The Scottish Government’s target of generating 100% renewable electricity by 2020 is achievable but only if a number of issues are addressed, according to a Parliamentary report.
In a cross-party resolution, the European Parliament yesterday urged the United Nations climate change summit in Doha, Qatar next week to spur Europe and the rest of the world to step up action on climate change.
Energy Secretary Ed Davey today announced key details about the Energy Bill, which will be published next week, but failed to make a decision on a decarbonisation until 2016.
The ambitious plan to generate 15% of Europe’s electricity from solar farms in North Africa and the Middle East appears to be beset by problems.
Software giant Microsoft is to test out whether a fuel cell power plant running on biogas generated by a wastewater treatment facility can support a data centre.
The Solar Trade Association is warning the UK government against ruling out mid-and large-sized photovoltaic installations when it rules on new support levels.
Global warming gases like CO2 are increasing and the “emissions gap” between climate change and policies is widening, warns the United Nations Environmental Programme.
UK Prime Minister David Cameron has outlined measures to ensure that consumers get the lowest energy tariff after surprising colleagues with the announcement last month.
London has confirmed its position as the centre of carbon trading, now accounting for 90% of European trading and 80% of global trading.
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.