Archive for 'renewables'

Energy news round-up »

Energy news from DECC: Energy Bill to stimulate low-carbon growth, Efficiency Strategy to transform energy use, update to Renewable Energy Roadmap, encouraging bioenergy innovation and local schemes

News round-up: biodiversity indicators, fish, green genius, African farming, resource scarcity, renewables… »

Sustainable development news from government and public bodies: new biodiversity indicators; reforming fishing policy; award for office; search for Green Genius; technology for African farming; Green Capital, green growth, renewables.

Survey of UK urban energy initiatives »

Introducing the CLUES research project on urban energy initiatives and inviting those who have been involved with urban energy generation projects or policy to take part in a survey of urban energy initiatives.

Energy Roadmap 2050 for a secure, competitive and low-carbon energy sector »

The EC's Energy Roadmap 2050 explores how the EU can achieve its goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 80%-95% below 1990 levels by 2050, while also improving the competitiveness and the security of supply.

Skills boost for Wales’ low carbon future »

Over the past 18 months, the Welsh Government has been working with industry-led Sector Skills Councils to deliver training to support a cultural shift in Wales' move to a low carbon economy.

Green game-changers: innovations to inspire business transformation »

WWF's collection of case studies from around the world demonstrate how businesses and entrepreneurs are responding to environmental challenges with innovation and transformation.

Energy publications round-up: UK consumption, household facts, bio-energy, fuel poverty, renewables »

The SDRN highlights new publications on energy: UK energy consumption; housing energy fact file; bio-energy technologies; fuel poverty and a low carbon economy; energy and fuel poverty policy; renewable electricity.

Fintry embraces renewable energy for a more sustainable future »

A new short documentary film shows how communities can benefit from investing in renewable energy, following the example of Fintry, the first UK village to enter a joint-venture agreement with a wind farm developer.

Saving energy in front line military bases »

The MOD's Defence Equipment and Support division collaborated with industry and the Armed Forces to find ways of saving energy in front line bases, resulting in the Power Forward Operating Base.

Ashden Awards 2012 invite applications »

Aiming to identify and promote sustainable energy solutions in the UK and developing world, and to inspire others to adopt winning approaches, The Ashden Awards are open to applications for three award schemes in 2012.