UK Government revises 2020 renewable fuels goal

The UK Government has announced it will increase the target for the use of renewable fuels in the transport sector. The Renewable Transport Fuels Obligation (RFTO) has been amended to raise the percentage of renewable fuel in petrol and diesel to 9.7% by 2020 and 12.4% by 2032. That’s an increase from a 4.75% share […]

Energy management in US firms “intensifying”

Nine in ten US businesses now have energy management goals in place according to a new American study. Firms in the States coping with recession have “increasingly” been looking to energy management to improve their bottom line, found US analysts from Deloitte. The poll says 90% of companies polled have specific electricity and energy management […]

Government in partnership to launch low carbon vehicles

A partnership of 13 automotive companies, government organisations and energy companies has been formed to secure UK’s global role in the manufacture of ultra-low carbon vehicles. The new initiative, UK H2Mobility, will speed up the development and introduction of hydrogen-fuelled vehicles in the UK before the launch to consumers in 2014/15. Business Minister Mark Prisk […]