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  • Funding for low carbon automotive R&D

    Five projects to develop new low carbon and energy efficient technology in the automotive sector have been awarded £75 million of joint government and industry funding to boost jobs and growth in the sector, Business Secretary, Sajid Javid, has announced. The winning projects are expected to design new products and systems that will change technology used in the automotive sector ...

    Posted at January 15, 2016 | By : | Categories : News | Comments Off on Funding for low carbon automotive R&D
  • UK sets record for low carbon growth

    The UK tops the G20 in PwC's 2015 Low Carbon Economy Index, with a record breaking 10.9% year-on-year decline in greenhouse gas emissions linked to energy usage. The analysis describes the performance as “exceptional” but cautions that it owes more to “circumstance than policy” with the closure of coal fired power stations, strong economic growth and a warmer winter among the factors. Key findings are as follows: The UK lowered its energy related emissions by 8.7% ...

    Posted at October 12, 2015 | By : | Categories : News | Comments Off on UK sets record for low carbon growth
  • Aldersgate Group defines “Economy that Works”

    A coalition of some of the UK's biggest businesses has backed a new macro-economic roadmap for Britain by launching a campaign called "An Economy That Works". In a new report, Aldersgate warns that the UK economy risks becoming detached from the long-term needs of society because a focus on GDP growth alone won't define a path to lasting prosperity. The Group reckons that an economy that works for the UK is one that will be low carbon, ...

    Posted at December 9, 2014 | By : | Categories : News,Renewables | Comments Off on Aldersgate Group defines “Economy that Works”
  • UK & Canada combine forces on carbon capture

    The UK and Canada have agreed to work together regarding research and knowledge sharing in Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS). According to the Government, CCS has the potential to be a cost effective technology for decarbonisation of UK power, enabling us to keep fossil fuels in the electricity mix. The agreement is also seen as an important step forward for the CCS sector overall. Britain is currently leading Europe with two commercial scale carbon capture and storage ...

    Posted at November 18, 2014 | By : | Categories : News | Comments Off on UK & Canada combine forces on carbon capture