The European Union’s new energy efficiency directive, which sets out measures to realise a 20% improvement in energy efficiency across the region by 2020, was officially adopted by member states yesterday.
The UK government’s flagship Green Deal scheme to help homeowners improve the energy efficiency of their homes officially launched yesterday.
UK supermarket chain Asda announced yesterday that its sustainability programme has netted it £13 million in savings over the last year.
The Scottish Government this week announced a £10 million fund to help greener building of affordable homes.
UK Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker opened a new woodchip-fuelled energy centre at supermarket retailer Waitrose’s Bracknell store in the south of England this week.
Australian environmental management company EP&T Global has been selected by the BBC to help it reduce energy use at its new broadcasting centre in Salford.
The European Union and China have signed an agreement promising to work together on reducing China’s greenhouse gas emissions and moving toward a low-carbon economy.
UK Energy Secretary Ed Davey has unveiled a raft of measures aimed at ensuring a “better deal” for energy customers.
The UK government yesterday unveiled its plans for the next stage of its Renewable Heat Incentive scheme aimed at boosting ‘green’ heating technologies.
Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle, Nottingham and Sheffield are to share £12 million to help them kick start the Green Deal, the government announced today.