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London borough signs £3.5 million gas deal

The London Borough of Merton has signed a £3.5 million, four year contract for the supply and management of gas to 110 council sites.

Public sector can do more to reduce emissions

A leading lighting organisation has said that the public sector can do more to reduce their carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.

Government’s clean energy drive invests £35 million in innovative projects

A £35 million investment in energy innovation projects to deliver clean growth and affordable energy has been introduced.

Trump’s energy chief stuns with climate change claim

US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry has said that he does not believe carbon dioxide is a primary contributor to global warming.

Falling prices lead to record boost for renewables

Lower prices for solar and wind power have contributed to new renewable energy deals across the world.

 Features

Putting the LED revolution in the spotlight

The LIA's Peter Hunt analyses the benefits of LED lighting, including the well-publicised increasing efficiency savings and the less known well-being boosts

Pioneering the use of local energy

Dan Nicholls outlines the vision for Cornwall’s Energy Future, and details the work already underway to achieve a greener future in the region

In August, a £26 million fund was announced for house builders that will be used to acquire brownfield sites to provide land for starter homes. Government Business analyses the housing situation in the UK and whether the government’s target of building 200,000 new starter homes by 2020 is likely to be met.

While the low carbon and low emission car market has seen rapid progress and developments, the commercial vehicle sector hasn’t enjoyed the same growth. The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership looks at the obstacles in the way of greener commercial vehicles.

The route to subsidy‑free renewable energy

The Renewable Energy Association analyses the role of energy storage and national grid solutions in light of a new KPMG report on solar and energy storage government policy.