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3 December 2010

Sterecycle weighs up IPO options

Waste management business Sterecycle is debating whether to list in Canada or its home market of the UK for its initial public offering, which is expected to take place in the first six months of 2011.

1 December 2010

China emerges as clean energy world leader, says reportp

China is now the clear leader in the global renewable energy market, according to Ernst & Young’s attractiveness indices, with heavy investments in the wind sector pushing up growth.

25 November 2010

High hopes for Cancun as businesses engage in climate battle

Businesses are increasingly recognising the need to change the way they operate because of the need to fight climate change, which the UK’s Environment Agency chair said gives renewed hope to United Nations’ discussions in Cancun, Mexico.

25 November 2010

UK’s Environment Agency faces climate change fight with fewer resources

The UK’s Environment Agency will be faced with the dual challenge of tackling the impact of climate change with reduced budget and resources, its chairman said.

25 November 2010

UK government calls for community engagement on renewable energy

Greg Barker, the UK’s Minister for Energy and Climate Change, has urged local communities in the country to fully embrace the potential of the transition to renewable energy.

25 November 2010

SoCalGas, SDG&E propose new biogas services to develop renewable natural gas market

US utility companies Sothern California Gas (SoCalGas) and San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E) have filed for authorisation from the California Public Utilities Commission to develop, own, operate and maintain bioenergy production and gas conditioning facilities.

22 November 2010

India continues renewable energy mission with solar contracts

Reliance Power is said to be one of a handful of companies selected by the Indian government selected to build 470MW of solar power in the country.

18 November 2010

Renewable energy company Tioga appoints executive vice president, CFO

Renewable energy service provider Tioga Energy announced the addition of financial veteran Greg Saunders to its team as executive vice president and CFO. Saunders brings more than 25 years of experience to his new position.

16 November 2010

UK renewables industry had decade of missed opportunities, says government

The UK’s renewable energy industry has been hampered by a decade of missed opportunities, Minister of State for Energy and Climate Change Greg Barker said.

15 November 2010

Scotland eyes low carbon growth

The Scottish government has published its Low Carbon Economic Strategy, detailing its plans to make use of Scotland’s renewable energy resources over the next ten years.

11 November 2010

Crosswind Renewable Energy, ECO World USA enter sales and distribution agreement

Crosswind Renewable Energy, a global clean energy technology company, has entered into a multi-year partnership with ECO World USA, a manufacturer and distributer of alternative energy products.

9 November 2010

Renewable incentive subsidies reach $57bn in 2009, IEA says

The phasing out of energy subsidies is an important step forward in the development of the a sustainable energy industry as global governmental support for renewable energy reached $57bn in 2009, according to the International Energy Agency.

2 November 2010

Scotland launches £70m renewable energy fund

A £70m investment fund aimed at securing Scotland’s place at the forefront of the offshore wind industry has been announced by First Minister Alex Salmond.

28 October 2010

Scotland’s First Minister demands fuel levy funds to be spent on renewables sector

The UK government has been urged by Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond to give the £191m of funds generated through the fossil fuel levy back so the country can invest in its renewable energy industry.

27 October 2010

US agencies award $5m for ocean renewable energy research

The Department of Energy, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement and the Department of Commerce’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have granted eight joint research awards totalling nearly $5m to sponsor the siting and permitting of offshore wind facilities and ocean energy generated from waves, tides and thermal gradients.

26 October 2010

UK’s renewable energy industry ‘comes of age’

The UK’s renewable energy industry has ‘come of age’ but the public sector must now play its part in helping the industry develop, according to a leading government official.

21 October 2010

EU renewable energy progress ‘stuck in hole’, says Greenpeace

At both a country and European Union (EU) level the renewable energy industry is ‘stuck in a hole’ and desperately needs leadership, according to environmental activist network Greenpeace.

21 October 2010

Shell calls for renewable energy policy to adapt along growth curve

Government policies around the world will need to adapt as the renewable energy industry moves along the growth curve, according to head of energy modelling at oil giant Shell.

18 October 2010

Ecotricity targets £10m in EcoBond sale, looks to advance project portfolio

UK-based green energy company Ecotricity will seek to raise £10m by ‘cutting out the middle man’ and launching its own EcoBonds to invest in a portfolio of renewable power projects.

18 October 2010

Enel begins IPO roadshow for renewables unit

Italian utility Enel will begin a roadshow ahead of the initial public offering (IPO) of its renewables listing, in an offering that will be an indicator of the demand for listed clean power investments.

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