10:10 are installing solar panels on the roofs of community organisations around the UK. They’ll save money on their energy bills and reduce their carbon footprint. But shouldn’t all suitable buildings have solar?
17th Mar 2018
“By 2030 renewables should be able to produce at least 75% of our electricity while maintaining system reliability” Alasdair Cameron, report author With the cost of renewable energy falling, and advances in grid management and storage technology, the UK can … Continue reading
26th May 2017
Our wonderful partners at Good Energy are offering to donate £50 to Friends of the Earth for each supporter that switches to clean, green energy.
1st Mar 2016
We’ve been working with Friends of the Earth for over a decade. Together, we believe we can achieve a future for Britain that’s powered purely by clean, green electricity generated across the country.
5th Nov 2015
As David Cameron’s Government announces plans to effectively end support for rooftop solar, the solar sector is looking at huge job losses – from 3,000 in Scotland to 5,000 in the South East, and everywhere in between.
8th Oct 2015
One week after the Government turned down the big Navitas bay offshore wind farm, the Government has shown which technology it really loves. Gas. It’s approved a whopping new 1800 MW gas-fired power station in Lincolnshire, by French giant EdF Energy.
18th Sep 2015
Reacting to today’s Government decisions to end new subsidies for onshore wind farms, and changing planning rules that could make it far harder for new turbines to be built, Friends of the Earth’s renewable energy campaigner Alasdair Cameron said: “While … Continue reading
18th Jun 2015
Commenting on news today (Thursday 26 February) that just two offshore wind and only five solar projects have been awarded contracts following a Government auction, Friends of the Earth energy campaigner Simon Bullock said: “Ministers should be investing far more … Continue reading
26th Feb 2015
In spite of the odds, wind power is going from strength to strength – which is why it has never been more important for local people to speak out and back projects if we want to do our bit to … Continue reading
20th Feb 2015
Commenting on Government plans to try and find a long-term site to store nuclear waste, Friends of the Earth’s Director of Policy and Campaigns, Craig Bennett said: “Nearly 60 years after the UK’s first nuclear power station was switched on, … Continue reading
24th Jul 2014