Saturday, August 18, 2018

Carbon Footprint

US businesses ‘moving aggressively’ to reduce carbon footprint

Many businesses across the US are moving aggressively to reduce their carbon footprint, including a major embrace of renewable energy and alternative-fuelled vehicles, according...

Recycling

Viridor partners with major retailers to recycle black plastic

Viridor has joined forces with three major UK retailers – Marks & Spencer, Tesco and Sainsbury’s – and food packaging manufacturer Faerch Plast to...

Finance

£82m wind farms refinancing agreement for Banks Renewables

Banks Renewables has secured an £82 million refinancing deal to help fund the next stages of its development. The firm has worked with lenders National...

Education

Heatwave sparks wind drought, solar boost in Europe

Advances in solar accelerate global shift in electricity generation

A report published today by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis describes how Solar energy is accelerating the transformation of the global electricity-generation...
New paper ponders future of offshore wind in Scotland’s seas

New paper ponders future of offshore wind in Scotland’s seas

Crown Estate Scotland has unveiled proposals to lease seabed to encourage a new generation of offshore wind projects in Scotland’s waters. The paper outlines the...
Mass migration of Australian businesses to renewables

Mass migration of Australian businesses to renewables

Australian businesses are jumping on board the renewables boom, with almost half of the nation's major companies making the switch renewable energy, according to...

Logistics

System reforms proposed to support EV revolution

Ofgem has set out proposals to take forward reforms to support millions of new electric vehicles forecast on Britain’s roads in the coming decades...

Energy