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How green is your '100% green energy' tariff? British Gas bulk-buys foreign renewable energy on the cheap, avoiding £50m per year in UK levies. My story in today's @thesundaytimes, with help from stats crunchers at @GoodEnergy

It's #BlackHistoryMonth. Here are six black scientists and campaigners who are doing amazing work to help tackle climate change and protect the planet.
https://www.goodenergy.co.uk/blog/2020/10/12/black-history-month-six-black-climate-environmental-changemakers-to-learn-from/

“We will keep on striking until they do something”.

@GretaThunberg is one of our heroes. We can’t wait to watch #IAmGreta, a documentary following her journey from solo strike to global voice for climate action. Out tomorrow.

Watch the trailer: https://youtu.be/i74n4BUYgHI

Great news! Good Energy is the first energy company to be awarded the Good Housekeeping Institute's 'Getting Greener' endorsement. This is an important recognition of everything we stand for and have been practising in the energy market for 20 years. 🙏

https://www.goodenergy.co.uk/blog/2020/10/09/good-housekeeping-institute-awards-good-energy-new-green-accreditation/

"Solar power is the king" and "the cheapest electricity in history."

That's according to the International Energy Agency. Notorious for its underestimation of growth and price reduction of renewables.

https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/solar-power-energy-carbon-emissions-global-warming-climate-change-crisis-b1016301.html

The Local Electricity Bill from @Power4PeopleUK will be debated in parliament tomorrow.

Please write to your MP and ask them to please attend the Parliamentary Adjournment Debate and speak in support.

More detail and resources here: http://powerforpeople.org.uk

2020 is on track to be the hottest year on record 🥵.

As global temperatures rise, there’s never been a more urgent time to support practical solutions to the climate crisis.

Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/science/2020/sep/14/northern-hemisphere-record-hottest-summer-noaa

Today The Sunday Times has published its investigation into greenwashed energy tariffs.

“Power companies are paying as little as 93p a customer for the right to claim that dirty energy tariffs are actually green.”

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/how-energy-giants-pay-30p-to-label-their-dirty-fuel-as-green-8ck98knk9

How are energy suppliers able to avoid millions in costs to support the growth of clean energy in the UK? Our new report reveals all. #greenwashing #transparency

https://www.goodenergy.co.uk/media/18730/renewable-certificates-in-europe-research-note.pdf

Our new research has found that the biggest energy suppliers able to avoid paying millions to support renewables in Britain. They do this by buying low-cost certificates from outside the UK.

https://www.goodenergy.co.uk/blog/2020/10/09/some-of-the-biggest-suppliers-are-dodging-renewable-energy-costs/

This is a great idea. We need more positive, inspiring solutions to climate change. Let's get thinking!🤔 #EarthShot

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-54435638

Our CEO's full interview with @IanKingSky on today's offshore wind announcement is now online. #greengold

https://news.sky.com/video/does-offshore-wind-investment-meet-the-ambition-12091485

"We've got green gold in the seabed", says our CEO and Founder, @DavenportJuliet, on Sky News this morning.

Great news from the PM, but onshore wind and solar needs to be central to our energy system too.

When @GoodEnergy was founded in 1999 they told us wind power would amount to nothing. But I was certain that one day the whole nation would run on renewables. This is Britain's new industrial revolution and it's going to create thousands of jobs.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-54421489

We are finally starting to harvest the green gold around Britain’s shores.

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/news/boris-johnson-pledges-wind-power-will-run-every-home-in-britain-by-2030-sh9mcwm85

Today is your last chance to Switch It as part of this month’s switching action.

Visit http://SwitchIt.money now to take part.

#SwitchIt #EthicalBanking #ClimateAction #ClimateChange #RenewableEnergy #Sustainability #SaveThePlanet #Divest #DivestFromFossilFuels #GreenMoney

As the government's #GreenHomesGrant opens to new applicants, so does our new heat pump tariff, designed to make the scheme go further and faster. Find out more below.

https://www.goodenergy.co.uk/blog/2020/10/01/our-new-heat-pump-tariff-will-make-the-green-homes-grant-scheme-go-further-and-faster/

.@KinghamEI welcomes Energy Leaders' Coalition members for a discussion on D&I challenges and successes

➡️Sinead Lynch, UK Chair @Shell_UKLtd
➡️Tom Glover, UK Chair @RWE_UK
➡️Alistair Phillips-Davies, CEO @SSE
➡️Juliet Davenport, CEO @GoodEnergy
➡️Will Gardiner, CEO @Draxnews

Our partners @friends_earth are asking the Chancellor for an economic plan that will deliver a green and fair recovery.

We must tackle the climate crisis and build a greener, fairer, safer future for everyone.

🖱🖋➡️ Please click, sign and share!

https://act.friendsoftheearth.uk/petition/tell-chancellor-you-want-green-and-fair-pandemic-recovery

Pembrokeshire solar schools powering ahead @Pembrokeshire @PrendergastSch1 @YsgolBroIngli @YsgolGelliAur @SaundersfootS @YFrenni @SolarPowerPort @_energyservice @GoodEnergy @egnicoop @SCrabbPembs @PaulDaviesPembs @PembsCollege #solarenergy #ClimateChange https://egni.coop/solar-schools-powering-into-renewable-energy-future-in-pembrokeshire/

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We're proud that the world's oldest fim studio, @EalingStudios, chose Good Energy to install three fast electric vehicle chargers at its historic base in West London.

We also supply the site with 100% renewable electricity. 🎞️📽️🚗🔌

https://group.goodenergy.co.uk/reporting-and-news-centre/press-release-news/press-release-details/2020/Ealing-Studios-chooses-Good-Energy-to-turn-the-red-carpet-green/default.aspx

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It's #BritishFoodFortnight. Here are some of the superb sustainable food and drink producers that are powered by Good Energy.

https://www.goodenergy.co.uk/blog/2020/09/21/celebrating-sustainable-produce-for-british-food-fortnight/

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