The greenest places to live in the UK

Posted 06/02/2020 by E.ON

You'd expect rural idylls to be the UK's greenest places to live but a study recently carried out by commercial waste and recycling service, First Mile, has revealed that the big cities are some of the most planet-friendly places to live in the UK.

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What do people think of renewables today?

Posted 10/01/2020 by E.ON

With energy at the heart of the climate crisis and renewable energy key in helping the UK reach its targets to reduce carbon emissions and improve air quality, we wanted to highlight what people think about renewables today.

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Eat better? Exercise more? Help the planet? What are your New Year’s resolutions?

Posted 02/01/2020 by E.ON

Now is the time of year when we tend to stop, take stock, and really think about how we can improve our lives – be that at an individual level or more broadly and with so much focus on the climate crisis this year, we asked whether this issue has had an impact on people’s choices when it came to their New Year’s resolutions.

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2019 – A smarter, more sustainable year

Posted 12/12/2019 by E.ON

It's the time of year when we reflect on what we've achieved in the past 12 months. Here at E.ON, we're proud to have introduced a range of initiatives that have helped our customers become even more sustainable.Here are just a few highlights.

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Water, waste and walking - Innovative ways to generate renewable energy

Posted 07/11/2019 by E.ON

Innovation is happening all the time in the renewable energy world. We’re already providing our customers’ homes with electricity backed by 100% renewable sources, and these inventions are great examples of the exciting ways we can create renewable power. 

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Out of sight, out of mind – the myths around clean air

Lungs installation in London
Posted 19/09/2019 by E.ON

In a recent survey we carried out, two in three (63%) of the people said they don't know enough about air pollution and four in five (82%) were worried about its effect on them and on their loved ones' health. See what we're doing to raise awareness of the issue. 

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Change for a better tomorrow

Posted 10/09/2019 by E.ON

Plastic in our oceans, global warming and air pollution: these are some of today's very real global environmental concerns. Yet over the past five decades, there have been a host of victories won by environmental campaigners that have led to major changes in our day to day lives.

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The turbines are gone but their legacy remains

Posted 03/09/2019 by E.ON

Nineteen years ago, the blades started turning on the UK's first offshore wind farm. As well as being the UK's first offshore wind farm, it was also our first. After nearly two decades in operation, Blyth came to the end of its lifespan earlier this year and was successfully decommissioned.

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How solar technology is being used to harvest hydrogen from seawater

Posted 14/08/2019 by E.ON

Globally, the energy industry is always looking for innovative ways to create greener, more sustainable energy. One exciting recent development is creating hydrogen from seawater using solar energy.

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How solar panels work

Posted 09/08/2019 by E.ON

Heard of solar panels but not sure how they work? We explain how our solar panels and battery systems work to power your home and electric car.

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