The UK’s Energy Technologies Institute announced a £23.5 million boost for next-generation carbon capture technologies.
Energy generator American Electric Power has announced that it is putting its carbon capture and storage project on hold because of the “uncertain status of US climate policy”.
Energy and Climate Secretary Chris Huhne have been largely welcomed by stakeholders, while calling for greater clarity.
The UK Energy and Climate Change Secretary Chris Huhne yesterday afternoon outlined the Government’s plans for its long-awaited overhaul of the electricity market.
The Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard yesterday unveiled her long-awaited carbon tax measures, which reveal that the country’s largest polluters will pay AUD$23 per tonne of carbon emissions.
UK Energy and Climate Change Secretary Chris Huhne has condemned British Gas’ announcement today of price rises of 18% to gas and 16% to electricity bills.
Scotland should aim to halve its CO2 emissions by 2025, the Committee on Climate Change has advised the region’s government.
The European Parliament yesterday voted against raising the EU’s emission reduction target from 20% to 30% compared to 1990 levels by 2020.
UK business lobby group the CBI has reiterated its call for mandatory carbon reporting to be brought in for UK companies.
The UK Government’s energy statistics for the first quarter of this year and 2010 paint a mixed picture with renewables output up by 27% but coal demand also up just over 6%.