Which energy efficiency measures can save the UK billions? Which country plans to end oil and gas exploration and production by 2040? And, is it possible to make money by removing CO₂ from the atmosphere? Find out about This week’s ten biggest climate innovation stories — 7 September (Via. Climate KIC – Daily Planet)
The world is increasingly turning to China to find new hope for renewable energy. In 2016 China almost doubled its solar capacity from 42.88 gigawatt in 2015 to 77.42 gigawatt in 2016. Here Christoph Biehl draws on a recent journey across China to share his impressions of the growth of renewable energy.
Britain’s first ‘green gas mill’ will convert grass into biomethane to heat more than 4,000 homes and is set to come online in 2018.
The UK Government can embed a “world class” low-carbon environment that could mobilise significant investment streams, but only if current policy gaps and mixed legislative signals are addressed with “bold” action. That is the overarching view of the Future low carbon investment in the UK report, published on 16 November 2016 by a group of leading […]
Business and Energy Secretary Greg Clark has announced that the Government is committing an additional £4 million to the Plug-In Van grant scheme and extending the eligibility to larger electric vehicles.
Eleven groups around the City of Bristol have been offered a total of £58,132 to undertake a range of energy projects in local communities. The grants are being awarded by Bristol City Council through its Bristol Community Energy Fund – an initiative which encourages local solutions to community-specific energy challenges. This new round of grants […]
Cities have an ‘unprecedented’ opportunity to transform and decarbonise energy systems and transition to greener city infrastructure, according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Renewable Energy in Cities released on 18 October 2016, analyses the overall energy use in 3,649 cities, including London and Aberdeen, and explores how different cities can scale-up […]