New York Governor George Pataki announced that the Freedom Tower, World Trade Center Office Towers 2, 3, and 4, as well as the World Trade Center Memorial and Memorial Museum, will all be included. The announcement includes an entire package of energy and environmental measures that will be incorporated into the redevelopment scheme: the Freedom Tower and other facilities will feature state-of-the-art energy technologies to better protect environmental resources, utilize renewable energy sources, and maximize energy efficiency.

Microgeneration — comprising technologies that allow households and other small users to generate their own electricity — is facing huge obstacles, and risks failing to deliver its potential benefits for households, the economy and the environment in the UK, due to a substantial gap between rhetoric and reality. This is the conclusion of a new assessment published in London of the prospects for small-scale wind, solar panels and CHP boilers.