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Green Investment Bank pumps £64m into Derby energy-from-waste plant

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Long term loan financing to turn city's waste into enough low carbon power for 14,000 homes

21 Aug 2014

Ioxus, Maxwell, Win Inertia bet on ultracapacitors to store energy

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While they can't capture as much energy as batteries, the technology is finding advocates in the transportation sector

21 Aug 2014

Jeremy Leggett: A life on 'the frontier of the war on climate change'

Jeremy Leggett founder and chairman of Solarcentury

BusinessGreen Leaders Awards Champion of the Year, Jeremy Leggett, reveals why there are reasons to be optimistic in the run up to the Paris climate summit

21 Aug 2014

Leggett launches campaign to mobilise green philanthropic investment

Clean tech entrepreneur and author reveals plan for new declaration calling on leading charitable foundations to wade into the climate change battle

21 Aug 2014

When clean tech tribes go to war

Policy Exchange's Guy Newey argues technology tribalism is understandable but counter-productive, which is why we need a market-based approach to decarbonisation

21 Aug 2014

How old car batteries could power solar panels that are more efficient

MIT scientists recycle lead from batteries to form new perovskite solar cells

21 Aug 2014

Updated: Microsoft shuts down ties with anti-renewables lobbying group

IT giant said to have ended links with controversial American Legislative Exchange Council lobby group

20 Aug 2014

UK lobbying to keep open one of Europe's dirtiest coal power stations

Government seeks exemption from European law that would close down Aberthaw for its excessive nitrogen oxide emissions

20 Aug 2014

Greenpeace launches fresh push for a cleaner cloud

Comedian Reggie Watts stars in series of videos encouraging use of renewable energy to power the internet

20 Aug 2014

Oregon coal terminal halted as environmental campaigners celebrate

Plans for a $242m terminal on the Columbia River were rejected by the state over threat to water resources

20 Aug 2014

Veolia seeks to turn rubbish dump into solar farm

Plans submitted for 38MW solar array at disused clay quarry and landfill site

20 Aug 2014

How National Trust is harnessing the power of its natural resources

BusinessGreen Leaders Renewable Energy Project of the Year winner reveals how clean energy was brought to one of National Trust's historic estates

20 Aug 2014

Renewables records reveal how clean energy is starting to light up the world

The renewables revolution is fast gathering pace and we are now just a few pieces of the jigsaw away from an ultra-low emission grid

19 Aug 2014

Ineos buys fracking rights around Grangemouth

Chemicals giant intends to become 'major player' in shale gas exploration after acquiring 51 per cent of 127 square mile licence area

19 Aug 2014

US government hails booming wind energy industry, as mid-west states near grid-parity

Major new report reveals some utilities turning to wind power as a 'cost-saving option'

19 Aug 2014

Cameron defends latest proposed solar subsidy cuts

Prime minister says solar power is 'priority' in renewable energy mix, but refuses to meet with industry to discuss looming subsidy changes

19 Aug 2014

Anti-fracking group stages day of action

Protests at offices of Defra and energy firm in London, Swansea University campus and sites in East Yorkshire and Blackpool

19 Aug 2014

Sustainable whisky brings Treasury and Green Investment Bank together

New £74m biomass project at Speyside distillery secures funding from government, Green Investment Bank and investor John Laing

19 Aug 2014

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