A new fuel buying scheme to help Cornish households save hundreds of pounds on their energy bills has been launched today.Read the full story ›
A scheme is starting today in Cornwall that could save people and businesses hundreds of pounds on their fuel bills.
The Secretary of State for Energy, Ed Davey, will launch "Cornwall Together" at the Eden Project this afternoon. It plans to bring people across the county together to negotiate cheaper gas and electricity bills. It's hoped that more than 20,000 residents will be able to get reductions of 10 to 15%
Plans for a massive wind farm off the North Devon coast go out to consultation today. The company behind the Atlantic Array project wants to install up to 278 turbines. That's fewer than originally planned, following an earlier consultation.
A series of public exhibitions will be taking place. If permission is granted it could go live in 2016, providing electricity for the equivalent of 1.1 million homes.
Almost 28,000 solar panels are to be installed on a Devon farm as part of the UK's largest solar project. TGC Renewables has secured planning approval for the project, which will provide a regular supply of electricity to the national grid.
The PV panels at the farm at South Brent, South Devon, will create enough electricity to power 2,500 homes. The 8MW project will provide the farm with a guaranteed rental income over the next 25 years. The panels will be installed over five fields on a site of 15.4 hectares.
Campaigners are walking up a Somerset peak today to raise awareness of plans to install huge pylons across the county’s countryside.Read the full story ›
The government's draft Energy Bill, being published today, aims to answer important questions of vital importance to the West CountryRead the full story ›
Food waste in Somerset will soon be helping to light homes across the county. David Woodland explains.Read the full story ›
Food waste in Somerset will soon be helping to light homes in the county. A new biomass plant will make energy from the household food waste we throw away.
Every time you put potato peelings or old cabbage leaves in those little brown plastic caddies for the recycling teams to collect you will be helping to create power, courtesy of gas producing microbes.
Steve Hardy reports on an ambitious quest to harvest wave energy off the Cornish coast as the first test device is deployed off Falmouth Bay.
If it works it'll be the spring board for other devices to be placed in an offshore wave farm which'll provide electricity for thousands of homes.
The first marine energy device to be installed in Cornish water will be installed today. The device was built in Falmouth and is now being installed for testing before it is incorporated into the Hayle Wave Hub plans.