National Trust to invest £30m in renewable energy sources


Source: The Guardian 6 July 2015
National Trust to invest £30m in renewable energy sources

The National Trust is to invest £30m in solar panels, woodchip boilers and innovative technology that can extract heat from a lake.

SoftBank’s Son Pushes Ahead on Clean Energy


Source: The Wall Street Journal 3 July 2015
SoftBank’s Son Pushes Ahead on Clean Energy

SoftBank Corp. founder Masayoshi Son is moving ahead with his renewable energy ambitions, investing billions of dollars at home and overseas.

How To Reduce the Carbon Emissions Impact of Travel [


Source: SustainableCities 3 July 2015
How To Reduce the Carbon Emissions Impact of Travel [

What might be the best and least best tactics for reducing the environmental impact of your travel? Here they are, from best to worst.

€2bn fund focuses on renewables


Source: reNews 2 July 2015
€2bn fund focuses on renewables

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has established a new €2bn infrastructure fund targeted at renewables.

Solar power generating noise barriers go up in the Netherlands


Source: Treehugger 2 July 2015
Solar power generating noise barriers go up in the Netherlands

On a highway near Den Bosch, The Netherlands, a new form of solar technology is being tested on what is usually a mundane piece of infrastructure.

What the NHS can learn from healthcare innovations around the world


Source: The Guardian 30 June 2015
What the NHS can learn from healthcare innovations around the world

The Five Year Forward View – the vision for the future of the NHS in England – will require radical change at every level of the healthcare system.

London's first double-decker electric-only bus planned


Source: BBC News 30 June 2015
London's first double-decker electric-only bus planned

A double-decker London bus powered solely by electricity will be tested in October, Boris Johnson has said.

SNP slams Tory ‘betrayal’ on wind


Source: reNews 29 June 2015
SNP slams Tory ‘betrayal’ on wind

The Scottish National Party is calling on UK Prime Minister David Cameron to explain why he misled voters during the referendum campaign in Scotland.

Solar plane takes off in 'moment of truth' for longest solo flight in history


Source: BusinessGreen 29 June 2015
Solar plane takes off in 'moment of truth' for longest solo flight in history

The solar-powered plane has reached the 'point of no return' for its 120-hour leg, as it attempts to set two world records.

Why do wind turbines have 3 blades?


Source: The Green Age 29 June 2015
Why do wind turbines have 3 blades?

If you are the curious type, it may have occurred to you over the years why most wind turbines have 3 blades. The answer is actually quite interesting

Telco warned over customer silent number privacy breaches


Source: ITWire 26 June 2015
Telco warned over customer silent number privacy breaches

The Southern Phone Company has drawn a stern warning from the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) over a breach of privacy.

Gates to invest $2bn in breakthrough renewable energy projects


Source: The Guardian 26 June 2015
Gates to invest $2bn in breakthrough renewable energy projects

Bill Gates has announced he will invest $2bn (£1.3bn) in renewable technologies initiatives, but rejected calls to divest from fossil fuel companies.

Owl wings inspire quieter wind turbine blades


Source: Treehugger 24 June 2015
Owl wings inspire quieter wind turbine blades

One of the most commonly heard complaints about wind turbines is that they're loud, but that could be about to change.

SunEdison & Morgan Stanley Launch Huge Solar Energy Expansion


Source: Clean Technica 24 June 2015
SunEdison & Morgan Stanley Launch Huge Solar Energy Expansion

Partnering with Morgan Stanley, SunEdison is executing a major launch of an innovative power purchase agreement (PPA).

Electric vehicle grant shake-up confirmed


Source: BusinessGreen 24 June 2015
Electric vehicle grant shake-up confirmed

The government's popular electric car grant scheme will end this year to be replaced by tiered support system related to vehicle emissions.

Asia leader in renewable energy growth


Source: Energy Live News 23 June 2015
Asia leader in renewable energy growth

Asia accounted 60% of the global progress on energy access and renewables during 210-212, according to a new report.

Japan is building huge floating solar power plants


Source: Treehugger 23 June 2015
Japan is building huge floating solar power plants

Japan has been working to shift more of its energy generation to renewable sources in the years since the Fukushima nuclear plant disaster.

Clean energy 'creates more jobs than fossil fuels', report claims


Source: BusinessGreen 22 June 2015
Clean energy 'creates more jobs than fossil fuels', report claims

Research paper claims renewable energies and energy efficiency can maintain economic growth and provide a sufficient supply of energy.

Biodegradable batteries and induction charging cars: five tech trends to watch


Source: The Guardian 22 June 2015
Biodegradable batteries and induction charging cars: five tech trends to watch

A run-down of green technology’s most cutting-edge innovations, including transparent solar cells and microgeneration boilers.

Can insulation improve the value of your property?


Source: The Green Age 22 June 2015
Can insulation improve the value of your property?

We can be sure that more energy efficient homes sell for more compared to those with lower EPC ratings.

Renewable energy surge creates new challenges to the National Grid


Source: Click Green 18 June 2015
Renewable energy surge creates new challenges to the National Grid

Increasing energy generation from renewables is forcing traditional power companies and the National Grid to quickly adapt to new challenges.

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