ EV charging network

Drivers will be able to pay by contactless payment without having to register with networks or apps or become members of organisations

Suffolk homeowners offered free solar panels

Almost 2,000 homes in Suffolk are being offered free rooftop solar panels. Havebury Housing Partnership has awarded a contract to renewables firm Saving Energy to install the solar arrays. It is urging tenants to take up the offer for the project, which it claims will help them save up to 50% on their electricity bills. […]

Suffolk and Norfolk waste deal extended to 2020

The waste deal between Norfolk and Suffolk has been extended to 2020. The agreement, which was signed until 2016 last year, allows Norfolk County Council to send its waste to a Suffolk facility where it is treated to generate electricity. It processes around 210,000 tonnes of residual waste that Norfolk generates each year. Matthew Hicks, […]

Suffolk to burn Norfolk’s waste to produce energy

The Government has given permission to Norfolk County Council to send its waste to a Suffolk facility where it will be treated to generate electricity. The agreement between the two authorities will see 40,000 tonnes of Norfolk’s household waste being treated at the Great Blakenham waste-to-energy plant in Suffolk. The facility, operated by SITA UK, […]

DECC approves 240-turbine wind farm off Suffolk coast

A huge offshore wind farm which is expected to pump more than £500 million worth of investment into the UK economy has been given the green light by the Government. Developers of the East Anglia One project, located off the coast of Suffolk, plan to install up to 240 turbines – enough to power around […]

Free carbon cutting course opens for Suffolk businesses

Medium-sized businesses in Suffolk can get four days of free advice on how to cut energy with a new scheme backed by the county council. Launching on New Year’s Day (1 Jan 2014), the new programme is open to businesses with between 50 and 250 staff in the coastal county. Eligible companies will get help […]