World Ministers talk clean energy

The third Clean Energy Ministerial began here in London this morning. Around 20 Energy ministers from across the world will be in talks for two days discussing the pros and cons of clean technologies such as CCS and solar as well as issues of funding and public backing. Britain’s Ed Davey and his US counterpart […]

GE launches fund to help European clean tech

A pan-European partnership has been set up by the Carbon Trust and energy firm GE to accelerate growth in clean tech. GE claims new research shows despite record global investment in renewable technologies, the market share in Europe is decreasing. According to a recent Bloomberg New Energy Finance report, in 2007 42% of the world’s […]

Smart meter firm wins Company of the Year

Smart metering firm Bglobal has been named Company of the Year at the Rosenblatt New Energy Awards 2011, which recognises excellence in the renewable and clean-tech industries. The Lancashire-based company, which provides smart metering for energy suppliers and firms across the UK, has posted substantial increases in turnover and profits in the past financial year […]

Scotland in energy pact with Caribbean and Latin America

Scotland’s expertise in developing low carbon technologies is to play a role in advancing clean energy in Latin America and the Caribbean. Environment Secretary Richard Lochhead has signed an agreement between the Scottish government and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) which will promote Scottish know-how in the development of clean-tech projects in Latin America and […]