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Tony Howard, head of New Business Development at CITB, explains the importance to construction small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) of keeping up to date with developments regarding Building Regulations Part L.
Two young British entrepreneurs who have designed a diesel-electric hybrid engine that can be retrofitted to double-decker buses have been crowned winners of the coveted Shell Springboard Award.
The number of UK small businesses exporting low carbon goods and services has more than doubled in the last two years, according to a major new study to be launched 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.
India’s culture of jugaad, or frugal innovation, has helped produce a wide range of sustainable breakthroughs. Are there lessons there for the rest of the world? Ian Thornton meets the innovators.
Scottish energy management firm, Ewgeco, is looking to break into the US market following a near doubling in revenue and a fresh injection of cash.
An independent UK packaging firm has developed a new bio-based material, which it claims could mean the end of fossil fuel-based polythene bags and film.
The UK’s largest Green Deal opportunity was unveiled today, as Leeds and 10 surrounding local authorities, including York, Bradford and Harrogate, announced they are to partner on a scheme that will enable more than 12,000 homes in the region become warmer and cheaper to run.
The success of the Green Deal for business is at risk due to a lack of qualified assessors for the scheme, says Tim Hipperson, energy services director at Utilitywise plc.
Small businesses will be able to access Green Deal finance from the market’s main lender, but not for another six months or more.
A beachside café in Devon has been named the 'most sustainable restaurant’, achieving the highest score ever from the Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA).
Want to get involved with the Green Deal but don’t want to become a Green Deal Provider? As the Green Deal launches, GreenWise talks to three Green Deal Providers and finds out their different approaches and what that means for the supply chain and end user.
Three green technology start-ups from the UK will take their businesses to India in February with Government support to explore trading opportunities in this fast-growing economy.
Small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the East Midlands are to benefit from £2.2 million of new funding to aid grow their businesses through sustainable measures.