Financial aid for rooftop solar panels has been cut by 65 per cent, the government has announced.

The government has confirmed that councils will be reimbursed for clean up costs following damage caused by Storm Desmond.

A new report published by the RAC has found capital spending on local roads in England to be at its lowest level for over a decade. 

300,000 homes will be better protected from flooding by 2021 following a £2.3 billion investment in flood defence schemes.

Data published by the RAC Foundation has revealed that 2,375 council-maintained road bridges are unable to carry the heaviest vehicles, and it will cost £328 million to repair them.

The government has announced plans to close all coal-fired power stations by 2025 and restrict their use by 2023.

A new report by the National Trust has stated that only one in three coastal planning authorities have maintained up-to-date policies on how to deal with rising sea levels and more frequent storms.

The government has announced £1.5 million funding to convert unused areas into small green spaces, known as ‘pocket parks’.

Edinburgh Council expects to save approximately £77 million over the next 20 years through upgrading its street lights to LEDs.

Local government pension funds in London and Greater Manchester have invested £60 million in renewable energy as part of a new infrastructure investment scheme.

The Innovate UK's Energy Catalyst will see over 40 new technologies gain funding to help tackle a variety of energy issues.

New report outlines plans to adopt a new ecosystem approach

Latest round brings total number of projects approved by Rural Priorities to 5,350

Scheme cost approximately £7m.

Aim to make homes more energy efficient whilst stimulating the green job market.

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Event Diary

UKREiiF has quickly become a must-attend in the industry calendar for Government departments and local authorities.

The multi-award-winning UK Construction Week (UKCW), is the UK’s biggest trade event for the built environment that connects the whole supply chain to be the catalyst for growth and positive change in the industry.

The organisers of the world’s largest dedicated hydrogen event, World Hydrogen 2024 Summit & Exhibition have announced it’s return to Rotterdam in May 2024, with an expansion of a whole extra summit day. Sustainable Energy Council (SEC) are partnering with the Government of the Netherlands, the Province of Zuid-Holland, the City of Rotterdam, and the Port of Rotterdam to host an extended, larger scale Summit in 2024, to expand the event to meet the surging demand.