Following the publication of the European Commission’s 2050 energy roadmap yesterday, energy commissioner Günther Oettinger today unveiled a new energy saving plan.
UK Prime Minister David Cameron and Deputy Nick Clegg today launched a carbon action plan setting new deadlines for Whitehall.
Denmark’s fourth largest utility NRGi has selected Echelon to supply its networked control system for a smart grid project.
British Gas, owned by energy company Centrica, announced yesterday that it is to supply and install charging points for Nissan’s all-electric LEAF in homes and businesses across the country.
Energy company E.ON has agreed to sell its UK power distribution business, Central Networks, to US firm PPL for £4 billion (€4.7 billion).
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.
Deutsche Telekom and meter operator VOLTARIS have entered into a five-year, million-euro deal to connect up to 100,000 homes and businesses in southwest Germany to a smart grid.
US President Barack Obama yesterday requested $29.5 billion for the Department of Energy in the 2012 budget as part of an Administration-wide plan to put the country at the forefront of clean energy development.
Communications giant O2, part of Telefónica Europe, has announced its first venture into the UK smart meter market with a multi-million pound contract with provider G4S Utility Services.
European heads of state and government meeting in Brussels on Friday with the European Council agreed that the region needs to establish a fully interconnected and integrated energy market by 2014.