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.
Industrial fuel cell company AFC Energy and Industrial Chemicals Limited are hailing the award of a €6 million grant from the EU to install what is claimed to be the world’s largest alkaline fuel cell.
Troubled Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has announced plans for a further 3000 job cuts before the end of 2013 as its cost-cutting programme deepens.
The UK should adopt an industrial strategy that plays to its strengths in key sectors including green technology, aerospace and automotives, says the CBI.
UK Energy Minister Baroness Verma has outlined the next steps in the government’s rollout of 53 million smart meters to the country’s homes and businesses by 2019.
The ongoing trade dispute over solar products between China, the US and Europe is intensifying.
Carmaker Renault is rolling out photovoltaic panels over six of its French production sites that will add up to the largest solar array in the automotive sector.
The UK government has launched two new competitions totalling up to £10 million for innovators with novel ideas on reducing the costs of offshore wind power.
The renewables, nuclear and carbon capture and storage industries have joined forces to call on the UK government to instigate a binding 2030 decarbonisation target for the power sector.
Current emission reduction rates in major economies per unit of GDP indicate that the globe is on course for 6°C of warming rather than 2°C, warns PricewaterhouseCooper.