MEES could £16 BN

As many as one in five business premises could be unlettable in 2018, wiping more than £16bn off the value of the UK’s commercial property portfolio. Those are amongst the conclusions of a report jointly prepared by property solicitors and arbitrators on the impact of the...

Testing the association between homes and health

Health and housing are the twin focuses of a promising new study bringing together University of Exeter Medical School with Energy Saving Trust, Devon and Cornwall Public Health and the Northern, Eastern and Western Devon Clinical Commissioning Group (NEW CCG). The eight-month research project, funded by...

Christmas renewable share shows ‘green energy’ potential

After the all-round shock to the system that was last year, we're all in need of some positive news to start 2017 – and it comes in the form of some belated good cheer from Christmas. Analysis by Drax shows that 40 per cent of...

Save money, save energy: Getting more from Black Friday

People fighting in stores over massive TVs tend to grab the headlines on Black Friday – but this time around, you might want to think longer term as you prepare to get yourself a bargain. Though Christmas gifts and the latest technologies might be on many...

Shivering in a winter wonderland: 7 top tips to make your home warmer

Warming options being ignored It's the time of year when the joys of cold weather are celebrated in song – but on the flip side, new Energy Saving Trust research is telling quite a different tale. At the same time though, taking steps that can considerably improve...

Community energy success in South Wales

Good news from Swansea, where Swansea Community Energy and Enterprise, or SCEES for short, is enjoying a very successful community share offer for a new solar PV scheme based in deprived parts of the city. As well as bringing clean energy to local community buildings, providing...

Greater transparency for energy consumers

new measures to help more households benefit from the UK’s competitive energy market energy supplier league table to be published – instantly showing consumers where they can save money government to ensure customers can access their energy usage data and share this securely with price comparison websites...

Electricity storage facility officially opened by Energy Minister

Combined solar and battery installation has the capacity to provide power for over 500 homes Comes as new funding for future transport technology, including driverless cars, renewable fuels and energy efficient transport announced in the Autumn Statement The ‘grid scale’ battery installation from Camborne Energy Storage was...