Renewable Energy

 
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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.

 
Coming down the steps of the turbines (c) Andy Cantlon
 

/ 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?

 
Solar Panel in Germany
 

/ 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

 
Windmill park
 

/ 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

 
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/ Renewable Energy

06 Sep 2013

 

Hot temperatures in July and high number of new installations help solar power soar to new levels

 
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/ Renewable Energy

17 Jul 2013

 

A sustainable future, empowered communities and rural growth – renewable energy can tick a lot of boxes, but is not without its challenges. Good Energy CEO Juliet Davenport fills us in

 
Hot spring, Reykjavik
 

/ Environment, Renewable Energy

18 Jun 2013

 

Iceland produces more energy than it can use, but thanks to advances in technology, the UK could soon be on hand to help out

 
Sunrise energy garden (c) Mike Grenville
 

/ Renewable Energy

22 May 2013

 

The festival has enlisted the help of researchers to pioneer a technology that could revolutionise the way outdoor events are powered

 
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/ Environment, Renewable Energy

23 Mar 2013

 

Projected electricity demands for 2050 could be met by solar energy derived from 1% of the world's land mass, according to a new report

 
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/ Renewable Energy

11 Feb 2013

 

Ambitious plans will create thousands of additional jobs

 
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/ Environment, Positive Perspective, Renewable Energy

31 Jan 2013

 

Locally-owned renewable energy projects offer more than just clean energy; they could be a practical route to empowering people and nurturing their wellbeing, believes Matt Mellen. He sits in on a public event to hear local energy innovators share their experience

 
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/ Renewable Energy

31 Jan 2013

 

Cramped, windowless dwellings in impoverished parts of the world are being given a new lease of life thanks to a remarkably simple invention

 
A wave converter device
 

/ Renewable Energy

18 Jan 2013

 

Marine energy has the potential to provide the UK with 20% of its power requirements. Jacqueline Easby considers its future role in energy supply and asks why the technology has not seen more investment

 
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/ Environment, Renewable Energy

16 Jan 2013

 

A leisure centre in County Durham is keeping the environment – and its budget – in shape with a range of new energy-generating machines

 
Solar panels at Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen. Credit- Flickr member Complexify
 

/ Environment, Renewable Energy

03 Dec 2012

 

Denmark is to reach its 2020 solar energy generation target of 200 megawatt (MW) capacity by the end of 2012, eight years ahead of schedule, according to the country’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs