The world’s cities have significant opportunities for green growth but need funding to make the most of them, according to the Carbon Disclosure Project.
US financial services company Wells Fargo is launching an effort to award some $100 million to universities and non-profit organisations to invest in clean technologies by 2020.
Chicago's mayor Rahm Emanuel and US Energy Secretary Steven Chu yesterday announced that the city is joining President Barack Obama's better buildings challenge.
Japanese electronics manufacturer Panasonic says it is starting production of lithium-ion battery packs for home energy storage this month.
HP’s research arm HP Labs has unveiled a design for a net zero-energy data centre that matches energy supply to computing demand to lower power costs by 30%.
The energy efficiency makeover of New York City’s iconic Empire State Building has saved $2.4 million in reduced costs in its first year.
Japanese advanced ceramics company Kyocera ia planting ‘green curtains’ at its locations throughout the country to cut energy use.
The UK and Iceland signed an agreement yesterday that could see geothermal power from Iceland’s volcanoes supply electricity to the UK.
Japanese carmaker Toyota has totted up a total of 29 LEED-certified ‘green’ buildings in the US with the completion of a training centre in Kansas.
The UK government yesterday announced a £10 million fund to help switch social housing over to low-carbon heating like biomass boilers, solar hot water systems and heat pumps.