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UK small businesses plot surge in green energy installations

Latest edition of NatWest Sustainable Business Tracker suggests number of SMEs with onsite energy generation is set to double, despite economic headwinds NatWest today published the latest edition of its Sustainable Business Tracker, confirming that growing numbers of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are... go to Article >

Green battalion: British Gas to recruit former service personnel to net zero workforce

7 Days ago Finance Source:

British Gas-owner Centrica says trainees will install EV charge points, smart meters, and heat pumps, and support solar and battery storage projects A recruitment drive which could see 500 former military personnel sign up... read more

NatWest: Carbon Planner aims to help business customers 'go and grow greener'

4 Days ago Finance Source:

Banking giant launches tailored four-point plan to help SMEs weather soaring operational costs A Carbon Planner designed to help UK businesses manage their future fuel and operational costs, while reducing their carbon... read more

Study: UK businesses set to double EV fleets this year

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Poll from Centrica Business Solutions suggests UK businesses are set to deploy more than 163,000 electric vehicles this year The switch to electric vehicles (EVs) is set to accelerate this further, driven in large part by... read more

How the UK's net zero transition is progressing: In 10 charts

5 Days ago Finance Source:

The Climate Change Committee's myriad charts serve to hammer home the scale of the decarbonisation challenge If a picture is worth a thousand words, then the array of fascinating charts, graphs, and illustrative graphics... read more

London Climate Action Week: Can the capital turbocharge the UK's net zero transition?

5 Days ago Finance Source:

At the kick off event for London Climate Action Week, BusinessGreen spoke to Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and event founder Nick Mabey about how regions and cities can drive climate action despite a turbulent political backdrop... read more

The UK need a serious gear change on home decarbonisation to reach its climate targets

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Everyone should worry when the UK’s climate advisors warn government policy on the country’s second largest source of emissions isn’t working, writes UKGBC’s Louise Hutchins In what are perhaps the most important five years... read more

Decarbonisation, not deindustrialisation: How upskilling holds the key to the green jobs revolution

14 Days ago Finance Source:

Major new report from Resolution Foundation and LSE argues UK is set to experience a surge in the number of green jobs, but the transition needs to be carefully managed What constitutes a 'green' job? It is a trickier... read more

Could a net zero power system by 2035 offer the cheapest path forward for the UK and Europe?

12 Days ago Finance Source:

Confidence is rapidly growing that fully decarbonising the power system across the UK and Europe can be achieved at no additional cost by 2035 Confidence in Europe and the UK's ability build a net zero energy system in... read more

Diageo brews up plans for Fife solar farm

28 Days ago Finance Source:

Drinks giant begins work on major new solar energy project at packaging plant in Scotland Drinks giant Diageo has started work on a major new solar energy project at one of its largest facilities in Scotland, the company... read more

BusinessGreen Leaders Awards 2022: And the winner is...

11 Days ago Finance Source:

All the winners and highly commended entries from last night's prestigious BusinessGreen Leaders Awards Last night over 400 top green business leaders, sustainability executives, investors, campaigners, and politicians... read more