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UK solar sales slump in wake of feed-in tariff cut

UK solar sales slump in wake of feed-in tariff cut

Solar photovoltaic sales in the UK slowed down dramatically last month following the government’s cut in feed-in tariffs.

UK renters missing out on £990 million energy efficiency savings

UK renters missing out on £990 million energy efficiency savings

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 shutting their doors on energy savings

UK retailers shutting their doors on energy savings

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.

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UK government calls for input into gas generation strategy

UK government calls for input into gas generation strategy

The UK government today launched a call for evidence to feed into its gas generation strategy, which forms part of the Coalition’s wider plans to create a secure and affordable route to low carbon economy.

Business leaders call on EU to redouble green growth efforts

Business leaders call on EU to redouble green growth efforts

Business leaders are today calling on the European Union to redouble green growth efforts, strengthen the Emissions Trading System and stepping up renewables and energy efficiency targets.

South Korea moves ahead with cap and trade scheme

South Korea moves ahead with cap and trade scheme

South Korea is to become the latest nation to implement a cap and trade system for its greenhouse gas emissions.

US project will map solar potential of every rooftop

US project will map solar potential of every rooftop

Satellite imagery company GeoEye is joining forces with Geostellar to map every commercial and domestic rooftop in the US for solar power potential.

US, Canada and Mexico map carbon storage sites

US, Canada and Mexico map carbon storage sites

The US Department of Energy has joined forces with Canadian and Mexican partners to unveil a map of the potential carbon storage capacity across the continent.

UK Crown Estate grants lease for Welsh tidal project

UK Crown Estate grants lease for Welsh tidal project

The Crown Estate, which manages the UK’s coastal waters, has granted a lease agreement to Eco2 and its subsidiary Tidal Energy to develop a tidal energy project in Wales.

Invest in smart grid sooner rather than later to boost UK economy, says report

Invest in smart grid sooner rather than later to boost UK economy, says report

Investing in a smart grid sooner rather than later will benefit the UK, according to a report out last week commissioned by 23 leading companies as part of SmartGrid GB.