Ministers give go-ahead for one of the largest wind farms in the world
The Government has given the go-ahead for the 1.2GW East Anglia One offshore wind farm that is expected to deliver over half-a-billion pounds into the UK economy.
New scheme aims to help green products reach the market
A new scheme to help innovative green technology companies get their products to market, will be showcased at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs today.
Report calls for the creation of a rural green energy task force
A greater emphasis should be directed towards farm and community scale renewable energy and green transport fuel projects, according to the findings of a new report.
Tidal energy firm secures £1.85m of European green investment
An Edinburgh-based company has secured £1.85 million from European investors to fund green energy projects in Scotland, Energy Minister Fergus Ewing has announced.
Vickers Energy Group expands overseas to help others save cash and carbon
Vickers Energy Group, which produces energy management systems and control software, has expanded its global operations and launched into the Dutch, Polish, Hungarian and Canadian markets.
Europe's largest energy-making waterwheel makes a splash at historic site
Water power has returned to a historic beauty spot in Wales this week following the restoration of Europe’s largest electricity generating waterwheel.
Scottish Government launches National Walking Strategy
The Scottish Government and local authorities have joined together to launch the 2014 National Walking Strategy to boost physical activity and save lives across the country.
Greenpeace expands supermarket scrutiny of tinned tuna
Campaign group Greenpeace has announced a new phase in its effort to rid the UK’s supermarket shelves of tinned tuna caught using unsustainable fishing methods that kill turtles, sharks and rays.
US environment chiefs order Ford to correct fuel economy figures
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has today announced that car-maker Ford is revising the fuel economy (mpg) estimates for six vehicle models to correct errors found in an internal Ford audit.
Energy4All launches latest community renewable energy scheme
The Four Winds Energy Co-op in Derbyshire and Yorkshire has officially launched its share offer this week with the support of Energy4All, the UK’s leading expert in community-owned renewable energy projects.
Shadow Energy Minister says a Labour Govt would support onshore wind
The Shadow Energy Minister Tom Greatrex has expressed his party’s support for onshore wind, saying a future Labour government would not curtail its deployment if elected next year. He said a “significant contribution
Launch of new national litter strategy for Scotland to keep the nation beautiful
Scots are being urged to do the right thing and use the bin with the launch of Scotland’s first national litter strategy since devolution.
Energy Minister launches new UK offshore wind supply chain review
UK Energy Minister Michael Fallon and the Scottish Energy Minister Fergus Ewing have given strong backing to the UK’s fast growing offshore wind industry at a major conference, with announcements designed to encourage
Environment Agency launches public consultation on fracking bid
Shale gas company Cuadrilla has applied to the Environment Agency for relevant permits for its Preston New Road exploratory fracking site at Little Plumpton, Lancashire.
Sahara solar plant to deliver green power to 2.5 million homes in Europe
Renewable energy investment company Low Carbon has increased its stake in a unique clean energy plant that will deliver solar power from the Sahara Desert to homes in Europe.