UK Eyes Greenest Future with Low Carbon Norwich Research Park

December 13, 2012 / No Comments

One of the major contributions to the UK’s sustainable and green architecture has come from the University of East Anglia in Norwich, England. The university is now set to come up with one of the greenest buildings ever built in the United Kingdom. The new £8m low carbon building, known as the Norwich Research Park (NRP) Enterprise Center  will be a gateway ...

UK To Fund 542 Low-Carbon Buses

April 12, 2011 / No Comments

In accordance with the UK’s objective of promoting ‘green growth’, the Department For Transport has announced that it has handed over more than £46 million in order to put 542 additional low-carbon buses on roads by the March of 2012. A Low Carbon Emission Bus (LCEB) is the one which satisfies the LCEB target for green house gas emissions. Compared to ...

Britain to Subsidize Low-Carbon Car Purchase

July 29, 2010 / 1 Comment

Britain has announced that it will pay up to 5,000 pounds ($7,800, 6,000 euros) towards the cost of buying a new low-carbon car. The news came after the program for funding low-carbon cars was facing dark times due to an austerity drive. The subsidy means that up-front costs of vehicles that comply with tough emission standards will go down by ...

China To Pump Hundreds Of Billions Into Clean Energy Development

July 21, 2010 / No Comments

China is reportedly budgeting almost $738 billion into clean energy development projects and into deployment. Set to be carried out over the span of the next ten years, China seems to have taken note of the fact that relying on fossil fuels is not the way to go riding into the future as a leader nation. With per capita emissions ...

The Mercury To Offer Ultra-Efficient Clean Travel Soon

July 16, 2010 / 1 Comment

London design firm Priestmangoode recently displayed the Mercury,  the concept of a high speed train specifically designed for low-carbon ultra-efficient travel. The double-decker train has a sleek body and unique interior design, which is anticipated to revolutionize rail travel.