Coronavirus – UK faces cardboard shortage due to crisis

31st March 2020 | Recycling

The UK could be hit by a national cardboard shortage as more and more local councils suspend their regular recycling collections owing to pressures caused by the coronavirus outbreak, the industry’s trade body has warned. The Recycling Association said it has huge concerns about a looming European and even worldwide shortage of fibre – used…Read more

Lockdown knocks UK daily electricity demand by 10%

31st March 2020 | Commercial Energy

Daily electricity demand in Britain is around 10% lower than before the country went into lockdown last week due to the coronavirus outbreak, data from grid operator National Grid showed on Tuesday. The fall is largely due to big industrial consumers using less power, the operator said. Last week, Prime Minister Boris Johnsons ordered Britons…Read more

The transition to carbon-neutral gas

31st March 2020 | Commercial Energy

The provision of renewable electricity continues to expand to meet demand, with the big six, challenger and boutique suppliers now offering 100% renewable electricity as standard. The next step is to offer 100% green gas, however, provision at scale will take time. The climate can’t wait, so what is the solution? Consumer demand has never…Read more

UK domestic emissions fall 3.6% as renewables take record generation share

26th March 2020 | Residential Energy

The UK’s domestic greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions underwent a 3.6% year-on-year fall in 2019 – during which time renewable energy rose to a record 36.9% share of electricity generation. That is according to the latest UK energy statistics and provisional GHG emissions figures, published 26 March by the Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy…Read more

UK renewables bask in record 2019

26th March 2020 | Commercial Energy

Renewable energy generated a record 37% of the UK’s electricity demand in 2019, with wind contributing more than half of the amount, according to new statistics released by the UK government. The annual figures, published in the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy’s quarterly Energy Trends report, reveal wind provided a record 20% of…Read more

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