UK's finest cleantech firms head on trade mission to Silicon Valley
Sixteen of the UK’s most innovative and fast growing Cleantech companies have earned a place on an entrepreneurial trade mission to San Francisco, with the aim of opening up their business to the US market.
Vattenfall signs deal for final berth at Scotland's marine energy centre
Energy giant Vattenfall today announced that it had signed up the last remaining berth at Scotland’s world leading ocean energy research and development centre on Orkney to test a Scottish wave energy conversion machin
Community groups get £6.9m boost from Scotland's climate fund
The Scottish Government announced today that 43 groups across Scotland have been awarded over £6.9 million for the next three years under the Climate Challenge Fund (CCF).
Ofgem to stage series of events to support Renewable Heat Incentive
Ofgem are holding a series of nationwide seminars to help organisations take advantage of the opportunities of the £860m Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI).
Scottish village is on the path towards energy independence
A Scottish village is showing its support for energy independence this weekend as it celebrates the fifth anniversary of a project to switch residents to low-cost, low carbon energy.
Green is the new black at London's eco fashion event
Carbon-friendly couture will come under the spotlight today at a green fashion event organised by the University of East Anglia (UEA) with fashion students from London’s Kingston University.
New Fairtrade figures show business is changing for good
The Fairtrade Foundation has today launched its annual Fairtrade Fortnight campaign with news that sales continue to out-perform overall commercial trends with double digit growth in 2011, and look set to grow further in
Tesco and RSPB join forces to launch rainforest campaign
Tesco and the RSPB today announced a ground-breaking partnership called ‘Together For Trees’ to help protect rainforests around the world.
Design competition tackles urban animal habitats
An international design competition, spearheaded by a pioneering business improvement district in London, has shortlisted three finalists who have created new designs for urban wildlife environments.
Scotland's first commercial wave power array is confirmed
Scotland moved a step closer to a greener future today following Government approval of the nation’s first near-shore commercial wave power array, which will power more than 1,000 homes.
UK announces location of new £50 million green technology centre
The UK Government has announced the location of a new £50 million centre that will accelerate the commercialisation of green technologies.
Hundreds of flights cancelled as Met Office raises severe snow warning
Heathrow Airport has cancelled a third of flights for Sunday as the Met Office increases its Severe Weather Warning across the UK.
Co-operative Community Challenge aims to jump-start energy projects
Community energy projects will receive a £1m jump-start today, with the launch of an innovative new programme from The Co-operative.
Energy Minister hails London's first electric, zero-emission minicab
Energy Minister Greg Barker has welcomed London's first zero emission electric minicab.
US seeks entries from green-sector innovators for Presidential honour
The United States is seeking nominations for the 2012 Medal of Technology and Innovation (NMTI), the nation’s highest honour for technological achievement, bestowed by the President of the United States on America's l