Private equity and infrastructure fund investment in global renewable energy is flying in the face of the downturn, according to consultants KPMG.
UK Energy Minister Charles Hendry has today given the go ahead to Vattenfall for its planned 299 MW onshore wind farm in south Wales.
Spanish wind turbine manufacturer Gamesa has suspended its plans to install a prototype 5 MW wind turbine off the US mid-Atlantic coast because of poor market conditions.
China is looking to step into the UK’s increasingly beleaguered nuclear sector with the possible purchase of the Horizon joint venture between E.ON and RWE, according to media reports.
The UK government pledged today to cut the red tape for the country’s industry participating in the EU Emissions Trading System.
Leading solar companies including First Solar and Suntech are joining forces to found the Global Solar Council to expand the deployment of solar power.
Solar photovoltaic sales in the UK slowed down dramatically last month following the government’s cut in feed-in tariffs.
Renters in the UK are missing out on potential savings of £990 million on energy bills because their properties are lacking basic energy efficiency measures like insulation.
UK retailers are wasting 40% of their total energy use by running air conditioning, heating and lighting systems when they are closed, according to a study by WEMSinternational.
South Korea is to become the latest nation to implement a cap and trade system for its greenhouse gas emissions.