Climate Week 2016: Apple and Bank of America lead corporate charge towards net-zero economy
Climate Week New York City (NYC) 2016 has kicked off in style with America's largest tech firm and second-largest bank headlining a flurry of ambitious corporate commitments to a renewable energy-based future.
Blue chips unite to drive renewable energy revolution
A group of 12 leading companies have signed up to the Renewable Energy Buyers' Principles in an effort to better communicate their expectations of the renewables marketplace.
Energy sector's use of water 'being ignored', says study
The vital issue of the energy sector's use of water is being overlooked by the current Government, putting energy security at risk.
Renewable energy industry set for £64bn investment boost by 2020, finds report
Almost £30bn of private sector investment has been ploughed into the renewable energy industry since 2010, delivering 4.2 % of UK energy and sustaining over 100,000 jobs in 2013 alone.
Industry benchmark reveals benefits of energy efficiency for hospitality businesses
Energy is now the second highest controllable cost factor for the UK hospitality industry, with leading pub and restaurant groups dually investing an average of 9% of their annual energy spend in efficiency initiatives.
Mitsubishi receives Carbon Trust Standard
Mitsubishi Electric has been awarded the Carbon Trust Standard, having achieved a 42% reduction in emissions over the past three years.
Google agrees green energy supply deal for US data centre
Google has announced a deal that will see its data centre in Iowa, US supplied with up to 407MW of energy generated by wind.
IKEA mitigates energy costs and carbon footprint with Irish acquisition
As part of plans to invest £1.5bn in renewable energy projects before 2015, IKEA has agreed the purchase of an Irish wind farm - it's first in the country.
EU summit highlights need to further diversify regions energy supply
EU leaders have agreed it is crucial to further intensify the diversification of Europe's energy supply and develop indigenous energy resources to ensure security of supply, reduce the EU's external energy dependency and stimulate economic growth.
FedEx sets new fleet fuel efficiency target after surpassing 2020 goal
FedEx has increased its 2020 fuel efficiency target for its global vehicle fleet to 30% after surpassing its previous goal in less than five years.
Global energy and security task force unveiled
A new task force to focus on the impact of energy on security and to examine ways of preventing energy-related conflict has been launched by the International Peace Institute (IPI).
Europe forecast to decommission 150 nuclear plants by 2030
The majority of planned nuclear power closures globally are forecast to take place in Europe, with 150 plants in line for closure by 2030.
Former edie award winner M&S scoops EBAE
Former edie award winner Marks & Spencer (M&S) has been named as one of the European Business Awards for the Environment (EBAE) winners.
Alex Salmond calls for Scotland to keep its 'control' of energy support
Scotland's first minister Alex Salmond has challenged the UK Government to make sure its new legislative agenda for energy delivers fresh 'certainly' for businesses.
Forum for the Future appoints head of energy
Sustainability charity Forum for the Future has appointed Giles Bristow as its first head of energy.
Sustainable Development Bill considered for Wales
Welsh environment minister John Griffiths has unveiled proposals to introduce a Sustainable Development Bill for public services in Wales.
Queen's Speech promises commitment on GIB, EMR and water resources
Legislative commitments on the Green Investment Bank (GIB) and Electricity Market Reform (EMR) were both included in today's Queen's Speech, along with the promise of a draft bill dealing with the reform of the water industry.
S&C Electric Europe to help EDF meet grid compliance
EDF Energy Renewables has awarded S&C Electric Europe a major contract to supply equipment for National Grid compliance to its Fallago Rig onshore windfarm in Scotland.
Government pledges to reduce energy bills
Deputy prime minister Nick Clegg is set to unveil, what he claims, is a landmark deal between the Government and the big six to cut energy bills.