The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced an investment of over $30 million in 24 universities across the country to train a new generation of energy efficiency experts.
New York City’s iconic Empire State Building, which has been undergoing a $550 million green refurbishment, has been awarded LEED Gold certification.
The Canadian Government’s Minister of Natural Resources Joe Oliver announced on Wednesday a CAN$78 million programme on investment in the energy sector and the energy efficiency of industry, buildings, vehicles and consumer appliances.
UK Energy and Climate Change Secretary Chris Huhne warned the country’s ‘Big Six’ energy suppliers that they are lagging behind on the Coalition’s home energy efficiency targets.
More than 90% of UK businesses taking part in the Government’s Carbon Reduction Commitment energy efficiency scheme have submitted their first carbon reports to the Environment Agency.
UK business lobby group the CBI today called on the Coalition Government to exempt energy-intensive industries from the carbon floor price.
The energy efficiency of TVs has improved by 60% in five years, according to research carried out by Sust-it, the independent energy efficiency site for electricals.
The UK Energy and Climate Change Select Committee yesterday called for energy companies to stop ‘Del Boy’ sales tactics and compensate customers for mis-selling.
The US Environmental Protection Agency has tightened up its Energy Star standards for domestic dishwashers and furnaces.
The UK Government must change direction on its policy for tackling fuel poverty following the revelation that 5.5 million households are living in fuel poverty, according to an open letter from unions and pressure groups.