Tagged Net Zero

HMRC pushes steep VAT increase for new solar-battery systems

By Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent Treasury proposes rise from 5% to 20%, while the tax on coal will stay at lower rateHomes hoping to shrink their carbon footprints by installing a solar-battery system face a steep VAT increase from October under new laws proposed by HMRC.The Treasury put forward legislation on Monday to raise VAT…

Ireland aims to ban sale of new petrol and diesel vehicles by 2030

Ireland has published the Climate Action Plan, led by Minister Richard Bruton, to give Irish people a cleaner, safer and more sustainable future. The plan sets out over 180 actions, together with hundreds of sub-actions, that need to be taken to achieve 2030 targets for carbon emissions, and to achieve net zero carbon emissions by…

Pennsylvania’s State College commits to 100% renewable energy

By Michelle Froese The State College Borough Council, a university town in Pennsylvania, voted unanimously this week to adopt a resolution establishing a goal of 100% renewable energy no later than 2050. With this resolution, the Borough of State College is now committed to achieving net zero greenhouse gas emissions and clean energy “as quickly…

Smart Roofs Solar signs on with Entrex Carbon Market

By Kelly Pickerel Commercial solar developer Smart Roofs Solar has signed a letter of intent with Net Zero Analysis and the Entrex Carbon Market. The Entrex Carbon Market is a joint venture between Universal Solar Technology (UNSS) and the Entrex Capital Market (a joint venture with LBCC), which launched to establish an efficient, blockchain enabled,…

CCC net-zero report, industry response

By Marta Ady Responding to the publication of the new Committee on Climate Change (CCC) report, calling for the UK to set a net-zero target for 2050, Charlotte Morton, chief executive of the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association, said, “The UK’s anaerobic digestion industry fully supports the Committee on Climate Change’s call for net zero…

Texas Car Dealer Installs 1 Megawatt Solar Canopy

By Steve Hanley El Dorado Chevrolet/Mazda in McKinney, Texas is building 37 canopies over its new car inventory and fitting them with solar panels. When the project is complete later this year, it will be one of the first net zero car dealers in America Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Clean Technica

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