UK energy regulator Ofgem is investment £45.5 million in five diverse projects from an intelligent socket to control electric vehicle charging to ways of making it easier and cheaper to hook up renewables to the grid.
The ongoing trade dispute over solar products between China, the US and Europe is intensifying.
Carmaker Renault is rolling out photovoltaic panels over six of its French production sites that will add up to the largest solar array in the automotive sector.
UK Energy Secretary Ed Davey watched the National Trust switch on London’s first Archimedes Screw hydroelectric turbine at Morden Hall Park in south west London on Friday.
Swedish furniture retailer IKEA announced a new sustainability strategy this week that will see the chain become self-sufficient in renewable energy by 2020.
US retailer Walmart says it is making progress on its wide-reaching environmental and social responsibility strategy and is now the second largest onsite green power generator in the country.
There has been a ‘frenzy’ of activity in the Japanese renewable energy market over the last year, while Germany is considering a cap on support levels.