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BusinessGreen frequently publishes articles from the inhouse editorial team as well as leading freelance environmental and business journalists.

If you have queries about any of these articles please contact BusinessGreen editor James Murray at james.s.murray@incisivemedia.com.

Articles by BusinessGreen staff

Neil Hughes of National Grid

Why farms can help shape the energy system of the future

Neil Hughes outlines how National Grid is aiming to help farmers tap into the huge potential of onsite renewables

21 Nov 2014

Rolos

Nestlé tastes sweet success with on-site green energy plant

Anaerobic digestor set to generate £350,000 of revenue for Rolo and Fruit Pastilles factory

21 Nov 2014

Cooling towers at a nuclear power station

Reports: UK nuclear plans 'threatened' by Areva struggles

French company's projects in Finland and France run into difficulties, raising questions over £25bn Hinkley Point reactors

20 Nov 2014

Amazon announces 'long-term commitment' to become 100 per cent renewables-powered

IT giant quietly reveals it is planning to slash its carbon footprint, following pressure from Greenpeace

20 Nov 2014

Eight19 grows funding for organic photovoltaics with £1m investment

Financing round led by IP Group plc promises significant boost for UK developer of flexible and lightweight solar cells

20 Nov 2014

Report: Electrification of industry and logistics promises $185bn market

IDTechEx predicts market for industrial and commercial electric vehicles will grow more than three-fold over the next decade

20 Nov 2014

Senate effort to approve Keystone XL falls one vote short

Bill just fails to secure the 60 votes it needed to pass, but second Senate push could be made in the New Year

19 Nov 2014

We are now getting close to creating wealth worth having

James Cameron argues the US-China climate deal will help usher in new economic opportunities as the world shifts to a low carbon energy system

19 Nov 2014

SunEdison to become 'world's largest' clean energy developer with $2.4bn First Wind deal

Solar company moves into the wind market after signing 'definitive agreement' to purchase First Wind

19 Nov 2014

The case for resource loops

WRAP's Dr Liz Goodwin argues that the circular economy is on the brink of some game-changing innovations

18 Nov 2014

President Obama prepares fresh wave of domestic climate action

Vice President Biden to meet with governors, mayors, and tribal leaders to discuss building more climate resilient communities

18 Nov 2014

Threat of Obama veto hangs over Keystone XL pipeline

Controversial bill supporting project will be debated in the Senate after winning House approval, but President is expected to veto it

17 Nov 2014

US 'banks profit' from clean tech loans criticised by Republicans

Department of Energy report forecasts $5bn return from Federal programme Republicans tried to end after collapse of Solyndra

17 Nov 2014

Study: Chief sustainability officers now part of boardroom furniture

Verdantix research finds sustainability leaders have increasing influence, decision-making authority, and budgetary control

17 Nov 2014

The future of self-driving cars

The driver-less pods arriving in Milton Keynes next year could be the start of the technology truly taking off

14 Nov 2014

Barclays and MSCI unveil Green Bond index 'family'

Index to be "useful benchmark" for investors in market tipped to hit $100bn in 2015

14 Nov 2014

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