A controversial law which allows foreign companies to drill for oil since the sector was nationalised in 1938 has been passed by Mexican president Enrique Pena Nieto. Congress passed the legislation on 13th December which was also approved by a majority ...Read More »
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Experts have warned that by a government decision to quit Europe’s atomic power treaty, Britain’s fi...
At the expense of cleaner options, a multi-billion dollar global fund is encouraging the constructio...
Figures obtained by the BBC reveal that Britain’s energy firms are holding onto nearly £4bn of...
British Gas and E.on are freezing their standard tariffs for this coming winter. Both the gas and el...
Twenty percent of Labour and Liberal Democrat candidates are said to be opposed to fracking, despite...
A government commissioned report says that up to 60% of the UK may be suitable for fracking. The DECC report compiled by AMEC suggests that up to 2,880 wells could be drilled for the extraction of both oil and shale ...Read More »
Commercial landlords and businesses need an industrial focus to encourage them to take up energy efficiency measures under the Green Deal. Dods Monitoring put forward this recommendation in it’s review of the first month of the energy efficiency programme. ...Read More »
The Co-op has announced a price hike for all new customers to 8.% for gas and 9% for electricity but has frozen it’s prices for existing customers. This means the average dual fuel bill has risen to £1,258 per year. ...Read More »
Toyota has reached the 2 million sales mark for it’s hybrid vehicle sales in Japan, whilst Nissan has sold 42,700 units of it’s all-electric LEAF. The hybrid vehicle was launched by Toyota in 1997, followed by the popular Prius ...Read More »
The Carbon Trust has advised schools in England to invest in energy efficiency measures to help cut energy bill by up to £70 million per year. Low cost energy efficiency measures such as upgrading equipment and efficient use of lighting, ...Read More »
Siemens Metering and First Utility have announced a new contract award which will see Siemens appointed for the metering requirements of First Utility’s SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) in the UK. It will be a nationwide contract to install AMR ...Read More »
The UK government has vowed to fight against the European Commissions demand to raise VAT from 5% to 20% on energy efficiency materials in June, and now the European Commission’s two month deadline is up. The move caused consternation in ...Read More »
US car manufacturer Ford is going to increase it’s workforce and double it’s battery testing capabilities to enable in-house development of more electric vehicles. There are now more than 1000 engineers working on vehicle electrification technologies at it’s R&D Advanced Electrification ...Read More »
The British Government’s Environment, Food & Rural Affairs Committee has called for an increase in levels of water metering, as part of a clear and ambitious objective to better manage the nation’s water. This is in response to the recent ...Read More »