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Carbon capture and storage can compete on costs, says report

Carbon capture and storage can compete on costs, says report

Carbon capture and storage combined with fossil fuel power generation could be cost-competitive with other low-carbon energy sources in the 2020s, according to a report out today.

Government makes £20 million CCS award to keep UK at forefront

Government makes £20 million CCS award to keep UK at forefront

The UK’s Department of Energy and Climate Change has announced the award of £20 million to 13 projects aiming to cut the costs of carbon capture and storage.

UK Parliamentary committee urge Chancellor to back energy policy

UK Parliamentary committee urge Chancellor to back energy policy

The influential Environmental Audit Committee is urging the UK Chancellor George Osborne to “restore investor confidence” in the government’s energy policy with a clear decarbonisation target.

Itron and Panasonic to switch on Japan to smart metering

Itron and Panasonic to switch on Japan to smart metering

International smart metering company Itron is joining forces with Panasonic to develop smart metering products for Japan.

Indian electronics firm Wipro tops Greenpeace guide for first time

Indian electronics firm Wipro tops Greenpeace guide for first time

Indian electronics firm Wipro has topped Greenpeace’s 18th Guide to Greener Electronics for the first time as it makes its debut in the international ranking of PCs, TVs and other electronic gadgets.

Business backs carbon pricing ahead of UN Doha meeting

Business backs carbon pricing ahead of UN Doha meeting

Over 100 big businesses, including BP, Shell, Unilever, KPMG, Swiss Re and BT, as well as energy companies EDF Energy, Statoil, Doosan, Acciona and Iberdrola, are calling for a global carbon price ahead of the United Nation climate change summit in Doha, Qatar.

AREVA plans wind turbine manufacturing facility in Scotland

AREVA plans wind turbine manufacturing facility in Scotland

French industrial conglomerate AREVA has confirmed plans to develop a wind turbine manufacturing site in East Scotland.

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Good Energy launches electricity tariff for customers near wind farm

Good Energy launches electricity tariff for customers near wind farm

Renewable electricity supplier Good Energy has launched the UK’s first local tariff for customers living near its Delabole wind farm in north Cornwall.

Without action global warming will hit 4°C, warns World Bank

Without action global warming will hit 4°C, warns World Bank

The world is heading towards 4°C of warming by the end of the century unless decisive action is taken on climate change, the World Bank warned yesterday.

London 2012 Olympic Games on track to meet sustainability targets

London 2012 Olympic Games on track to meet sustainability targets

The London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games this summer look “broadly” on track to deliver on its sustainability targets, according to an in-depth review out this week.