In his headline speech to the Conservative Party annual conference yesterday, Chancellor George Osborne promised investment in renewable energy but also new tax breaks for shale gas.
UK Energy Secretary Ed Davey launched the European Union’s ‘A world you like. With a climate you like’ campaign yesterday in London.
Carmakers Honda, Toyota, Nissan and Hyundai are joining forces to introduce fuel cell vehicles to the market in Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Iceland.
Birmingham City Council, which was chosen as one of seven cities in England to kick start the government’s Green Deal, has appointed Carillion Energy to deliver the scheme.
UK biomass generators have received a double boost from the government in the last few days.
There has been bad news for the UK clean tech sector in recent days as fuel cell developer Ceres Power and a solar panel plant in Wales hit difficulties.
The UK energy regulator Ofgem has warned that tightening electricity supplies over the next few years could spell blackouts for the country.
A group of the UK’s largest businesses and industry bodies have written an open letter to the Chancellor George Osborne calling for a 2030 carbon target for the power sector.
The European Union’s new energy efficiency directive, which sets out measures to realise a 20% improvement in energy efficiency across the region by 2020, was officially adopted by member states yesterday.
UK Energy Secretary Ed Davey is hailing National Grid and E.ON’s efforts to create one of the most efficient power stations in the world in Kent in the southeast of England.