Policy, investment and markets News for February 2013

Policy, investment and markets News Archive

UK wave and tidal: two companies share £20mn funding pot to take turbine technologies to next stage

MeyGen Ltd and Sea Generation Wales Ltd have both won funding under the government’s Marine Energy Array Demonstrator scheme (MEAD), launched in April last year, to support the development and testing of pre-commercial marine devices in array formations out at sea.

Wave and tidal energy: Government urged to act to secure UK's global lead

The UK’s wave and tidal energy industries say they will only be able to grow successfully if they get the right level of support from Government - otherwise Britain risks surrendering its world lead in marine energy.

EIA 2012 year-end report shows renewable energy power generation up, with solar increasing 139%

The latest issue of the US Energy Information Administration's (EIA) "Electric Power Monthly," with preliminary data through to December 31, 2012, shows that non-hydro renewable sources (biomass, geothermal, solar, wind) increased by 12.8% last year compared to 2011 and provided 5.4% of net US electrical generation.

Solar energy: what cost, what outlook and what’s going on in Hawaii?

So with the 100GW milestone reached for global solar PV installations, what now when it comes to ...

UKH2Mobility project maps out future of hydrogen fuel cell cars, with 1.6 million on UK roads by 2030

The UKH2Mobility project has released the results of its Phase 1 interim report, evaluating the benefits of hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) and paving the way for commercial rollout in the UK.