US unveils new plan to slash power plant emissions

The US power sector must cut carbon emissions by 30% by 2030 compared to 2005 levels under new rules proposed by the Government. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) unveiled new guidelines under the Clean Power Plan proposal, which is expected to move the US towards a “cleaner environment and help fight climate change”. It follows […]

US awards $45m for fuel efficient transport systems

A sum of $45 million (£28.7m) has been awarded for new research and development projects into cheaper and more fuel efficient transportation technologies in the US. The 38 projects announced span five major areas such as affordable, efficient batteries, power electronics, fuels and lubricants and efficient heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems. It builds on […]

New US efficiency rules to cut energy costs by $28bn

US consumers could cut their energy bills by up to $28 billion (£18bn) under new energy efficiency standards proposed by the Government. One of the rules is intended to improve efficiency for commercial refrigeration equipment such as restaurant-size fridges whilst another aims to improve standards for walk-in coolers and freezers such as milk displays in […]