Many properties in rural areas will now be eligible for free insulation, thanks to new funding sources.
Engineers and scientists from the University of Michigan have developed a world first — coloured, semi-transparent photovoltaic solar cells.
In our regular round-up of energy efficiency news we have flood warnings, Pharrell Williams’ new fashion brand, green skyscrapers, eco-friendly bikes and climate change on Google Earth!
With such a seemingly eco-friendly government, many are surprised to learn that the government want to increase the number of cars on the roads.
The following article originally appeared on the excellent Carbon Brief website.
You can read the original version here.
Prime Minister David Cameron has proposed financial incentives for councils and residents that are affected by fracking — the controversial process of extracting shale gas from the ground.
The energy watchdog Ofgem have put down new rules that will ban confusing and complicated energy tariffs. The ban came into effect on 2nd January 2014.
In our final news round-up of the year, we have hi-tech bikes from Bangkok, Japan’s plans to put solar panels on the moon, renewable energy news from Chile & Italy, and eco-friendly Christmas trees!