UK and China ink clean energy deal
The UK and Chinese governments have signed an agreement to share knowledge and encourage investment in clean energy technologies in both countries.
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.
Mayor Boris Johnson to become London's smallest electricity supplier
London is to become the UK's first public authority to receive a new type of "junior" electricity licence that will enable the Mayor Boris Johnson to buy power from small generators and sell on to public bodies.
Global councils join forces to tackle growing water-energy nexus issue
The World Energy Council (WEC) and World Water Council (WWC) have joined forces to address the growing issue of the water-energy nexus.
John Lewis deal offers independent renewable generators route to market
The John Lewis Partnership has signed a new energy supply deal which will see more than 380 Waitrose and John Lewis sites supplied with 100% renewable electricity.
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.
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).
Coca-Cola taps into waste heat for pilot energy project
Coca-Cola Enterprises is exploring the feasibility of using residual heat from glass manufacture as a form of closed loop energy for its drinks production lines.
UK and Norway agree energy partnership
A pioneering energy partnership between the UK and Norway, which aims to secure affordable and sustainable long term energy supplies for the two countries, has been unveiled.
Boroughs encouraged to build green
London boroughs are to receive a report offering support and advice on how to meet targets to build zero carbon developments within their boundaries.