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Grants to help households invest in renewable heat technologies are to double, the Government has announced.
The chief of the UK's £3bn green investment bank is preparing to move the bank to borrowing and raising debt, in order to vastly expand its scope in bringing forward renewable energy and other environmental projects across the country.
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.
The UK and eight other European countries, including France and Germany, have joined together to call for urgent action to rescue the EU’s flagship scheme for cutting carbon emissions.
The world could be heading for a major economic crisis as stock markets inflate an investment bubble in fossil fuels to the tune of trillions of dollars, according to leading economists.
The International Energy Agency (IEA) said today that green energy progress is moving "alarmingly slow" and that the average unit of energy produced today is virtually "as dirty as it was 20 years ago".
The EU's flagship scheme for cutting carbon emissions suffered one of the most serious setbacks in its chequered history on Tuesday, when MEPs voted against a proposal to shore up the price of carbon in the emissions trading scheme.
The first Green Deal Plan is "good to go" and two others are currently being reviewed, the head of the Green Deal Finance Company (GDFC) Mark Bayley said today as he confirmed details of the first year’s financing arrangements for the not-for-profit.
Investor confidence in carbon markets is at an all time low, with almost half of those active in the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) planning to leave it, and a growing number no longer viewing the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS), as fit for purpose.
Ethical and green bank Triodos has lent more than half a billion pounds to sustainable UK businesses, it reported yesterday.
George Osborne should use this week’s Budget to introduce tax breaks for energy efficient properties in order to increase take up of the Green Deal and boost jobs and growth in the construction sector, green building leaders said today.
The Green Deal Finance Company (GDFC) is finally in a position to finance Green Deal Plans following a multi-million pound funding agreement with the Green Investment Bank (GIB).
Close links between senior Government Ministers and the oil industry risk perpetuating dependence on a high carbon energy policy which is pushing the planet to the brink of climate catastrophe, a report has warned.
Abundance, the innovative online green finance platform that allows people to invest directly in UK renewable energy projects, has launched its latest offer, a solar energy investment in Kent.
The UK wave and tidal industry received a significant boost this week when four projects received more than £25 million worth of funding to advance marine energy innovation and cut down costs.