Following the publication of the European Commission’s 2050 energy roadmap yesterday, energy commissioner Günther Oettinger today unveiled a new energy saving plan.
Energy Performance Certificates, introduced by the previous UK government, are having little or no influence on homebuyers’ decisions, according to research out last week.
The UK Government announced funding today for at least 1000 apprenticeships as part of its Green Deal scheme to insulate the country’s homes and businesses.
IBM announced this week that it is to work with Canadian institution McMaster University to improve the energy efficiency of its campus buildings.
The Scottish Government has cut through red tape requiring public buildings and commercial premises to apply for planning permission to install microgeneration technologies.
Increasing investment in green technologies could give Europe’s GDP a €600 billion boost, according to a report by Germany’s Institute for Climate Impact Research.
Energy efficient buildings and technologies like smart meters aren’t enough on their own to cut energy usage, warns a new study.
The UK’s government-backed Energy Technologies Institute is calling on manufacturers, SMEs and researchers to take part in a £40 million drive to improve the efficiency of heavy-duty vehicles.
UK construction company Carillion has made a bid to acquire energy-saving specialist Eaga for £306.5 million.
UK Skills Minister John Hayes last week announced a new training academy for ‘green’ skills, which will receive £2.5 million over the next three years.