Local experts condemn Sunak’s draughty homes U-turn as likely to cost lives
Last week, the government announced it would not be raising the minimum energy efficiency standards of privately rented properties – which will leave thousands of renters living in cold homes.
Councillors sign off 20-year deal aimed at decarbonising Bristol’s energy networks
Councillors this week approved the two-decade City Leap partnership, paving the way for hundreds of millions of pounds to be invested into heat networks, retrofit and other renewable technologies in Bristol.
Why community action is also needed to tackle the energy crisis
In the face of government inaction on the energy crisis, Bristol Energy Network has been organising grassroots action to stop people from falling into fuel poverty.
Research reveals Bristol neighbourhoods most at risk from energy crisis
Climate group Friends of the Earth has identified Bristol communities with high energy usage and low household incomes, amid calls for meaningful action to prevent hardship in winter.
City Leap: a billion pound leap of faith towards net zero?
The ambitious plan for private sector investment in cutting carbon was recently delayed again. After the recent Bristol Energy fiasco, City Leap is set to come under even greater scrutiny.
Good money after bad? Bristol Energy’s spiralling losses
Market conditions have been killing off small private energy suppliers up and down the country. Bristol Energy is by no means immune and keeps on tapping council tax payers for more money in the wake of huge losses – so is it time the council-owned firm was wound up?