Guiness World Records has handed out an energy efficiency world record to a UK company for its hand-dryer for the first time.
Service provider Gemserv has been appointed by the UK government as oversight body for its flagship Green Deal home energy efficiency scheme.
European Union representatives have reportedly reached agreement on new legislation to improve energy efficiency.
The World Bank last week unveiled its strategy for the next decade to support green and sustainable development.
Bank of America has announced that it is increasing its previous goal of $20 billion in financing for the green economy to $50 billion over the next decade.
The UK government yesterday unveiled details of the next steps for its flagship Green Deal home efficiency scheme, along with measures to strengthen consumer protection.
UK Climate Change Minister Greg Barker has outlined plans to ensure that the government’s support mechanism for renewable heat technologies like heat pumps and biomass boilers stays within its budget.
The Scottish Government last week unveiled a major programme to overhaul the energy efficiency of the region’s homes.
The US Department of Energy has announced funding of $7 million for three innovative lighting projects as part of the Obama Administration’s ‘all of the above’ energy strategy.