Local councils opposed to eco town proposals put forward by the Government say the developments should be subject to the usual planning process.
Biomass energy could cut greenhouse emissions while generating heat and electricity but only if good practice is followed, according to the Environment Agency.
Programmes to improve energy efficiency in existing buildings must be fast tracked if Government wants to achieve the low carbon economic recovery it claims to support.
A list of eleven sites where nuclear power stations could be built has been published by the Department of Energy and Climate Change.
Members of the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive Compliance Scheme say they are being unfairly charged for handling waste electricals.
An Irish tidal energy company has secured a major contract to develop a tidal energy pilot project in the US, it has announced.
Residents and businesses in Northern Ireland have been told their water is safe to drink after further tests proved initial results wrong.
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