Centrica sells North American business for $3.6bn

The move is expected to help the energy giant reduce the debt and focus on the UK and Irish markets

No sweat! Unilever is Sure about clean energy

The owner of brands including washing powders like Surf and Persil and deodorants such as Sure and Lynx has announced plans to up its green credentials. Unilever is forming a partnership with US power firm NRG Energy which is expected to help move the consumer goods provider to using 100% renewable energy by 2020. Although […]

Sun sets on US solar firm’s big day

A major US solar thermal technology company today announced that it decided not to pursue its initial public offering due to “adverse market conditions.” Many in the renewable sector will be shocked by the news, as BrightSource Energy had high hopes after receiving major backing from Google, Siemens and NRG Energy as well as securing […]