New planning rules to boost solar rollout and slash energy bills

Homes and businesses will be able to install rooftop solar panels more easily, under new rules recently announced.  

Climate change and construction: a marriage made in hell

A look at how the construction industry is contributing to climate change globally and the solutions at hand.

Pre-Construction Services Agreement signed for ECMWF HQ

Industry leading zero carbon building will target a 'BREEAM Excellent' rating.

SSE Renewables to take 320MW battery energy storage system forward

The development will help to balance energy supply and demand more effectively.

Scottish wind deal streamlines projects

The Scottish Government has agreed a new deal which will see the development of onshore wind projects streamlined.

Housebuilders struggle with ‘E’ in ESG

Housebuilder confidence high on delivering social value, but hard yards to come on environmental reporting.

Thermal water system technology could reduce energy bills

The patent revolves around the dynamic control of a water provision system in buildings.

Plant sector gains eco training framework

New training for the construction plant community has been launched to help improve emissions from the sector.

Rules on onshore wind farms change

Locally elected councillors will have the power to decide local policy on onshore wind, and plans can be taken forward.

Construction industry’s digital transformation

The construction industry has been a focal point for the UK government in developing it's digitisation.