A trial - claiming to be the first of its kind in the UK - will pay businesses to cut their energy use.
A town in Cornwall is hoping to become the first 'solar powered town'.
Two-thirds of councils now collect aluminium foil trays for recycling in what is being hailed as "a major milestone" for the aluminium packaging industry.
The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) is opening new nursery testing grounds at its marine energy test facilities in Orkney.
A framework to help local authority waste departments generate collective cost savings of up to £85 million has been developed.
Britain's nuclear industry has been given the green light for its safety record but it must learn lessons following Japan's nuclear disaster.
Thousands of central London homes could benefit from the energy potential of the Thames if a new trial is successful.
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