Monthly Archives: June 2012

UK’s renewable energy award winners announced

RenewableUK, the trade and professional body representing the wind, wave and tidal energy industries, has announced the winners of the association’s inaugural Renewable Energy Awards. More than three-hundred guests, including business leaders and politicians, attended the awards ceremony in London. Maria McCaffery, Chief Executive said: … Continue reading

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‘Cool’ paving materials helps lower city temperatures, study finds

Using cool paving materials to construct roads and walkways is an effective way of lowering urban temperatures to make cities more comfortable in hot weather, according to a new study. The research found surface temperatures were reduced by 12°C and ambient temperatures were … Continue reading

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Wind Power can cut energy costs for UK industry by more than a third

Many British businesses could reduce energy costs by up to 35% by building wind turbines alongside industrial sites to take advantage of wind power, say Friends of the Earth and green energy company Ecotricity. UK-based businesses, like British households, are facing rising energy costs due … Continue reading

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