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by Mary Portas
The Kindness Economy

Greenwashing in the energy industry, with Juliet Davenport, founder Good Energy

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We’re doing our bit, we’re buying green energy right? Not always. In fact, a third of the energy that’s marketed as renewable is in fact greenwashed by companies using loopholes in legislation. Juliet Davenport set up Green Energy in 1999, the UK’s first 100% renewable electricity supplier.

Today the company produces its own electricity, generated in Britain from sun, wind, water and bioenergy, on their own solar and wind farms – as well as a network of 1600 renewable generators. In this episode, Mary talks to Juliet about how she started her own energy company, really buying green and how we as consumers can wisely choose who we buy from.

Mary's new book, Rebuild: how to thrive in the new Kindness Economy is available to buy now.

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Season 4

by Mary Portas