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Study maps fracking methane risk to drinking water

No definitive distance for separation between shale and aquifers has been set

Published on the BBC News website on 3rd July 2014

By David Shukman

Science editor, BBC News

 

A major study into the potential of fracking to contaminate drinking water with methane has been published.

The British Geological […]

Solar farms to lose UK government financial support

Move to cut subsidies for large-scale installations is condemned by green activists and renewable power companies

Lark Energy’s Wymeswold airfield, until recently the largest solar farm in UK. Photograph: Christopher Thomond for The Guardian

Published on The Guardian website on 13th May 2014

By Fiona Harvey

 

The government is to make drastic changes […]

£7600 to make your home more energy efficient

Insulation being pumped in to the wall of a house.

Published on the Department of Energy & Climate Change website on the 1st May 2014

 

Households carrying out energy efficiency improvements on their home can now get more money back to offset the cost of having the work done.

From June, […]