Government ‘mulls energy social tariffs’

Ministers are examining options to subsidise vulnerable households’ bills by levies paid by the better off

Rising energy prices – what can your business do?

Listen to this week’s podcast to find out

US offers $250m for energy efficiency upgrades in homes and businesses

States can apply to establish loan funds to invest in energy audits and energy saving upgrades and retrofits of residential and commercial buildings

Work begins on Britain’s first all-electric prison near York

The prison at Full Sutton, which will run solely on electricity, is expected to use a fraction of the energy of a typical prison and save taxpayers more than £1.1m annually

‘Truss’ energy bill freeze to cost £89bn’

That’s in a best-case scenario, analysis claims

Households to receive second cost-of-living payment in November

UK homes will receive £324 to cope with the rise in energy bills and general cost-of-living

Winesolar: Iberdrola powers up ‘Spain’s first’ agrivoltaic plant

Agrivoltaics or dual-use solar is the simultaneous use of areas of land for both solar power generation and agriculture

CMA launches enquiry into green heating

It is looking to protect customers, as they look to cut bills this winter

Scottish energy-intensive companies awarded £9.4m to help cut carbon

The recipients are predominantly involved in the manufacturing and food and drinks sectors, with the potential to reduce emissions by more than 40,000 tonnes of CO2 a year

Government announces £49.4m to help heavy industry switch to lower carbon fuels

It will support the steel, ceramics, pharmaceutical and food production industries in ending their reliance on fossil fuels and reducing energy costs