Value of renewables doubled over four years

The value of renewable energy activities in the UK shot up from £2.2 billion to £4.5 billion between 2010 and 2014. That’s according to revised figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) relating to the UK’s environmental goods and services sector (EGSS) during the period. The numbers show the amount of green products being created and how resources […]

China hands out tax breaks to solar manufacturers

China is giving a generous tax break to businesses which make solar power products in the country, its Ministry of Finance announced over the weekend. The tax break which began yesterday (1 October) will last until 31 December 2015, reported Chinese news agency Xinhua. Firms which sell solar panels they have manufactured themselves will get a […]