Renewable Energy

 
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/ Innovation, Renewable Energy, Technology

14 May 2015

 

For a long time the progress of renewable energy has been hampered by its transient nature: neither the sun nor wind is ‘on’ 24/7. But now Elon Musk’s new energy storage invention is set to change the renewables landscape as we know it

 
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/ Renewable Energy

12 Feb 2015

 

Britain now has more than 650,000 solar installations across homes, businesses and public service buildings, according to recent figures from the Department of Energy and Climate Change

 
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/ Renewable Energy

22 Dec 2014

 

The project is one of two by solar energy developer Conergy which will create enough electricity to power 3,200 UK homes

 
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/ Innovation, Renewable Energy, Technology

19 Dec 2014

 

A new project, the first of its kind globally, will see rubbish otherwise bound for landfill turned into clean aviation fuel

 
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/ Environment, Innovation, Renewable Energy, Technology

04 Dec 2014

 

Hydrogen-powered cars are set to become an increasingly common sight on UK roads by the 2020s as new models are announced and infrastructure investment plans revealed

 
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/ Environment, Renewable Energy

21 Nov 2014

 

A Sainsbury’s store in Cannock has become the first supermarket in the world to derive 100% of its power through its own food waste

 
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/ Environment, Renewable Energy

21 Oct 2014

 

Danish ministers hope the rest of Europe will follow its example in deriving power from renewable sources

 
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/ Community, Environment, Positive Perspective, Renewable Energy

29 Aug 2014

 

Local people taking control of energy generation in their area is the key to a sustainable future, argues Clare Martynski

 
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/ Environment, Renewable Energy

17 Jul 2014

 

A new survey has revealed that almost two-thirds of Britons would choose to live near a wind farm over a fracking site. The findings have led to the government being accused of ignoring public opinion

 
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/ Environment, Renewable Energy

19 May 2014

 

The solar-power industry in the US is creating jobs ten times faster than the economy as a whole, reports The Solar Foundation

 
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/ Environment, Renewable Energy

12 May 2014

 

Residents of Balcombe hope to heal the rifts caused by fracking plans with a solar co-operative

 
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/ Environment, Renewable Energy

21 Feb 2014

 

Spain has become the first country to draw more electricity from wind power than any other source over the course of an entire year.

 
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/ Renewable Energy

13 Feb 2014

 

The first of its kind the UK, the Community Energy Strategy aims to spark a ‘decentralised energy revolution’

 
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/ Environment, Renewable Energy

03 Feb 2014

 

A new power plant that turns waste wood into electricity will slash greenhouse gases by 2.1m tonnes

 
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/ Environment, Renewable Energy

28 Jan 2014

 

More than 500 homes in Islington will benefit from heat captured underground

 
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/ Environment, Renewable Energy

07 Jan 2014

 

Shale gas and hydraulic fracturing (fracking) have been hitting the headlines for months, surrounded by debate on controversial extraction methods. But if the future of fracking is uncertain, what are the alternatives for a secure energy future?

 
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/ Environment, Renewable Energy

13 Nov 2013

 

E.ON and RWE plant closures put Germany on track to achieve 2020 renewable energy targets

 
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/ Environment, Renewable Energy

07 Oct 2013

 

More than two million of Peru’s poorest residents will have access to electricity for the first time by 2016 thanks to new $200m solar power programme

 
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/ Renewable Energy

27 Sep 2013

 

Calls for an end to subsidies for fossil fuels as the developing world pushes growth in renewables, which are expected to outstrip gas and nuclear by 2016

 
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/ Renewable Energy

17 Sep 2013

 

The world’s first industrial-sized plant producing biofuels from seaweed is set to open in Brazil later this year