This year marks the 30th year of wind energy generation in the UK. From 10 turbines in Cornwall, a site now owned by Good Energy, to the recent install of Ørsted’s 1000th, located in the North Sea.
In ten years’ time, according to the PM, every kettle, washing machine and car will “get their juice cleanly and without guilt from the breezes that blow around these islands”. But what is he actually promising?
As businesses race to demonstrate green credentials to key audiences, accusations of so-called ‘greenwashing’ are becoming increasingly frequent. With climate activists and campaigners now actively holding large companies to account, attempts to look green through easy wins or poorly thought through initiatives can be just as damaging as failing to act.
Coal production fell by a massive 51% last year, hitting record lows. That’s according to a new set of provisional statistics released by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).