Plans for a community owned wind farm in Cornwall could become the country’s first to operate without government subsidy.

Bristol City Council has announced a wave of grants of up to £10,000 to support clean energy projects across the city.

UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) and KKR have committed £82.7m to finance Blue Energy’s Blackcraig wind farm in Dumfries and Galloway.

IEA report shows global demand for coal stalling

Following more than a decade of aggressive growth, global coal demand has stalled, the International Energy Agency has stated in its annual coal market report.

New onshore oil and gas licences offered

The Oil and Gas Authority has issued 93 new PEDL licences for onshore gas and oil exploration in 159 blocks across the UK.

Shale gas

Industry funded body Task Force on Shale Gas has released its fourth and final report, which examines the Economic Impacts of a UK Shale Gas Industry and whether to proceed.

Agreement approved by all 195 countries at the COP21 Climate Change summit in Paris following two week long negotiation

Asian Development Bank to finance India's grid expansion

The Asian Development Bank will provide $1billion loan to central transmission utility Power Grid Corp for renewable energy transmission and grid expansion in India.

Geothermal Power

Launched at COP21 Paris Climate Change Conference, thirty-six countries have backed an initiative to promote geothermal energy in developing economies.

Prime Minister David Cameron asked the Paris Climate Change Conference yesterday to consider how future generations would respond to the idea that it was "too difficult" for this generation of politicians to reach an agreement in 2015.

In it's 'Fifth Carbon Budget' report, the Committee on Climate Change has recommended that the Government should commit to an emissions reduction of 57 per cent by 2028-2032.

Carbon Capture projects cancelled

The UK Government has axed its £1 billion Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) competition. In a statement to the London Stock Exchange, the government said it would engage closely with the two remaining bidders on the implications of the decision.

EU Flag - EU reports on 2020 progress

According to the EU's latest progress report towards 2020 energy efficiency targets, final energy consumption decreased by 7 per cent between 2005 and 2013.

Diesel Fumes

The Commons Environmental Audit Committee has renewed calls for a diesel scrappage scheme to be introduced as an incentive for motorists to exchange diesel vehicles for cleaner alternatives.


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