The Daily Sprout

Wind Companies Get Ethical: Noble Environmental Power and First Wind have both agreed to play by the new rules set by New York Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo. The code of conduct was created following an investigation into bribery and intimidation on the part of wind developers – NYTimes Green Inc.

UK Mandates Smart Meters by 2020: In preparation for feed-in tariffs and smart grid deployment, UK lawmakers are set to unveil a energy policy that will require every home in the UK to be equipped with a smart meter – Cleantech Group.

Tesla Roadster Does Quarter Mile in 12.7 Seconds: We’ve all heard about the Roadster’s amazing 0-60 mph acceleration, but some could argue a better test is the quarter mile drag. At a recent Wednesday Night Drags at Infineon Raceway in California a Roadster covered 1320 feet in a mere 12.7 seconds – Autoblog Green.

Royal Society to Toy With Geo-Engineering: London’s prestigious learned society announced today that it will study planetary-scale geo-engineering schemes that might mitigate climate change. Jolly good or bloody hell? – Guardian.

Carbon Regulation is the Best the Feds Could Do: Although government funding for cleantech research could use a boost, the most important thing the federal government could do for the cleantech industry is produce a broad regulatory plan to reduce greenhouse emissions – WSJ’s Environmental Capital.