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Partnership aims at reducing TV and Film carbon footprint
Bafta’s albert, the visual arts’ sustainability initiative, and Good Energy, the 100% renewable electricity provider, have joined forces to support the creative industry’s transition to renewable electricity, reduce carbon emissions and save costs across the industry. The collaboration, which forms part of albert’s Creative Energy Project, makes renewable electricity affordable for creative organisations, with the ult...
Good Energy seeks more customer-ownership through share offer
Renewable energy supplier Good Energy wants to involve more customers in ownership of the company through its latest share offer. The firm’s first windfarm in Delabole, Cornwall was bought through customer shares in 2002 and its first bond offer to customers, in 2013, closed three weeks ahead of schedule having reached the maximum of £15m.
Good Energy to supply power for zero carbon hydrogen
Renewable electricity company Good Energy has signed an agreement to supply power for the production of hydrogen fuel. The firm will provide zero carbon electricity to ITM Power’s hydrogen car refuelling stations. The stations produce the hydrogen on site using electricity and tap water.
Green energy hails landmark climate change agreement
Chippenham-based renewable energy firm Good Energy has joined climate experts to welcome the signing of a global agreement on climate change by over 150 countries, including the UK. The agreement, which sets out measures to limit the global temperature rise to no more than 2°C, was reached in Paris last December. World leaders are expected to attend the ceremony at the United Nations in New York to formalise their support.
Green gas launched to mark historic climate agreement
Green energy company Good Energy has launched a carbon neutral gas tariff to celebrate the signing of the UN Climate Change Agreement in New York next week. The gas tariff, partly made up from biomethane – or ‘green gas’ – is designed to make it easy for energy customers to take action against climate change.
UK’s first subsidy-free wind farm is people-powered
Plans were unveiled today for a community-owned wind farm in Cornwall which could become the first in the UK to operate without government subsidy. In 2015, the Government announced an end to subsidies for onshore wind farms in Britain.
Good Energy commissions 5MW solar farm
Wiltshire based renewable electricity supplier and generator, Good Energy, is pleased to announce that it has commissioned a new 5MW solar site near Wareham, Dorset. Oaklands Plantation will generate enough renewable electricity to supply around 1,300 homes and brings the number of solar farms the company has built and operates to seven. Combined with its two owned and operated wind farms, Good Energy's installed capacity now totals 52.5MW.
National Trust & Good Energy to tackle climate change
Europe’s largest conservation charity, the National Trust, has announced that it will be continuing its relationship with green electricity supplier Good Energy for a further two years. The partnership will see the two organisations working together to raise awareness of climate change, inspiring the Trust’s four million members to do something simple to tackle the issue by switching to Good Energy’s 100% renewable electricity.
Renewables bring down the wholesale cost of energy, finds new study
A new report shows that renewables are cutting the wholesale price of energy and lessening the impact of subsidies on bill payers. The report has been published today by independent energy company Good Energy and is backed by experts at the University of Sheffield.
CBI warnings over government's 'mixed messages' on environment
Juliet Davenport is the Chief Executive of the UK renewable energy company Good Energy. She founded the company in 1999 to deliver solutions to climate change. She comments on CBI warnings over the Goverment's 'mixed messages' on environment. She said: "World leaders in Paris need to come up with a cohesive approach to deal with the threat of climate change, it’s never been more urgent. It’s simple maths: we can’t emit 565 more ...
Good Energy responds to energy subsidies announcement
Good Energy responds to the government announcement on energy subsidies. Juliet Davenport, Chief Executive, Good Energy, said: "The proposed cuts mean that installing solar panels at home will no longer be attractive to British families."
Government to end subsidies for new onshore wind farms
A comment from Juliet Davenport OBE, CEO and founder of renewable electricity company Good Energy, surrounding the decision by government to end subsidies for new onshore wind farms.
Schools win £9,000 for solar panels
A trio of schools in the south west and south east have triumphed in a 'get creative' Good Energy and 10:10 Solar Schools competition this month. 22 schools from across the UK were given the chance to win one of three cash prizes to go towards buying their own solar panels in the competition, which encouraged them to ‘get creative’ with their thoughts and ideas around renewable energy, solar power and climate change.
Service aims to provide an ‘eBay for energy’
Open Utility and Good Energy are currently recruiting a limited number of commercial consumers and renewable generators to be the first to try out Piclo, a pioneering new service that will enable commercial consumers and renewable generators to trade electricity. The aim of the online marketplace is to provide an ‘eBay for energy’ that could offer more transparency and control than ever before.