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The month in energy: May 2023

26 May 2023

B Corp certification is set to toughen, Tottenham Hotspur leading the way off the pitch and another UK clean energy milestone is achieved all feature in our round-up of the energy sector's monthly news stories.

UK electricity consumers paid out £29bn extra in 2022

A new study shows that Britons faced an increase in energy costs in 2022, the total was £29 billion equalling £500 extra per person.

 Read the story on Energy Live News

Spurs crowned 'green' premier league fourth-year running

All of England's top-flight clubs are ranked for their climate action and carbon reduction, Tottenham Hotspur were named the Premier Leagues greenest club.

Read the story on Energy Live News

Clean energy continues to flourish in the UK

As the UK achieves a major milestone surpassing one trillion kilowatt hours of electricity generated from renewable energy sources.

Read the full press release from the National Grid

Achieving B Corp certification is set to become trickier

A study from energy analysts from Ember says renewables are set to meet all growth demand this year, with the world likely to use fewer fossil fuels to produce electricity.

Read the story on edie

UK set to scrap air pollution transparency rules

The Government has pushed back on plans to abandon 4,000 laws, although key pollution legislation is still poised to be dropped.

Read the story on The Guardian

Cheese from the oceans?

At Carbon13's Climate Innovation Showcase day, several innovative solutions were explored by LEN and Future Net Zero and one venture aims to create eco-friendly protein using the oceans.

Check out the interview from Energy Live News

60% of UK businesses can't meet EU's carbon reporting regulations

The Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) is a game-changing piece of legislation that requires improved Scope 3 reporting by January 2024.

Read our summary

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