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  • EU grants India EUR 200 million loan for climate projects

    Date
    31 August 2011

    India is to receive a EUR 200 million loan from the European Union to help finance the country’s renewable energy projects, which will boost the local economy and help accelerate a Clean Revolution in India.

    Indian flag painted on wall
  • Countdown to Climate Week NYC

    Date
    24 August 2011

    From 19-26 September 2011 – less than 70 days before the United Nations’ climate summit in Durban and in the critical run-up to Rio +20 – New York City will once again become the epicenter of the Clean Revolution.

    cwnyc logo
  • Poitou-Charentes approves crucial EV grants

    Date
    22 August 2011

    On August 19, 2011, the French region of Poitou-Charentes adopted a comprehensive electric vehicle (EV) grants plan targeted at business firms, local communities and individual consumers, helping drive a Clean Revolution in the region.

    Poitou Charentes
  • Asian FITs could be global tipping-point for renewables

    Date
    19 August 2011

    Japan is set to follow China’s lead with legislation to subsidize low carbon energy, which will boost investment in the renewables industry and could provide a global tipping-point for the deployment of renewable energy worldwide and provide a major boost for the Clean Revolution.

    South Australia launches solar feed-in scheme to promote renewable energy use
  • Japan’s Eco-point Program transforms LED market

    Date
    18 August 2011

    Phil Jessup, Head of International Lighting, The Climate Group, writes for LEDs Magazine about a government-sponsored program in Japan which could serve as a model for other countries seeking to transform their domestic retail market for LED lamps.

    Phil Jessup
  • Analysis of China's smart grid prospects

    Date
    16 August 2011

    The Climate Group China has published a Policy Briefing entitled ‘Smart Grid Development in China's Current Situation and Prospects’. The report offers a background on China’s surging smart grid industry and reviews opportunities and suggestions for the smart grid development which will accelerate a Clean Revolution in China.

    smart grids china
  • Canada leading the way as EVs accelerate in Ontario, Quebec

    Date
    15 August 2011

    The Province of Ontario, a member of The Climate Group, has announced that it will pour $80 million into the development of electric vehicle charging stations, which along with Quebec's recent EV infrastructure developments, is helping drive a Clean Revolution in Canada.

    Canada flag
  • Clean Revolution Leadership baton change in California

    Date
    12 August 2011

    California Governor Jerry Brown has appointed Chief Deputy Attorney General, Matt Rodriquez, to replace Linda Adams as Secretary of the California Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and continue the State’s inspiring leadership in the Clean Revolution.

    California Logo
  • Global smart meter use to surge by 2020

    Date
    11 August 2011

    New data from Pike Research forecasts that smart meter adoption will reach 963 million units by 2020, owing to recent acceleration of use across the world, especially in China.

    wattson smart meter
  • Discussing the opportunities of India's infrastructure

    Date
    10 August 2011

    The Climate Group was a Session Knowledge partner in Infragreen 2011, which was hosted by Economic Times in New Delhi recently and saw industry leaders gather to discuss the opportunities of low carbon infrastructure.

    Indiagreenmeeting
  • Australia's huge green growth potential

    Date
    09 August 2011

    Federal Treasurer and Deputy Prime Minister Wayne Swan has underlined the economic opportunities that will open up for Australia as part of the transition to a low carbon economy.

    Mr Swan australia
  • Analysis on China's low carbon vehicle future published

    Date
    08 August 2011

    The Climate Group China has published a Climate Policy Briefing which evaluates low carbon vehicles from a policy, technology and industry outlook, helping to clarify and accelerate a Clean Revolution in the transport sector.

    China EV report
  • Philips LED wins US Government lighting prize

    Date
    04 August 2011

    Philips, a member of The Climate Group, has been awarded the highly esteemed first L Prize for energy efficiency - with a prize of $10 million in cash - by the US Government’s Department of Energy, for its 60-watt equivalent LED bulb.

    Philips LED wins US Government lighting prize
  • China announces clear policy on solar pricing

    Date
    02 August 2011

    The National Development and Reform Commission in China has announced a pricing policy on solar PV power generation electricity to grid, which is a major step forward in accelerating the solar sector development in China's domestic market.

    solar panels at sunset
  • Obama and car makers agree new fuel efficiency standards

    Date
    02 August 2011

    President Obama has announced the next crucial phase in the fuel efficiency standards, which have been agreed with leading car makers to increase fuel efficiency and reduce the greenhouse gases (GHGs) emitted from all new vehicles sold in the US.

    Obama
  • Four case studies look inside leading Chinese green buildings

    Date
    01 August 2011

    The Climate Group China has published a report which takes the most innovative ideas from the country’s leading green building projects, to suggest exactly how energy efficiency levels can be improved in the rest of China's buildings.

    China case studies on green buildings cover

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