The US solar industry currently supports just over 119,000 jobs, an increase of over 13% in the last year, according to figures released by The Solar Foundation ahead of its annual jobs census.
UK Energy Secretary Ed Davey watched the National Trust switch on London’s first Archimedes Screw hydroelectric turbine at Morden Hall Park in south west London on Friday.
Plummeting operation and maintenance costs, down 11% a year since 2008, are making onshore wind power more competitive, according to a report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance.
Dutch energy company Essent, part of the RWE group, has signed up smart technology specialist AlertMe to launch a new energy saving service for customers in the Netherlands.
The UK government has announced over 40 winners of the latest phase of its renewable heating scheme for social housing providers.
The UK government is backing research into energy efficiency as part of seven new academia-industry partnerships sharing more than £1 billion.
European renewables and gas companies Alpine Energie, DONG Energy, First Solar, GE and Shell launched a new partnership yesterday backing an integrated European energy policy for 2030 and beyond.
2Co Energy has announced that it will not be taking forward plans for its 650 MW Don Valley carbon capture and storage development in Doncaster after failing to secure UK government backing.
UK Energy Secretary Ed Davey hit back at comments from colleague John Hayes, who has been quoted as saying that “enough is enough” on onshore wind development.