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and government funding.
Up to £3.5 million is to go towards training a workforce in the skills required to deliver the Government’s flagship energy efficiency scheme, the Green Deal, it was announced today.
Energy Minister Greg Barker has announced the revised costs of the Feed-in Tariff (FiT) scheme for solar electricity will actually be half his department's original estimates.
The Energy Saving Trust (EST) is to continue delivering its free energy saving advice service to consumers and businesses after being awarded a new £13 million Government contract.
UK gear engineering and manufacturing company David Brown has been awarded a £1. 2 million grant from the Government to develop an innovative new gear system that promises to bring down the cost of offshore wind turbines by as much as five per cent.
Some businesses could find they can't access the Green Deal because of a lack of lending support, according to a financial expert helping to deliver the multi-billion pound green home makeover scheme.
A new fund, backed by General Electric (GE), is aiming to help Europe recover its leading position in the global cleantech market by supporting innovative start-ups in the region.
The UK’s national innovation agency is calling on property owners, developers and large commercial tenants to apply for funding to improve the energy efficiency and carbon footprint of their workplaces.
A North East manufacturer of automotive parts has received £1.65 million of Government funding that will help it supply electric vehicle (EV) battery components to the Nissan LEAF.
A new charity set up to eradicate world energy poverty has highlighted how the vast majority of projects to provide clean energy to those without access to electricity and heating are failing to achieve their goals.
Firms looking to improve the skills and qualifications of their workforce to deliver the Green Deal are to benefit from £1.4 million of new Government funding.
Two of Britain’s leading banks – Barclays and RBS –have ranked among the world’s top 10 financial institutions branded "climate killers" in new research that tracks banks’ involvement in financing coal mining and coal power plants.
The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) is insisting carbon capture and storage (CCS) will still benefit from £1 billion of Government funding, despite news the Treasury will divert some of the money to new infrastructure projects between now and 2015.
The £860 million Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) will open for applications from businesses on Monday, the Government has confirmed, but the domestic market may have to wait longer than another year to benefit from the scheme.
The automotive industry is calling on George Osborne to use next week’s Autumn Statement to pledge continued support for the electric vehicle market through the Government’s green car grant.
The Government has announced £200 million of extra funding to encourage households and businesses to sign up to the Green Deal when the scheme launches next year.