Europe’s wind power report card is out

A new report on the European wind energy sector makes clear that more countries need to invest in it for the continent to fully capitalise on its potential. Released today by industry body, WindEurope, it sh...

Ireland divests from fossil fuels

The Irish Government became the first in the world this week to completely divest billions of euros from its national investment fund for fossil fuels. Totalling €8 billion, the fund will not now support fos...

$200B investment in low-carbon future

Wells Fargo plans to invest $200 billion by 2030 in businesses and projects that are fast tracking the transition to a low-carbon economy. The financial giant made the announcement this month, confirming mor...

Invest in biofuels made from whisky

A Scottish company which makes biofuels from ‘whisky production residues’ has announced plans to build a new 'commercial demonstrator plant' in the country. Celtic Renewables, which made history earlier this...

China attracting green energy cash

China and India are the top two nations when it comes to attracting green energy investment, according to a new report from Ernst & Young (EY). The renewable energy country attractiveness index (recai) f...

EU urged to up its green ambitions

A group of leading businesses have launched a report calling on the European Union (EU) to raise its renewable energy targets. Members of The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group (CLG) are in Brussels t...

South Korea invests in biotech

|7 February 2017| South Korea The South Korean Government is to invest $274 million in biotechnology  this year as part of its efforts to become a global leader in the industry. In a press release, Hon...

Small businesses to make big impact

|27 January 2017| Scotland Scottish small businesses specialising in industrial biotechnology (IB) are set to make a major impact in a booming national market - on track to be worth over £400 million by 2...

€320 billion circular economy opportunity

(EUROPE) A new report estimates the investment opportunities offered by scaling the circular economy in Europe totals €320 billion. Produced by SYSTEMIQ in collaboration with the Ellen MacArthur Foundatio...

Major backing for delivery robot pioneers

|16 January 2017| Germany A UK-based start-up trailblazing the roll out of ground-based, autonomous delivery robots has secured $17.2 million in seed funding. Starship Technologies is running commercia...