EU on track to exceed 2020 renewables target

The EU will exceed its target of meeting 20% of its energy consumption from renewables by 2020, according to the European Wind Energy Association. The EWEA has just published an analysis of the National Renewable Energy Action Plans submitted by the 27 EU member states to the European Commission. “Taken together, the action plans show […]

Eco-Environments’ turnover rises more than ten-fold

As it celebrates its third birthday, Eco-Environments has announced plans to open offices across UK. The company designs and installs a range of renewable and energy conservation solutions, such as solar photovoltaic, wind turbines and solar thermal water heating systems. After turning over £100,000 in its first year, it is expected to make £1.8m this […]

IEA sets solar power target

The International Energy Agency has predicted that up to 25% of global electricity could be generated by solar power by 2050. IEA executive director Nobuo Tanaka said that solar photovoltaic (PV) and concentrating solar power (CSP) offer “considerable prospects for enhancing energy security while reducing energy-related CO2 emissions by almost six billion tonnes per year […]