28 Apr 2014

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standards for solid biomass fuels will be available for purchase in the next week in the ISO store. The international standards agency outlined the need for standards for solid biofuels, including wood pellets, chips and other densified biomass, in an article published on its website, “Stoking the biofuel flame.” Eija […]

23 Apr 2014

Eight major renewable electricity projects are unveiled as part of the government’s world leading electricity reforms, giving a massive boost to green growth and green jobs.   By 2020, the projects will provide up to £12 billion of private sector investment, supporting 8,500 jobs, and they could add a further 4.5GW of low-carbon electricity to […]

14 Apr 2014

Facing a potential climate catastrophe, the world’s governments agreed in 2009 to limit a global rise in mean temperature by the end of this century to avert the frightening effects of global warming. But they face a huge task to meet that pledge, the world’s top climate scientists said Sunday, with data showing that efforts […]

04 Apr 2014

Neighbour China, meanwhile, has taken a different route. In February this year, the National Energy Administration began consultations with local authorities on a plan to set minimum levels of renewable generation, according to Ren Dongming, deputy director of the Center for Renewable Energy Development under the top economic agency. There would be four levels under […]

20 Mar 2014

By Ewa Krukowska, March 20 (Bloomberg) — European Union leaders should urge faster diversification of bloc’s energy supplies as crisis in Ukraine illustrates Europe can’t be “over-reliant” on limited sources, U.K. says in document for EU summit today. * “The European Commission should produce an in-depth study of EU energy security, together with a 25-year […]