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Scottish energy bills are lower within the UK

Some things work better when they are together – united and integrated. Energy certainly does. In the UK, as one nation, our integrated, single energy market is delivering the investment, jobs and power we need. The same goes for booming oil and gas industry in the North Sea and our world leading renewables sector – […]

Community Energy: The ‘democratisation of energy’

With the launch of the UK’s first Community Energy Strategy, a ray of light has opened in a doorway to what could have a radical impact in the way we generate and use energy. Not only does it hold out the prospect of a far greater level of local, community engagement in sustainable energy generation […]

British Energy Challenge Newcastle

The British Energy Challenge went north on Friday 20th September, with an event in Newcastle United’s St James’ Park.   Newcastle’s youth have an ambitious answer to the energy challenge One of the most important issues facing us today is how to educate and empower young people on climate change, and this time our event […]

British Energy Challenge in Birmingham

The British Energy challenge arrived at Austin Court in Birmingham on Thursday 11 July where we welcomed representatives from nearby Universities, members of the Council and local energy groups, as well as scientists and local residents curious about the challenge. In partnership with Birmingham City Council our hosts Mark Lynas and David Mackay began to […]

Cutting the cost of renewables for British Consumers

With a fifth of Britain’s ageing electricity plants closing over the next ten years,  and commitments to getting 30% of our electricity needs from renewables by 2020 and to cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 80% by 2050 – investing in new low carbon electricity generation is essential.  The really interesting issue is: how do we […]

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