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  • 9th August 2018

    Leading companies predict green product rush

    More than half of CEOs at the forefront of corporate climate change action expect at least 50% of their products to be ‘low carbon’ within ten years, according to a YouGov survey.
  • 3rd August 2018

    End to small-scale renewables subsidies confirmed

    The government has confirmed it will not replace the popular Feed-in Tariff (FIT) scheme once it expires in next year – meaning an end on the horizon for financial support for small solar panel systems.
  • 20th July 2018

    Could Greater Manchester become an energy world leader?

    Greater Manchester has the potential to be a leading light in transforming how energy is generated and used but more local investment is needed, according to a new report.
  • 18th July 2018

    Manchester building to get ‘bifacial’ solar panels

    The seven-storey Windmill Green building in Manchester city centre, due to open later in 2018, will feature innovative double-glass face solar panels perfectly suited to the Manchester climate.
  • 29th June 2018

    Lancs firms team up to reward electric vehicle conversion

    Bolton-based Energi Mine, which has developed a Bitcoin-like currency to reward energy saving, has partnered with a firm in Skelmersdale to encourage the shift to electric lorries and vans.
  • 19th June 2018

    Plug-in car and van grants extended

    Government grants of up to £8,000 for electric cars and vans have been extended until October 2018 and will be maintained in some form until 2020.
  • 5th June 2018

    Forget about the weather, what’s the power forecast?

    National Grid has launched a new online tool which provides a 48 hour regional forecast of power production so users can plan to their energy use for when the grid is at its greenest.
  • 30th May 2018

    Growth in green goods and services on the up

    The value of environmental goods and services in the UK economy reached £30.5 billion in 2015 - 23 per cent higher than in 2010.
  • 24th May 2018

    Guide: Using telematics to boost driver efficiency

    The Energy Saving Trust has launched a new guide to help businesses identify technologies that can encourage more efficient driver behaviour and reduce fleet mileage.
  • 18th May 2018

    Controlling voltage cuts bills and carbon

    Electricity North West has completed a pioneering project showing that voltage stabilisation tech can generate energy and carbon savings while paving the way for a smarter energy network.

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