06 Aug '12, 10am

Bit more detail on £100m energy efficiency fund - BIS not saying much, but looks like GIB on track for launch this yr

The government remains confident it will be able to launch the UK's first Green Investment Bank before the end of the year, after today announcing the body set up to lay the foundations for the bank, UK Green Investments (UKGI), has assigned £100m for investment in non-domestic energy efficiency projects. The Department for Business, Innovation, and Skills (BIS) confirmed that UKGI has committed up to £100m to two specialist fund managers, Equitix and Sustainable Development Capital (SDC), and tasked them with identifying investment opportunities in the non-domestic energy efficiency infrastructure. FURTHER READING Closed Loop Recycling's Olympic legacy leads green job creation push Clegg insists government 'unreservedly committed' to green economy Business Secretary Vince Cable hailed the announcement as evidence of "good progress" from the government as it prepares for t...

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Home Energy Efficiency Begins with 4 Improvements

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The program encourages Starbucks employees to identify conservation strategies that will reduce the amount of energy requi...

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Government poised to open Green Deal Register t...

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NREL Parking Garage Leads in Efficiency

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nrel.gov 03 Aug '12, 2pm

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Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg's speech at th...

decc.gov.uk 06 Aug '12, 1pm

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Emcore completes business and management realig...

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Hmm. Link too long in pool tweet?

Hmm. Link too long in pool tweet?

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Swim centers are not, by nature, particularly green buildings. Heating pool water involves a substantial energy drain. Ind...

Nick Clegg announces series of new deals to cre...

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British engineering received a huge boost this morning after Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg announced a series of new de...

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ABB wins $55mn energy infrastructure order to s...

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Under the $55mn order, the power and automation technology group will supply three new substations and transmission infras...