With the announcement earlier this year that Germany plans to phase out nuclear power by 2022, the country’s wind sector has seen a surge in investments.
The Government of Alberta, Canada, has announced funding of over CAD$1 billion for two carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects. The projects, led by Swan Hills Synfuels and Shell, will receive grants as part of the province’s overall $2 billion CCS funding program.
A light-emitting diode bulb developed by Dutch electronics company Philips has won a Bright Tomorrow Lighting Prize (L Prize) from the US Department of Energy (DOE).
Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond has attended the official launch in Aberdeen of offshore wind business headquarters for Technip, the French energy services giant.
Wind energy giant Vestas has today unveiled plans for its next-generation offshore turbine, at a press conference in London. The company revealed that this will have a capacity of 7MW, rather than the 6MW which was previously expected.
UK biofuel regulator, the Renewable Fuels Agency will close its doors for the final time this week.
UK retailer the John Lewis Partnership yesterday announced plans to reduce its carbon emissions 15% by 2020/2021.
Michael Starling, renewable energy specialist at international design, engineering and risk management consultancy BMT Group Ltd, looks at the unique requirements and issues in the first phase of new renewable energy developments.
Rarely has there been such a direct connection between a game-changing public policy initiative and a series of record-breaking corporate investments in wind and solar energy.
UK Energy and Climate Change Secretary, Ed Miliband, said that Britain’s existing, highly liberalised energy market regime was failing to deliver the investment needed to cut UK carbon emissions by more than a third by 2020.