GLEC will now focus on encouraging widespread adoption of the framework by businesses and embedding it in green freight programmes

Major companies sign up to universal freight emissions framework

Red alert: The EU Referendum results have dealt a huge blow to environmentalists, green politicians and Remain campaigners across the nation

EU Referendum results: Red alert for the green economy as Britain votes to LEAVE the EU

BREAKING: Britain will no longer continue the fight against climate change as part of the European Union (EU), with the EU Referendum delivering shock win for the Leave campaign in what is seen as a significant blow to our environment and the green economy.

The system will comprise 50 Solarworld 260 panels on both the 41st and 42nd floor, making it one of the highest solar installations in the UK

London's South Bank Tower to generate electricity from solar rooftop system

London's South Bank Tower is expected to save around 11,850 kg of C02 after a 100-panel, 26 kilowatt-peak (kWp) solar PV system was installed on the roof of the newly-developed skyscraper.

Are environmental policies at risk from “erosion”? Or does the UK’s Independence Day finally create the platform to reinvigorate failing recycling and air quality policies?

The green business reaction: Could Brexit 'erode' environmental policies?

The dust is still settling, but soon the UK will attempt battle climate change outside of the European Union (EU). With the Government free to implement new independent policies, green businesses have been warned of "periods of uncertainty" that could ultimately "erode" the UK's environmental polices.

Holwell Works at Melton Mowbray achieved a  saving equivalent of more than a whole month’s energy costs at the site

How demand-side response is generating energy reductions for Saint-Gobain

UK construction manufacturer Saint-Gobain has made a total saving of £165,000 and experienced an 11% fall in energy demand across its 20 sites in the UK and Ireland, after launching a campaign to encourage its factories to 'power down' at peak energy periods.

Average annual solar energy capacity additions will need to more than double for the next 14 years for the 13% target to be reached

Solar could provide up to 13% of global electricity by 2030, reports reveal

Off the back of a year of record growth for the solar sector, a flurry of new reports this week have illustrated how a "booming" industry has paved way for a cost-leading power generation technology which could dramatically increase in capacity in the near future.

edie kept readers updated with all of the key announcements as they happened throughout the day and night in this EU Referendum blog

EU Referendum: Britain votes for Brexit - As it happened (the green business perspective)

The EU Referendum has come to a dramatic conclusion and the British public has voted in favour of a Brexit. Now, the attention turns to what impact this outcome will have on the green economy. Re-live all of the action and reaction as it happened in edie's live EU Referendum blog.

These initiatives prove that other countries - both in and out of the EU - aren’t completely dependent on the far-reaching arms of the Union

Beyond borders: 10 amazing European sustainability success stories

With the UK nervously awaiting the results of a defining European Union (EU) referendum, edie has rounded up some of the ways other Member States have been rolling out their own ambitious green initiatives to drive the low-carbon transition outside of the collaborative clutches of the EU.

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