Solar panels fitted on 125,000 UK homes during 2014


Source: BusinessGreen 26 January 2015
Solar panels fitted on 125,000 UK homes during 2014

Solar panels were fitted on the roofs of more than 125,000 homes last year, according to government figures.

Why London is rubbish at solar


Source: The Guardian 26 January 2015
Why London is rubbish at solar

Lack of political leadership, a mobile population, cramped roof spaces, and the indifference of the rich to energy costs contributes to poor take-up.

Indie-US join hands to combat climate change


Source: The Climate Group 26 January 2015
Indie-US join hands to combat climate change

US President Barack Obama and India Prime Minister Narendra Modi have agreed on joint clean energy initiatives.

Juwi realising Eastern promise


Source: ReNews 26 January 2015
Juwi realising Eastern promise

German developer Juwi has topped 300MW of renewables projects in the Asia-Pacific region.

What Excites You About Cities and Transportation?


Source: SustainableCities 26 January 2015
What Excites You About Cities and Transportation?

“The science is clear. Climate change is already costly and shaping development,” said Rachel Kyte, the World Bank’s chief climate representative.

MPs urged to beef up Zero Carbon Homes rules


Source: BusinessGreen 26 January 2015
MPs urged to beef up Zero Carbon Homes rules

Fracking may have grabbed the headlines, but trade bodies are pushing to ensure the debate also addresses new energy efficient building standards.

Public health gets with the programme using technology


Source: Health Service Journal 26 January 2015
Public health gets with the programme using technology

Public Health England’s Health X competition was won by three innovative technology apps that have huge potential to change behaviour for the better.

UAE, France Announce Partnership To Jointly Fund Renewable Energy Projects


Source: Clean Technica 26 January 2015
UAE, France Announce Partnership To Jointly Fund Renewable Energy Projects

France will join the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to provide low-cost finance to renewable energy projects in developing countries.

America Installed 22 Times More Solar in 2014 Than in 2008


Source: TheEnergyCollective 26 January 2015
America Installed 22 Times More Solar in 2014 Than in 2008

Solar has risen unabated in the post-recession economy, growing from 263 MW to 5.7 GW.

Mytrah Energy: UK renewable energy subsidies are distorting and damaging the industry


Source: IBTimes 23 January 2015
Mytrah Energy: UK renewable energy subsidies are distorting and damaging the industry

The UK's renewable energy sector received a £100m rise in government subsidies in 2014, after Energy Secretary Ed Davey increased the budget to £300m.

MeyGen takes ‘first step' on road towards world's largest tidal array


Source: BusinessGreen 23 January 2015
MeyGen takes ‘first step' on road towards world's largest tidal array

The UK's nascent tidal energy industry took an important step forward this week as construction work officially got under way.

Fossil fuel firms accused of renewable lobby takeover to push gas


Source: The Guardian 23 January 2015
Fossil fuel firms accused of renewable lobby takeover to push gas

Major fossil fuel companies and energy utilities have used their financial power to take control of key renewable energy lobby groups in Europe.

Healthcare Is Headed Down A New Road With New Rules In 2015


Source: Forbes 23 January 2015
Healthcare Is Headed Down A New Road With New Rules In 2015

Every year I sit down with our team of healthcare futurists to carefully choose the right cards and place our bets for the coming year.

Masdar Chairman: “Renewable Energy Has Graduated” & “Opportunity To Revisit Fossil Fuel Subsidies”


Source: Clean Technica 23 January 2015
Masdar Chairman: “Renewable Energy Has Graduated” & “Opportunity To Revisit Fossil Fuel Subsidies”

Dr Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, the Chairman of Masdar & UAE Minister of State, gave the opening remarks at the start of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week.

Toyota to increase production of Mirai hydrogen car as demand smashes expectations


Source: BusinessGreen 23 January 2015
Toyota to increase production of Mirai hydrogen car as demand smashes expectations

Toyota has ramped up production of its pioneering fuel cell car the Mirai, after receiving 1,500 orders during its first month on sale.

Telefonica to sell British unit to Hutchison for $15 billion: source


Source: Reuters 23 January 2015
Telefonica to sell British unit to Hutchison for $15 billion: source

Telefonica has agreed to sell its British unit O2 to Hutchison Whampoa Ltd in a deal valued at more than 10 billion pounds ($15 billion).

Why Deutsche Bank's Solar Projections Don't Fit Australia


Source: TheEnergyCollective 22 January 2015
Why Deutsche Bank's Solar Projections Don't Fit Australia

I read with great interest that Deutsche Bank is projecting a potential reduction in solar costs of around 40% in the next two years.

UK Sawmills Solar Park plan gets the 'green light'


Source: Renewable Energy Focus 22 January 2015
UK Sawmills Solar Park plan gets the 'green light'

When complete, the 7.5 MW solar plant will generate enough electricity to power the equivalent of approximately 2,100 average homes annually.

India to push renewable energy drive during Obama visit


Source: The Daily Mail 22 January 2015
India to push renewable energy drive during Obama visit

India will look to the United States for more private sector partnerships and technology to support a drive to expand its use of clean energy.

Telco security processes best of all sectors – report


Source: Telecoms 21 January 2015
Telco security processes best of all sectors – report

According to a report by Cisco the telecoms industry has the strongest security processes of all sectors.

Alternative Energy Options Expand in Galway, Ireland


Source: SustainableCities 21 January 2015
Alternative Energy Options Expand in Galway, Ireland

Alternative energy is any energy source that is an alternative to fossil fuel, intended to address concerns about such fossil fuels and their risks.

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