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Green light for wind farm off Sussex coast

Commenting on the Government’s decision today (Wednesday 16 July 2014) to give the green light to the Rampion wind farm off the Sussex coast, Brenda Pollack, Friends of the Earth’s South East Campaigner said: “This is fantastic news. The Rampion … Continue reading

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The Green Deal and Renewable Energy

This is a guest post from The Green Deal So, what is the Green Deal? As its launch date draws closer, it’s time to really get our teeth into what benefits can be gained from the government scheme. The initiative … Continue reading

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Looking for a new environmental job?

Whilst looking to see what environmental jobs were available I stumbled across a wonderful website which lists green jobs in a variety of categories from Climate Change to Sustainable Transport. www.EnvironmentJob.co.uk The site is frequently updated throughout the working day … Continue reading

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Government “dithering” over wind energy is leading to disaster

Industry leaders and campaign groups have today warned that Government “dithering” on wind energy subsidy cuts could prove a disaster for the sector. Phil McVan, managing director of Myriad CEG Wind, was speaking after reports the Government has delayed a … Continue reading

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Experts deliver biggest solar PV project in the north of England

A leading renewable energy company has completed the biggest roof-based solar PV project in the North of England. The 1077 Hyundai solar panels were installed by Liverpool-based Eco Environments at the Warrington site of temperature controlled storage and distribution company Cold Move. The … Continue reading

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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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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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Small-scale green schemes have a bigger impact, study finds

Small-scale, local initiatives to promote pro-environmental behaviour change are more successful than larger green schemes to reach the wider public, according to a new study from the University of Southampton. The research review points to qualitative and quantitative evidence of third sector … Continue reading

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UK to launch world’s first Renewable Heat Incentive

ClickGreen.org.uk have reported that Businesses and communities across Britain will be able to apply for a heat tariff payment, triggering a new era of clean green heat technology, announced by Energy Minister Greg Barker on Friday. You can read their full … Continue reading

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Renewables’ training network set up to tackle green skills shortage

RenewableUK, Britain’s largest renewable energy trade association, has announced the creation of a new organisation, the Renewables Training Network (RTN), which will address critical skills shortages within the renewable energy industry. Businesses in the renewables sector have pledged the equivalent of £600,000 … Continue reading

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