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Europe to test largest battery
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • United Kingdom
  • August 7 2013

S&C Electric announced July 30 that it will begin testing Europe's largest battery, a $28.7 million lithium manganese battery capable of storing up


UK CCS
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • United Kingdom
  • December 2 2012

The U.K. Carbon Capture and Storage Cost Reduction Task Force, a collaboration between the Department of Energy and Climate Change, the Crown Estate, and the U.K. CCS industry, released a report November 21 finding that electricity from large-scale gas and coal power plants equipped with carbon capture and storage could be cost-competitive with nuclear and renewable-generated electricity in the United Kingdom in a decade


UK’s reduced VAT challenged
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • United Kingdom
  • February 24 2013

The European Commission filed a challenge February 21 before the European Court of Justice to have the United Kingdom's reduced value added tax rates


UK shale gas exploration
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Burundi, United Kingdom
  • December 16 2012

Energy and Climate Change Secretary Edward Davey announced December 13 that the United Kingdom has ended a ban on exploration for shale gas using fracking but operators will be subject to new controls to prevent seismic risks


Britain releases carbon budget
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • United Kingdom
  • May 22 2011

British Energy and Climate Change Secretary Chris Huhne announced May 17 that the government will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 50 percent from 1990 levels by 2027


CDP improves metric
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • United Kingdom
  • October 24 2011

The Carbon Disclosure Project announced October 20 that it will begin scoring greenhouse gas emissions reports provided to its Supply Chain initiative


UK makes wind cuts
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • United Kingdom
  • October 24 2011

The United Kingdom announced October 21 that it will cut subsidies for onshore and offshore wind power while more than doubling those for wave and tidal energy as it works to save approximately $2 billion while also meeting its greenhouse gas reduction targets


UK GHG reporting
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • United Kingdom
  • June 24 2012

The United Kingdom’s Department for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs announced June 20 that the more than 1,600 companies listed on the London Stock Exchange’s Main Market will be required to report their greenhouse gas emissions in annual reports beginning next April


Fracking in the UK
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • United Kingdom
  • July 1 2012

On June 29, the United Kingdom’s Royal Society released, Shale Gas Extraction in the UK: A Review of Hydraulic Fracturing, claiming the health, safety, and environmental risks associated with hydraulic fracturing are manageable, provided there exists strong regulation and monitoring of well casing and cementing


International
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Canada, China, European Union, Global, United Kingdom
  • May 13 2012

The European Chemical Industry Council announced May 8 that it will monitor its environmental sustainability by tracking indicators like greenhouse gas and acidifying gases emissions and waste generation