Posts Tagged ‘Green’

Labour wants green energy to power most UK homes by 2030

Party committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions to zero by middle of the century Almost all of Britain’s homes and businesses would be powered by wind, solar and nuclear power by 2030, under bold new green energy plans being outlined by Labour. Rebecca Long-Bailey, the shadow business secretary, will declare on Tuesday that the party […]

UK summer ‘wind drought’ puts green revolution into reverse

Windfarms fall short in heatwave, but 2018 was still UK’s second greenest summer Britain’s long heatwave threw the country’s green energy revolution into reverse and pushed up carbon emissions this summer, leading experts to stress the need for a diverse energy mix. The summer of 2017 was lauded as the “greenest ever” for electricity generation, […]

Indian green energy firms eye stock market listings

Two Indian renewable energy firms are set to unveil stock market listing plans in the coming weeks, giving investors a new way to gain exposure to the sector at a time when India is pushing to make renewable power a bigger part of its energy mix. Adani Green Energy, a subsidiary of Indian trading firm […]

SC Johnson Makes EPA Top 100 List for Green Power

SC Johnson is ranked #71 on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's National Top 100 List of the largest green power uses from the Green Power Partnership, the company announced. SC Johnson uses nearly 117 million kilowatt-hours of green power annually, 63% of its total power needs. View full post on Wind Power News

Enel Green POWEREnel awarded 285 MW of wind in first Indian green energy tender

Enel, through its Indian renewable subsidiary BLP Energy Private Limited , has won its first ever renewable energy tender in the country with the awarding of the right to sign a 25-year energy supply contract for a 285 MW wind farm in the State of Gujarat. The project was awarded under the Fourth Tranche of […]

This Is One of the Best Green Energy Stocks to Buy in 2018

Green energy stocks aren't just shares of environmentally healthy companies, they are potentially some of the most lucrative stocks you can own. The simple fact is the world needs energy, and renewable energy – or ” green energy ” – is essential to meeting global demands. View full post on Wind Power News

UK green energy investment halves after policy changes

Investment in green energy fell 56% in UK in 2017 – biggest fall of any country – after ‘stop-start’ support from government Investment in clean energy plunged further in Britain than in any other country last year because of government policy changes, new figures show. The amount companies spent on green energy in the UK […]

Green Investment Bank sold too cheaply, watchdog says

National Audit Office report puts Macquarie deal at low end of valuation with extra tens of millions lost from rejection of phased sale option Ministers missed out on tens of millions extra on the sale of the Green Investment Bank (GIB) in August, according to the spending watchdog. The National Audit Office said the £1.6bn […]

Shell doubles up on green spending and vows to halve carbon footprint

Anglo-Dutch giant to spend $2bn on wind power, biofuels and electric cars as it bows to shareholder pressure by setting new company climate change target Shell has doubled its spending on clean power and bowed to shareholder pressure by promising to halve the carbon footprint of the energy it sells by 2050, as the oil […]

No subsidies for green power projects before 2025, says UK Treasury

Government accused of ‘turning their back on renewables’ after saying there will be no more money for new low-carbon levies Companies hoping to build new windfarms, solar plants and tidal lagoons, have been dealt a blow after the government said there would be no new subsidies for clean power projects until 2025 at the earliest. […]