The renewable energy industry has taken another step forward with plans to open an industrial sized battery site at a biomass plant in Sheffield.
A new initiative from the government involving a Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) for drinks containers could save the country up to £35 million per year. This was announced at the beginning of the month by Michael Gove, the Environmental Secretary.
Figures in the energy industry and at Ofgem have said Theresa May’s plans to revive the cap on energy bills is virtually impossible to come into effect this winter.
JD Wetherspoon is the latest pub chain to impose an eco-friendly plastic straw ban, following the lead of companies such as All Bar One, Oakman Inns, and the Liberation Group, which stopped handing out plastic straws earlier this year.
In a recent study the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has highlighted the importance of increasing energy efficiency as a way to reduce the UK’s carbon emissions and save billions of pounds at the same time.