UK business lobby group, the CBI, is calling on European nations to unite behind a 2030 carbon reduction target to secure the future of the Emissions Trading System.
The Crown Estate today confirmed that Scotrenewables Tidal Power, Minesto and the Isle of Wight have been given the rights to develop tidal energy at three sites around the UK.
There is more uncertainty afoot for the UK’s carbon capture sector following media reports that they may be out of the running for European Union funding.
Extraordinary growth in oil and natural gas output from the US is driving a change in the global energy map, but one which is still dominated by fossil fuels, warns the International Energy Agency.
The UK government yesterday promised a “transformation” in the country’s energy use with a new efficiency strategy, which will save as much as the output from 22 power stations by 2020.
The European Commission has put on hold its plans to include aviation emissions in its carbon trading scheme.
NRG Energy and its subsidiary eVgo have been given the go ahead by Californian authorities to set up the most comprehensive electric vehicle charging network in the US across the state.
Biomass is becoming a cost-effective renewable energy source that could contribute to the UK’s 2020 targets, says a report published by Deloitte.
In a further sign that times are changing in the home of coal, Australia has announced that it is ready to sign up to a second Kyoto Protocol commitment period in Doha later this month.
The UK needs an investment of up to £330 billion by 2030 to secure supply and reach its carbon emissions reduction targets, according to a report from the London School of Economics and Political Science.