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Britain’s first zero carbon town to make use of solar PV

Jul 22, 2014

North West Bicester, the UK’s first zero carbon town is to feature the country’s largest domestic solar panel array as part of its composition.

‘Dirty 30’ list fingers Europe’s most polluting coal plants

Jul 22, 2014

A list of Europe’s most polluting coal-fired power plants, termed the ‘Dirty 30’, has been released by a coalition of green groups. 

North London district heating project to serve 5,000 homes

Jul 22, 2014

The Lee Valley Heat Network was launched by the Mayor of London, Boris Johnston this week, with local politicians heralding its potential to transform the Lee Valley area.

UK chancellor defeated in attempt to water down carbon targets

Jul 22, 2014

The UK’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, has not been successful in an attempt to weaken measures to tackle global warming.

Kentucky coal-fired power plant set to host $19.5mn carbon capture system

Jul 21, 2014

A $19.5 million carbon capture pilot project is set to be located at Kentucky Utilities’ E.W. Brown Generating Station.

Invenergy nears Texas permits for Ector County Energy Center

Jul 21, 2014 The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is about to issue an Air Quality Permit and Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) Air Quality Permit to Invenergy Thermal Development LLC that ...

Milbank advises on financing of Petra Nova carbon capture/enhanced oil recovery project in Texas

Jul 21, 2014 Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP represented the lenders in connection with the senior debt financing for the Petra Nova Carbon Capture Project, a groundbreaking $1 billion carbon capture-an...

Market uncertainty scuttles Australian renewables investment

Jul 21, 2014

Australia’s investment in renewable energy has dropped precipitously, according to the latest numbers from Bloomberg New Energy Finance. 

Germany takes top spot in ACEEE global energy efficiency rankings

Jul 18, 2014

The 2014 International Energy Efficiency Scorecard ranks Germany first in energy efficiency.

Peabody Energy applauds repeal of carbon emissions tax in Australia

Jul 18, 2014

Peabody Energy today praised the action of Australia's Parliament and Prime Minister in repealing the carbon tax.