The US Department of Energy is launching a new $29 million investment in four projects as part of its SunShot Initiative to reduce the costs of solar power.
Suntech, one of China’s largest producers of solar panels, is to supply 100 MW of its photovoltaic modules for two projects in South Africa.
The UK’s Department of Energy and Climate Change has put £100,000 up for grabs to support energy efficiency skills training.
A well-designed combination of wind and solar power with energy stored in fuel cells and batteries could power the grid 99.9% of the time by 2030, according to new research.
The UK government’s plans to simplify the Carbon Reduction Commitment efficiency scheme will save businesses £272 million, says Energy Minister Greg Barker.
After the disappointing progress of governments in Doha to take action against climate change, businesses are leading the way in adopting clean energy, according to a new report.
Energy company EDF Energy is reportedly delaying the investment decision on its plans for the Hinkley Point nuclear power station in Somerset, in southwest England.
US lithium-ion battery developer and manufacturer A123 Systems, which filed for bankruptcy earlier this year, has announced that it is to sell its assets to Chinese company Wanxiang’s American subsidiary based in Chicago.
Energy giant E.ON has signed a joint venture agreement with Swedish forest and paper-based products firm SCA on wind power developments.
The United Nations climate change negotiations have ended with a last minute agreement on the ‘Doha Climate Gateway’, which launches a new commitment period under the Kyoto Protocol and sets a timetable for the adoption of a new agreement by 2015.