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Thursday 09 June 2011
These days bathroom scales come with solar panels, hyper-sensitive digital readings and some can even talk to you. Here, we weigh them up...
Sunday 15 May 2011
Mid Europa Partners, the leading private equity house investing in Central and Eastern Europe, is preparing to raise a new fund estimated at around ¤1.5bn (£1.3bn).
Friday 13 May 2011
A Swiss solar-powered plane has taken off for its first international flight.
Friday 13 May 2011
Friday 06 May 2011
Outlook On the final day of the Government's consultation over reform of the feed-in tariffs paid to solar power installations that feed energy back into the grid, it is fair to say the renewable energy industry is not holding out much hope of a reprieve from the Department of Energy and Climate Change.
Tuesday 03 May 2011
Monday 11 April 2011
Plans for a Government-wide solar power scheme have been put on ice following last month's controversial cuts to the solar subsidy scheme.
Saturday 02 April 2011
From a safari and beach in one chic package in Tanzania to some eco-friendly cottages in Kenya...
Thursday 31 March 2011
Friday 25 March 2011
In the build-up to the Beijing Olympic Games in 2008, plans were afoot to shoot down any clouds that threatened rain at the opening ceremony. In the event, no such measures had to be taken, but the idea that the weather was something within human control was not going to go away.
Thursday 24 March 2011
Qatar have developed artificial clouds to provide shade for stadiums and training grounds at the 2022 World Cup.
Saturday 19 March 2011
Britain's solar industry was in uproar yesterday, branding the Government's proposed changes to the feed-in tariff (FIT) subsidy scheme as "nonsensical", "disgraceful" and "a horrendous strategic mistake".
Monday 14 March 2011
Britain's fledgling solar power industry is gearing up for a fight over the Government's review of the solar subsidies scheme.
Sunday 13 March 2011
Thursday 03 March 2011
While sharply rising oil prices claim attention across the world, the British Government is facing increasingly vocal criticism over a policy on solar power subsidies that critics deride as "extraordinary".
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