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Government plans to introduce a capacity cap on new biomass developments to limit public spending is "flawed" and will lead to "a rush" of projects seeking to meet it, the industry said today.
Glasgow-based Urban Wind has acquired the Preston-based small wind division of renewable energy firm Myriad CEG.
As many as 30 UK firms are to share millions of pounds of funding in a major Government programme that aims to accelerate commercialisation of low carbon energy technologies.
The CBI today urged Ministers to act urgently to get the Energy Bill onto the statute books or face the danger of the "lights going out and not coming back on".
A major row has broken out between green campaigners and companies using wood, straw, waste and other 'biomass' fuels to run power stations over how environmentally friendly such fuels are.
Naked Energy, the UK cleantech firm that has developed a super-efficient 'two-in-one solar’ energy system, will shortly begin trialing its patented technology with two commercial partners.
Support for renewable energy is rising among the UK public, but the nation can’t seem to kick its energy wasting habits, the latest Government survey of public attitudes towards energy and climate change reveals.
The National Trust has launched a £3.5 million clean energy pilot that if successful could see the UK’s largest conservation charity invest 10 times this amount on renewable technologies to help power its historic properties.
The International Energy Agency (IEA) said today that green energy progress is moving "alarmingly slow" and that the average unit of energy produced today is virtually "as dirty as it was 20 years ago".
London Array, the world’s largest offshore wind turbine, is now fully operational with the last of the 175 turbines at the Thames Estuary site, now generating clean electricity.
Three energy from waste companies have been shortlisted in a £13 million competition to develop the most efficient and commercially viable waste demonstrator gasification plant.
Cooking waste from thousands of London restaurants and food companies is to help run what is claimed to be the world's biggest fat-fuelled power station.
The UK's emissions of climate-warming gases surged in 2012 as cheap coal replaced gas in power stations, official data revealed on Thursday.
John Hayes, the controversial Tory Minister for Energy and Climate Change, is being moved to a new post at No 10.
The Government’s energy efficiency and climate change policies mean household energy bills are now lower than they would otherwise be and are helping to create green jobs and growth, Ed Davey said today.