Centrica Energy and Drax are dropping plans for new biomass power stations in the UK because of a lack of certainty over government policy.
Amid the furore over household energy prices, this week was ‘Big Energy Saving Week’ with organisers Citizens Advice calling on householders to switch suppliers to get the best deal.
UK high street retailer Marks and Spencer has signed a deal with waste management firm Shanks Group to convert its food waste into electricity.
Data centres are wasting energy because of “archaic” attitudes to equipment tolerances to heat and humidity, says The Green Grid.
Greentomatocars, London’s second largest minicab firm, has signed a deal with Chinese carmaker BYD to rollout all-electric taxis in the capital.
China looks set to fall well short of its targets for electric car sales in 2015 and 2020, according to an analysis by Bloomberg New Energy Finance.
Swedish furniture retailer IKEA announced a new sustainability strategy this week that will see the chain become self-sufficient in renewable energy by 2020.
Renewables have made up 44% of new electrical generating capacity in the US so far this year, according to the latest figures from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
SSE and Fluor yesterday submitted plans to the Scottish Government for two large offshore wind farms in the Firth of Forth totalling over 1 GW of capacity.
Amid the furore over rising UK energy bills, the Renewable Energy Association today released figures indicating that renewables subsidies only make up 2% of the increases.