Welsh Government vow greener new plans

Welsh Government vow greener new plans: The Welsh Government has revealed enterprising new plans to guarantee a “stronger, greener and fairer” Wales, placing climate change & environment at the heart of the new government. It has built a “super-Ministry”, joining the big policy sections to help Wales attain its legally binding goal of net zero…
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£2m fund for authorities to take action unfair landlords

£2m fund for authorities to discourage unfair landlords: A new £2 million government scheme to assist local authorities to take action on landlords in the private rental sector whose properties are not meeting minimum energy efficiency standards has been reported. Local authorities throughout England & Wales may bid for as much as £100,000 to impose…
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Pilot scheme to be unveiled to boost uptake of electric bike

Pilot scheme to be unveiled to boost uptake of electric bike: It has been announced by the Welsh Government that they have plans to fund pilot schemes to fast-track the uptake of electric cargo bikes and electric bikes across Wales. Established in Swansea, Barry, Rhyl and Aberystwyth will be four e-bike hubs that offers a…
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Two solar farms in England and Wales acquired by EDF

Two solar farms in England and Wales acquired by EDF: EDF Renewables has added two solar farms in England and Wales to their grid-scale solar portfolio. EDF Renewables have announced that a 49.9MW in North Anglesey from developer Countryside Renewables and 49.9MW solar project in South East Cambridgeshire. The latter has also secured consent for…
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Wales set ‘to become world number one’ recycler

Wales set ‘to become world number one’ recycler: An ambitious strategy has been set out by the Welsh Government to transition into a circular economy and become the number one recycler in the world. As the nation deals with the triple challenge of Brexit, pandemic and climate change the ‘Beyond Recycling’ strategy aims to support…
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New Welsh environmental protection assessor appointed

New Welsh environmental protection assessor appointed: Long-serving environmental and rural lawyer Dr Nerys Llewelyn Jones has been appointed by the Welsh Government as the interim environmental protection assessor for Wales. Following the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union the temporary position was created. The Welsh Government will develop a permanent environmental governance oversight body, during…
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Welsh Govt signs MoU with Sizewell C Consortium

Welsh Govt signs MoU with Sizewell C Consortium: The Welsh Government signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Sizewell C Consortium. They are a group of nearly 200 businesses & trade unions from the UK nuclear supply chain which are supporting the suggested nuclear power station located in Suffolk. The MoU is predicted to eventually…
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Wales lays out deal to turn into fly-tipping & litter-free

Wales lays out deal to turn into fly-tipping & litter-free: The Welsh Government is asking the public to guarantee everyone is involved in eradicating litter & fly-tipping all over the country. It has highlighted a new Scientists caution not all tree planting is beneficialto enforce the issue & make Wales a fly-tipping and litter-free country…
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Welsh health boards get funding in energy efficiency plans

Welsh health boards get funding in energy efficiency plans: The Welsh Government has reported over £10 million in extra funding for 3 health boards to finish their energy efficiency & renewables plans. The financing, which is repayable on an Invest to Save basis, will back energy programs being conveyed by Swansea Bay University Health Board…
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Ofwat consults on what water sector could be like by 2040

Ofwat consults on what water sector could be like by 2040: Ofwat has initiated a consultation & is welcoming ideas on what the water sector throughout England and Wales should look like by 2040. The regulator claims the water sector could play a “powerful role” in protecting & enhancing the environment and accomplishing net zero…
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