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US solar tariffs on Chinese imports will "hinder" deployment, industry warns

Solar manufacturing at Bosch

Levies of more than 165 per cent imposed after anti-dumping complaint threatens to re-ignite US-China trade spat

28 Jul 2014

Fracking push gets go-ahead across UK as ministers tighten safeguards

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Drilling will be allowed in national parks in 'exceptional circumstances' but ministers retain power to veto plans

28 Jul 2014

Ban bee-harming pesticides, MPs say

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Environmental Audit Committee also questions role of industry in funding research into impact of pesticides

28 Jul 2014

Volvo and ABB in drive to roll out electric bus recharging network

New partnership will deploy city-wide recharging system across Luxembourg next year

28 Jul 2014

Report: Japan to crank up green car grants

Government poised to offer incentives worth nearly $30,000 to early adopters of new hydrogen car

28 Jul 2014

Warwick to host UK's £1bn low carbon vehicle research centre

Advanced Propulsion Centre hub will be located at University reknowned for engineering excellence with regional 'spokes' to follow

28 Jul 2014

Southwest's innovative upcycling experiment

What can you do with 14 shipping containers of used leather? The airline is teaming with social entrepreneurs to find out

25 Jul 2014

Tesla revs up UK presence with Heathrow service centre

Electric car manufacturer aims to build six more centres across the country to support sales of its Model S sedan

25 Jul 2014

Government closes Green Deal Home Improvement Fund following surge in demand

Overwhelming demand for incentives from £120m fund forces government to bring an immediate end to popular scheme

25 Jul 2014

Bradford schools set to go solar

Council to issue up to 40 loans and technical support to help curb carbon emissions and energy bills

25 Jul 2014

Mayor Boris 'set to miss' host of green goals

London Assembly report finds London is off-track on emissions targets with retrofiting workplaces and decentralised energy the biggest worries

25 Jul 2014

Scotland kicks off Commonwealth Games with support for global clean energy push

Scottish Government hosts European launch of UN Sustainable Energy for All campaign to coincide with opening of Commonwealth Games

25 Jul 2014

Solar revenues set to double worldwide by 2020, analysts say

Frost & Sullivan predicts revenues will hit $137bn by the end of the decade as long as governments implement stable policies

25 Jul 2014

UK outlines latest nuclear waste storage plans

Government to begin two year search for a site to host a Geological Disposal Facility

24 Jul 2014

Europe stuck with coal unless UK takes action, campaigners warn

Sandbag Report calls on legislators in Brussels and Westminster to change tack as coal emissions continue to rise

24 Jul 2014

Solar and wind power to compete for £50m under new subsidy regime

Government confirms £205m annual budget for Contracts for Difference auctions

24 Jul 2014

Voters want more renewables to tackle energy insecurity

Poll for RenewableUK finds almost half of respondents say investing in green energy is a 'top priority’ irrespective of voting intention

24 Jul 2014

NHL warns climate change threatens future of ice hockey

US league publishes ground-breaking sustainability report detailing efforts to cut environmental impacts

24 Jul 2014

TGE Group reveals plan to deliver green 'flower power'

Major project to supply nearly 5,000MWh of clean energy to Nocton Nurseries in a bid to slash carbon emissions

24 Jul 2014

Breaking: EU Commission proposes energy efficiency goal for 2030

30 per cent target designed to curb emissions and boost energy security amid Ukraine crisis

23 Jul 2014

European wind industry slashes growth forecasts

EWEA predicts 192.4GW of installed capacity by 2020, blaming economic slowdown, policy uncertainty, and falling energy demand

23 Jul 2014

New Environment Agency chairman has fracking links

Sir Philip Dilley was previously chairman of engineering firm that wrote environmental reports on fracking for Cuadrilla

23 Jul 2014

Geoscart secures millions for Sainsbury’s geothermal rollout

Macquarie Lending agrees £15m for initial phase, followed by 'significant funds' for further geothermal deployment

23 Jul 2014

European Investment Bank backs UK smart meter rollout as part of £190m deal

EIB inks lending agreement with Arqiva to support the deployment of smart meter, digital radio and Wi-Fi infrastructure

23 Jul 2014

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