Labour MP Rob Marris challenged the Energy Secretary to say whether Hinkley C nuclear plant would go ahead without further public money.Read the full story ›
The makers of an award-winning South West invention that could transform the way we get our electricity - are asking for the public's help.Read the full story ›
A new energy supply company which hopes to invest profits back into the local community, begins trading.Read the full story ›
The government is expected to announce where power lines will be built across Somerset to connect the new Hinkley Point hub to Avonmouth.Read the full story ›
Thousands of people in Exeter are benefitting from a new way of generating electricity with their rubbish, thanks to a new energy plant.Read the full story ›
Hundreds of jobs are under threat across the West Country after the Government announced it wants to cut the amount of money householders are paid for the electricity their solar panels generate.
Industry bosses warn the region's renewable energy sector is at risk by a proposal to slash the price from 12.5 pence per kilowatt hour to just 1.6 pence.
A new energy plant has been opened in Exeter today. The facility will deal with 60,000 tonnes of residual waste from the city and surrounding area every year, transforming it into power.
A fuel discount which already exists on the Isles of Scilly could be extended to rural parts of North Devon.
Currently the scheme gives motorists 5 pence off every litre to offset the higher cost of transporting the fuel.
However extending it requires EU approval.
A scheme to tap into the energy beneath our feet is being looked at by a new working party in Parliament. The 'hot rocks' project has been set up to promote ways of extracting natural heat from Cornwall's granite.
But a company, which has won planning permission for two test bore holes next to the Eden project, is struggling to raise the money. Our political correspondent Bob Constantine reports.
A new drive has been launched at Westminster to promote heat and energy from Cornwall's "hot rocks".Read the full story ›