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DECC earmarks £5m for new wave of ‘Energy Entrepreneur' funding

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Energy generation, efficiency and storage start-ups share $9m of government support from Energy Entrepreneurs' Fund, as £40m boost announced for biotechnology sector

27 Nov 2014

How richer data could unlock greener cities

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EU-backed Re-Green initiative concludes the success of green city programmes rests on the quality of the environmental data that is available

27 Nov 2014

Davey: 'Green Growth is a necessity, a reality and an opportunity'

Liberal Democrat energy and climate change secretary Ed Davey

Energy and Climate Change Secretary speech to Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme - in full

26 Nov 2014

Davey urges 10,000 businesses to embrace Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme

'Regulation isn't an ideological issues, it's a pragmatic one,' says Energy and Climate Change Secretary as he makes case for latest energy efficiency rules

26 Nov 2014

Young scientists awarded £33,000 for ethical innovations

Five 'young laureates' win prestigious Rolex Awards of Enterprise

26 Nov 2014

Green Deal Finance Company secures £50m rescue package

EXCLUSIVE: DECC funding proposal worth £34m and £16m of private investment brings an end to liquidation fears for energy efficiency loans provider

26 Nov 2014

BusinessEurope accused of 'callous' attack on environmental policies

Europe's biggest corporate lobby group reveals latest demands include plan to water down EU green policy

26 Nov 2014

World's first electric car 'sat-nav' launched in Northern Ireland

Egomap system outlines most efficient journey route, taking charging points - and time to charge up - into account

26 Nov 2014

London's Olympic Park boasts world-leading green features, so why does it have some of the worst recycling rates in the UK?

Jessica Shankleman reveals how even new developments are failing to improve London's abysmal recycling rates

25 Nov 2014

Malaysia lines up first commercial-scale advanced biofuels plant

Facility set to form first step towards proposed biotech hub in Sarawak region

25 Nov 2014

Ofgem ploughs £46m into latest wave of green grid projects

Eight innovation projects to share funding, as look to demonstrate carbon and cost-saving grid technologies

24 Nov 2014

Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell - Has hydrogen's time finally come?

The first 1,000 production run of the zero emissions SUV is being targeted at businesses, but the technology could make a bigger splash

24 Nov 2014

Green Investment Bank backs £110m waste wood to energy project

Widnes power plant expected to save 1.3 million tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions

24 Nov 2014

Governments must stop 'dithering' over climate action, warns report

New study from Grantham Institute says costs of tackling climate change will spiral unless concerted action is taken urgently

24 Nov 2014

How match-making energy champions is helping cut carbon

Chloe Hampson of Fit for the Future and Ashden's Simon Brammer explain how a new initiative is slashing emissions from the UK's historic buildings

24 Nov 2014

Amazon and 100 per cent renewable energy: Will it really happen?

Amazon Web Services says it has a "long term commitment" to source 100 per cent renewable power, but how will it deliver on that goal?

21 Nov 2014

EU votes to end scourge of plastic bags

Scottish supermarkets report fall of up to 90 per cent in bag use, as EU votes through landmark legislation to tackle plastic waste

21 Nov 2014

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

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