Over 200K homes set to drop into fuel poverty

Over 200K homes set to drop into fuel poverty: As the economy tumbles amid the coronavirus pandemic and lock down over 200,000 households are set to fall into fuel poverty. The End Fuel Poverty Coalition makes the suggestion, which warns during colder weather, a second wave of the virus arriving could be “catastrophic for individuals…
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£3bn green jobs, save money and cut carbon plan

£3bn green jobs, save money and cut carbon plan: A £3 billion green jobs plan to save money, cut carbon and boost employment in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic has been announced by Chancellor Rishi Sunak. In his much-awaited UK recovery plan Summer Statement, the Chancellor outlined how he planned to tackle “profound economic…
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Renewable energy – 12K jobs & £20bn investment possible

Renewable energy – 12K jobs & £20bn investment possible: 12,000 new jobs and around £20 billion of new investments to the UK could be provided by renewable energy as part of the nation’s sustainable economic recovery. RenewableUK has published new statistics which show that contracts to generate clean power in next year’s auctions could have…
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Government should establish green pension ‘superfunds’

Government should establish green pension ‘superfunds’: The government should help invest in the UK’s green recovery by establishing pension ‘superfunds’. Think tank Social Market Foundation (SMF) suggests ministers should be more willing to spend public money upfront to support ‘pathfinder’ infrastructure projects and take more risks in supporting clean energy markets in their infancy. Noting…
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