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Reform of the world's largest carbon market, the European Union's Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS), cleared the first hurdle, today, as the European Parliament’s Environment Committee voted in favour of 'backloading' carbon allowances.
The European Parliament will vote this morning on the fate of the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS).
Investors and a group of large businesses have urged the EU to revive its flagging emissions trading scheme (ETS), ahead of a key vote in the European parliament next week.
Nationwide, the UK’s largest building society, has launched a new low cost borrowing product for its mortgage customers who are looking to improve the energy efficiency of their homes.
Carbon prices in Europe face the prospect of reaching "zero" unless urgent action is taken, a leading analyst has warned.
The Government is buying a multimillion pound equity stake in a series of onshore wind farms in an unusual move that is likely to anger Tory backbench MPs campaigning against public subsidies for one of the most controversial forms of renewable energy.
Small businesses will be able to access Green Deal finance from the market’s main lender, but not for another six months or more.
A UN international market-based tool designed to create projects that reduce carbon emissions has now registered 6,000 projects.
Peter Dickson, technical director and partner at cleantech investor Glennmont Partners, says fears over energy security, not climate change, is driving the massive investment programme required to build a clean, green future.
Small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the East Midlands are to benefit from £2.2 million of new funding to aid grow their businesses through sustainable measures.
A deal to spin-off the cleantech division of London-based asset management outfit BNP Paribas Investment Partners (PNPP IP) has been agreed, creating one of the largest infrastructure vehicles dedicated to clean energy across Europe.
The UK's fledgling wave and tidal power industries are to be boosted with a £20 million cash injection from the Crown Estate.
A £125 million cashback scheme that will enable householders to pocket hundreds of pounds in bonuses if they invest in Green Deal energy efficiency measures, such as draught proofing and greener gas boilers, goes live today – two weeks early.
The Green Deal and wider Government energy efficiency policy is set to create the right market conditions to attract major foreign investment to Britain’s shores and to enable the UK to become a leader in energy efficiency innovation, according to the Government.
A £2 million Government competition aimed at finding innovative designs to turn plants across the UK’s wetlands into green energy has awarded its first tranche of funding to seven projects.