The UK Chancellor George Osborne’s long-awaited and much dreaded Spending Review will slash funding for Government’s promised Green Investment Bank to just £1 billion.
Power network operator in the North East and Yorkshire, CE Electric UK, has announced plans for a £54 million smart grid project to test the impact of low-carbon technologies like electric cars and solar panels on the electricity network.
US giant GE has announced plans to invest $432 million in four ‘centres of excellence’ dedicated to the design and manufacture of a new generation of smart fridges and freezers.
Ahead of the release of the details UK Coalition Government’s spending review later this week, green group Friends of the Earth is warning that any cut to feed-in tariffs could provoke a legal challenge.
US high-tech company United Technologies Corporation has agreed a cash deal to acquire troubled California-based wind turbine manufacturer Clipper Windpower.
The US Environmental Protection Agency has granted a waiver allowing the sale of fuel containing 15% ethanol for new cars and trucks.
The Coalition Government has launched its revised National Policy Statements (NPSs) on energy, which map out a future with over half new generating capacity coming from renewable sources by 2025.
EU environment ministers meeting in Brussels last week put off a decision on increasing the region’s emissions reduction target from 20% to 30% until next year.
UK Transport Minister Norman Baker today announced the 14 organisations that will share £15 million to support the purchase of new ‘green’ buses.
Many governments are hindered in their efforts to improve energy efficiency by a lack of technical capacity and know-how, says the International Energy Agency.