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Testing underway in Norway for Peterhead CCS technology

Technology Centre Mongstad - photo TCM

Shell Cansolve trials capture system at Mongstad test centre to determine its readiness for gas-fired power stations

28 Nov 2014

UK low carbon electricity share tops 35 per cent

Offshore wind farm maintenance

Surge in wind power output and drop in energy demand helps low carbon energy push through latest milestone, as US renewables market also gathers pace

28 Nov 2014

Green Investment Bank takes £240m stake in Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm

London Array offshore wind farm

Second-largest investment to date from government-backed bank provides further boost to offshore wind industry

27 Nov 2014

Smith Commission: Scotland should keep offshore wind windfall

Crown Estate assets in Scotland should be fully devolved to Edinburgh government, recommends Lord Smith

27 Nov 2014

Records smashed as renewable energy confirmed as Scotland's largest source of power

Wind, hydro, and other green energy sources produced more electricity than coal, gas or nuclear in first six months of year

27 Nov 2014

Renewables to benefit from EU's new £250bn investment plan

European Commission and European Investment Bank unveil €21bn fund designed to boost investor confidence in new infrastructure projects

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

Pope Francis issues call for EU green jobs creation

Pope touts benefits of alternative energy as a means of stemming rising youth unemployment across Europe

26 Nov 2014

Study: Sky high bills should make tower blocks a priority for energy efficiency

Green Alliance report says refurbishing tower blocks can not only save energy but also create jobs and help tackle anti-social behaviour

26 Nov 2014

Could Germany shutter coal plants in pursuit of green targets?

Economy and Energy Minister distances himself from proposals that could see eight major coal-fired power plants decommissioned

25 Nov 2014

Government seeks to boost rooftop solar with new transfer rules

Businesses will be allowed to take solar panels if they move premises, as DECC extends grace period for 5MW solar farms

25 Nov 2014

Dual boost for UK offshore wind industry: Gwynt y Môr completes construction and new Rampion plans unveiled

E.ON reveals final design for 400MW offshore Rampion wind farm, as RWE Innogy says final cable installed at 576MW Gwynt y Môr development

25 Nov 2014

PensionDenmark leads £160m investment in East Anglian biomass plant

Danish companies back new 44MW straw powered boiler in Snetterton

25 Nov 2014

Siemens to offload Marine Current Turbines tidal power business

German engineering giant blames slow development of tidal energy market for decision to sell Bristol based-Marine Current Turbines

24 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

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