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A £60 million innovation centre to develop commercial and environmentally friendly applications of 'wonder-material’ Graphene is to be built in Manchester.
An ambitious and controversial coastal realignment scheme – billed as the largest in the UK in modern times – has been completed, with sea water pouring on to the Steart peninsula in Somerset for the first time in centuries.
Property and infrastructure specialist Capita Symonds is to deliver a £50 million programme to improve the energy efficiency across more than 175,000 London homes.
A £10.5 million marine research centre has opened in Edinburgh, featuring the world’s most sophisticated tide and wave simulator.
There may be showers and slightly cooler weather due across much of the UK this weekend, but even that should not dampen the hopes of those wondering if the recent warm weather makes this summer one of the hottest on record.
Drivers in London with vehicles fuelled by diesel will be charged an additional fee similar to the existing £11.50 congestion charge, if proposals by the mayor Boris Johnson are accepted.
As September 18th – the day Scottish nationals vote whether to stay in or leave the UK – draws closer, Peter Rolton, ceo of the Rolton Group and former government advisor on the UK’s Renewables Advisory Board, considers what the clean energy landscape may look like in a post-referendum, independent Scotland.
Renewable electricity in the South West has surged by 37 per cent in the past year –enough to now power over a quarter of the region’s homes.
The UK’s largest biomass rollout has got underway with the first of 179 boilers installed at turkey giant Bernard Matthews' farms in the east of England.
A Welsh administration-backed energy saving programme has seen 1,500 private sector jobs saved across the nation's businesses in the last year.
The devastating floods of last winter could hit England again unless Government funding cuts to flood defence budgets are reversed, MPs warned Environment Secretary, Owen Paterson, on Tuesday.
Torrential downpours from severe thunderstorms are threatening to bring flooding back to England and Wales on Saturday, according to a warning issued by the Environment Agency on Thursday. Both river flooding and flash flooding are feared, with only Devon, Cornwall and Pembrokeshire exempt from the risk.
The Environment Agency has issued flood warnings for parts of England, with up to 70mm of rain expected by Wednesday night in areas of Lincolnshire, South Yorkshire and the Humber.
Green energy supplier Good Energy has made its first investment in a UK tidal power project – the 320 megawatt Tidal Lagoon in Swansea Bay.
Boris Johnson has announced plans for the London Mayor's office to become the UK's latest electricity supplier with an official launch next year of a scheme aimed at lowering bills and bolstering the capital's energy independence.