It's time for ACTION: 14 green policy priorities for the new UK Government - Part two
A decentralised energy system, more ambitious renewable energy targets and a stronger low-carbon heat and transport policy are all listed in the second part of edie's feature exploring the most critical areas of green policy that Theresa May's new Government must prioritise.
Uncertain times for green business as Tories form 'Government of certainty' with climate-sceptic DUP
Prime Minister Theresa May has said she will form a Government with the support of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) in a move that environmental groups are fearing could have damaging consequences for Britain's green economy.
Engineers warn of looming UK energy gap
The UK is facing an unprecedented "energy gap" in a decade's time, according to engineers, with demand for electricity likely to outstrip supply by more than 40%, which could lead to black outs .
Facebook to build 100% renewable data centre in Ireland
Facebook have announced plans for a new data centre to be built in Ireland which will run on 100% renewable energy using the country's 'robust' wind resources.
UK's largest energy storage project hums into life
Global power company AES has announced completion of the UK's largest battery energy storage array.
GIB makes third investment in Northern Ireland's AD industry
The UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) and private equity group Foresight have committed to invest £1.7m in the construction of an anaerobic digestion (AD) plant in Northern Ireland.
Apple invests in Ireland's ocean energy industry
Continuing its investment in renewable energy, technology giant Apple has agreed a new £1m R&D fund to support a wave energy project off the coast of Ireland.
Green investment for Northern Ireland's largest EfW plant
A proposed Energy from Waste (EfW) plant in Belfast has received almost half of its funding from the UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) after it committed £47m of equity to the 15MW project.
Golden State: How California is surviving its worst drought in history
California remains in the claws of the longest drought in the state's history, placing unprecedented strain on the its water supplies. But could the scramble to save water actually help the state in the long run?
Majority of Brits believe all plastic bags should be biodegradable
The majority of Britons believe all plastic bags should be both recyclable and biodegradable, according to a new YouGov poll.
UK plastic bag use up again, but single-use charges cut Scottish consumption
Plastic bag use in the UK has increased for the fifth year running, with almost nine billion bags used collectively in 2014, according to data released today (24 July).
Tesla to bring utility-scale battery system to Ireland
Tesla has announced that the first of its utility-scale Powerpack battery systems will be deployed in Ireland next year, under a new deal with energy storage firm Gaelectric.