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A £20 million Government fund to support marine energy devices progress from large-scale prototypes to larger formations in the sea, has gone live.
In the Budget today the Chancellor had a difficult balancing act to manage in meeting the needs of the economy, balancing jobs, growth and the environment, says Jayne Harrold, environmental tax specialist, PwC.
As expected, few green pledges were contained in the Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne's 2012 Budget. Here is an edited version of the hour-long speech.
George Osborne attempted to shake off his anti-green image today, but it was fossil fuels – and in particular gas – which were the main winners in a Budget that he vowed would get Britain to "earn its way into the world".
Green energy supplier Ecotricity has slammed scaremongering from the anti-wind lobby as the company released figures today to show onshore wind power added less than £5 to household energy bills last year.
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.