World Bank Scores Sustainable Energy Policies in 111 Countries

An increasing number of developing countries – Mexico, China, Turkey, India, Vietnam, Brazil, and South Africa – are emerging as leaders in sustainable energy, with robust policies to support energy access, renewables and energy efficiency, according to a new World Bank Report. But there is huge room for improvement across …

France’s Energy Transition Is Vital for Energy Security, According to Latest IEA Review

The International Energy Agency (IEA) praised France for setting in motion significant reforms towards more secure, affordable and sustainable energy supplies and the green growth of its economy. Over the past ten years the French economy has reduced its carbon intensity and benefitted from greater energy efficiency, notably in the …

Green Energy UK Unveils Smart Tariff to Drive Prices Down for EV Owners

Green Energy UK customers with smart meters are now being offered a ‘Time of Day Tariff’ that sees prices vary between low and peak periods of electricity demand, in what the energy supplier claims is a first for the UK energy market. Using smart meter technology, customers on the new …

Tesla, SolarCity Merger Approved by Shareholders

Shareholders approved the $2.6 billion bid by Tesla Motors to buy SolarCity, paving the way for the clean energy giant to become a one-stop shop for electric vehicles, rooftop solar and energy storage. “I think your faith will be rewarded,” Elon Musk said after the merger was approved by 85 …