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.
Californian officials are hailing the success of the state’s first cap-and-trade auction of carbon emission permits but sale price was not as high as predicted.
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.
International smart metering company Itron is joining forces with Panasonic to develop smart metering products for Japan.
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.
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.
French industrial conglomerate AREVA has confirmed plans to develop a wind turbine manufacturing site in East Scotland.
Renewable electricity supplier Good Energy has launched the UK’s first local tariff for customers living near its Delabole wind farm in north Cornwall.
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.
Businesses including Alstom, BOC, Drax, E.ON, Linde, National Grid and Progressive Energy are calling on the European Commission to delay a decision on carbon capture and storage funding.