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28 February 2014

Wireless charging systems for EVs to hit 300,000 annual sales by 2022p

Wireless charging systems for electric vehicles are forecast to reach annual sales of some 300,000 by 2022, according to new research from Navigant Research.

27 February 2014

UK renewables production makes up for oil and gas price risep

The amount of energy produced from wind generation rose 38 per cent from 2012 to 2013, with oil and gas production down due to higher prices according to provisional statistics released today by the Department for Energy and Climate Change.

25 February 2014

Energy efficiency may be significant factor in US energy usage declinep

A decline in the amount of electricity used in the US may be down to the rising popularity of energy efficiency measures, according to a new report from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy.

20 February 2014

Support for the green economy is growing worldwide, but barriers remainp

Support for green economies is growing worldwide, but barriers to sustainable development still exist in the way governments, businesses, and investors interpret it, according to a new report.

23 January 2014

Global subsidy support for fossil fuels up to $1.9trnp

A new study has found that global subsidy support for fossil fuels is somewhere between $523bn and $1.9trn annually, depending on what measures are included, according to a report by Worldwatch.

16 January 2014

EU shelves €6bn of gas-fired investments across 2013p

The EU gas-fired industry is in trouble, with over €6bn of gas-fired investments shelved over the past 18 months.

3 January 2014

Consumer attitudes towards cleantech move into the greenp

Consumer attitudes towards clean energy technologies has become increasingly positive, spurring a boost in deployment of green energy generation.

11 December 2013

Committee on Climate Change reports UK carbon budget should not be changedp

The UK's Committee on Climate Change has released its Fourth Carbon Budget Review, concluding that there has been to change to the circumstances upon which the fourth carbon budget for 2023 to 2027 was based, and therefore should not be changed.

10 December 2013

Broad cleantech recovery and rise of crowdfunding to fuel cleantech rebound in 2014p

A broad cleantech recovery along with a rise in crowdfunding activity and increasing profits in the rare earth element industry will help fuel a rebound of cleantech throughout 2014, according to analysis and consultancy firm Kachan & Co.

12 November 2013

Brazil retains low carbon economy to 2035 with 80 per cent energy demand increase

Brazil is expected to retain one of the least carbon-intensive economies through to 2035 despite an 80 per cent increase in energy demand throughout the country, and becoming one of the world's top oil producers.

30 October 2013

Venture capital funding remains flat in smart grid sectorp

data_170 Smart grid venture capital funding in Q3 2013 totaled $65m in 12 deals compared to $50m in ten deals in Q2 2013, while venture capital funding in the sector has remained flat over the last eight quarters.

25 October 2013

Nine out of ten UK businesses fear energy security issuesp

Almost nine out of ten of UK businesses are worried about the security of their energy supply as energy costs continue to rise.

14 October 2013

Worldwide clean energy investment drops substantially for 2013p

Worldwide investment into clean energy was down to $45.9bn in the third quarter of 2013, representing a 14 per cent drop from the second quarter of this year and 20 per cent below third quarter of 2012.

10 October 2013

Smart grid critical to meet Britain’s future energy needsp

Smart grid has the potential to help protect Britain's energy supply, make electricity systems more efficient and contribute to decarbonisation, but must first win the backing of consumers, according to a new report.

30 September 2013

Energy sector still in need of capital despite impressive project pipelinep

While the bulk of UK infrastructure projects in the UK project pipeline are in the energy and transport sectors, there is still a continued need to attract capital, according to new research.

13 September 2013

Development banks’ clean energy financing rises 19% in 2012p

The amount of financing of clean energy by development banks rose by 19 per cent in 2012, to a record-breaking figure in excess of $100bn.

5 September 2013

Mounting spend anticipated in enterprise energy management spacep

Just look down a listing of enterprise energy management suppliers and you will find a mixture of some of the world’s leading IT organisations and small new start specialist software companies fighting hard to get established in this burgeoning market, according to new analysis.

4 September 2013

UK ‘has only just begun’ to harness low carbon renewable resourcesp

The report found that the UK has only just begun to harness low carbon renewable resources which are bigger than North Sea oil and gas, according to a new report.

4 September 2013

US leads China in attractiveness for renewable investmentp

The US is the most attractive country in the world for renewable investment, according to Ernst and Young's annual Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index report.

23 August 2013

Building energy management market to hit $5.6bn by 2020p

ge_netzeroenergyhome_0001 Technology advances and customer satisfaction will increase the building energy management systems market revenue to $5.6bn by 2020, according to a recent report.

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