Experts are warning that the continued popularity of SUVs could offset any benefits gained from electric cars.
Scientists have taken a leaf from nature’s book in an effort to make clean gas found in fuels, pharmaceuticals and plastics.
Energy firms risk misleading environmentally conscious customers with tariffs marked 100% renewable electricity, according to a Which? investigation.
The cost of building the new nuclear power station at Hinkley is estimated to increase by between £1.9 billion and £2.9 billion.
The cost of offshore wind has continued to tumble as the Government revealed the price for power from new schemes had fallen below £40 per megawatt hour of electricity.
Energy suppliers have been given an extra four years to roll out smart meters into every home in the country, the Government has revealed.
Ovo is set to become Britain’s second largest gas and electricity provider after striking a £500 million deal to buy larger rival SSE’s household supply arm.
Eversmart Energy has become the sixth energy supplier to go bust so far this year, leaving thousands of households not knowing who will provide their gas and electricity.
A new cut-price wave energy device that could help power homes and businesses is being developed by experts at a Scottish university.
An Edinburgh hotel has become the first in the UK to be battery-powered.
Scientists have developed solar cells powered by bacteria that can work even if the sky is cloudy.
Perth and Kinross Council has clawed back £860,000 in energy consumption reductions in its buildings in the last six years.
The world’s most powerful wind turbine has been successfully installed in waters off the coast of Aberdeen, developers said.
Water from a disused mine that has been warmed by the earth is to be used to heat homes in a Welsh Valleys village, the Welsh Government has said.
A small business in Dundee is set to save hundreds of pounds a year in energy costs just by making a few small alterations to their shop — such as fitting draught excluders and getting a smart meter.
Dundee Foodbank has been forced to withdraw fuel vouchers after a full year’s supply was issued to those in need in just four months.
A bid to make hundreds of city homes more energy efficient has won the backing of Dundee councillors.