BT announced yesterday that it is joining forces with Arqiva and Detica to offer a long-range radio communications solution for the rollout of smart meters in the UK.
UK utility Scottish and Southern Energy has signed a strategic agreement with Japanese giant Mitsubishi to develop low-carbon energy technologies together.
Last week, the Department of Energy announced $30 million in Recovery Act funding for small businesses developing clean energy technologies.
GE has joined forces with four venture capital partners to launch a $200 million open challenge to find new ideas to create a next-generation cleaner, greener and more efficient power grid.
US utility Southern California Edison (SCE) this week installed its one millionth smart meter at a customer’s home in Redondo Beach.
The US Department of Energy announced $92 million in funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to boost research into efficient energy technologies.
The UK Coalition Government has confirmed its intention to axe the Infrastructure Planning Commission, which was established by the previous administration earlier this year to make decisions on major infrastructure projects.
The UK Government has earmarked £1 billion to help regional businesses most affected by public spending cuts and the abolition of Regional Development Agencies, which have been instrumental in driving low-carbon investment.
The UK Coalition Government must take action urgently over the next year to avoid missing the country’s legally binding carbon emissions reduction targets, according to the Committee on Climate Change.
A new study released by the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) reveals that smart meters alone are not sufficient to cut domestic energy consumption.