UK business lobby group, the CBI, is calling on European nations to unite behind a 2030 carbon reduction target to secure the future of the Emissions Trading System.
The Crown Estate today confirmed that Scotrenewables Tidal Power, Minesto and the Isle of Wight have been given the rights to develop tidal energy at three sites around the UK.
UK business leaders from Unilever, Kingfisher, EDF Energy and Doosan are echoing calls for the government to introduce a 2030 decarbonisation target for the power sector.
The UK government is investing £4 million through the Technology Strategy Board to develop low-carbon building processes.
There is more uncertainty afoot for the UK’s carbon capture sector following media reports that they may be out of the running for European Union funding.
The UK government yesterday promised a “transformation” in the country’s energy use with a new efficiency strategy, which will save as much as the output from 22 power stations by 2020.
The European Commission has put on hold its plans to include aviation emissions in its carbon trading scheme.
Biomass is becoming a cost-effective renewable energy source that could contribute to the UK’s 2020 targets, says a report published by Deloitte.
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.
A major energy efficiency drive could be one of the best ways of boosting the economy, creating jobs and tackling fuel poverty, according to a report out today from Consumer Focus.