The European Union and China have signed an agreement promising to work together on reducing China’s greenhouse gas emissions and moving toward a low-carbon economy.
A new undersea cable linking Ireland and Britain was opened last week that will enable the UK to benefit from Ireland’s wind resources.
The US House of Representatives approved a bill on Friday that would remove much of the regulation of the coal industry, threatening the Environmental Protection Agency’s power to curb emissions from power plants.
Two-thirds of worldwide solar panels installations in 2011 were in Europe totalling 18.5 GW, according to a report from the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre.
UK Energy Secretary Ed Davey has unveiled a raft of measures aimed at ensuring a “better deal” for energy customers.
European Union climate commissioner Connie Hedegaard has signaled a U-turn in policy on biofuels, promising a cap on food-based biofuels.
The completion of a 28.6 MW wind farm in the Scottish Borders has taken the UK’s installed onshore capacity to a record 5 GW.
German airline Lufthansa has signed an agreement with Australian biofuel developer Algae.Tec to build a large-scale algal jet fuel production facility in Europe.
Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle, Nottingham and Sheffield are to share £12 million to help them kick start the Green Deal, the government announced today.
The UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) is hoping to spark interest in energy storage technologies with a £20 million fund for innovation.