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Wednesday, July 5th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Christopher Jessop on why the UK is still backing nuclear power as others dump it; Andrew Warren on how energy efficiency can save us from the ‘energy gap’; Brian Price on the inaccuracy of a 2007 prediction by the head of EDFYou report (4 July) that the cost of Hinkley C power station has just bumped up £1
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2017-07-05 13:44:36
Wednesday, July 5th, 2017      Leave a Comment
OSLO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google unit expects to receive its first wind power from Norway by early September, the company told Reuters on Wednesday.
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2017-07-05 10:11:45
Thursday, June 29th, 2017      Leave a Comment
NAIROBI (Reuters) - A power line linking a 310 megawatt (MW) wind power plant to Kenya's national grid, delayed by landowners' compensation demands among other issues, is expected to be ready in the next three months, the energy minister said on Thursday.
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2017-06-29 10:39:02
Tuesday, June 27th, 2017      Leave a Comment
COPENHAGEN/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Wind farm operators are betting on a new generation of colossal turbines, which will dwarf many skyscrapers, as they seek to remain profitable after European countries phase out subsidies that have defined the green industry since the 1990s.
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2017-06-27 09:47:10
Tuesday, June 27th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Turbines for £200m Hywind project will be towed from Norway across North Sea and moored to seabed off north-east ScotlandThe world’s first floating windfarm has taken to the seas in a sign that a technology once confined to research and development drawing boards is finally ready to unlock expanses of ocean for generating renewable power
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2017-06-27 08:55:25
Sunday, May 21st, 2017      Leave a Comment
One of the UK’s largest battery storage schemes, built next to a windfarm, will offer vital services to the National GridNestling alongside rows of conifers and wind turbines in a Welsh valley, a pioneering project will materialise this summer that could prove a blueprint for unlocking Britain’s renewable energy potential
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2017-05-21 05:21:59
Saturday, May 20th, 2017      Leave a Comment
The government must find a way to proceed with green energy projects while maintaining responsibility for its environmentFor anyone who has concerns about our environment and about humanity’s future in a rapidly heating world, the proposed construction of massive offshore windfarms in Scotland’s Firths of Forth and Tay poses a dilemma of some magnitude
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2017-05-20 18:04:38
Saturday, May 20th, 2017      Leave a Comment
After a long legal battle, 335 turbines will now be built in Scottish watersIn the waters of the North Sea a few miles off Scotland’s east coast, a nine-year battle has been raging that threatens a fragile and unique environmental equilibrium. The struggle has made mortal enemies of two huge lobbies that share a passionate commitment to the environment
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2017-05-20 18:02:38
Friday, May 19th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Commercial interest is growing in plans to harness geothermal energy from Iceland’s magma lakes and use it to supply the UK and Europe
Harnessing the power of Iceland’s volcanoes to provide energy to British homes is one of those ideas that resurfaces every few years, but sounds too good – or whacky – to be true
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2017-05-19 00:00:46
Thursday, May 18th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Recent innovations in hydrogen generation, storage, transport and use could transform it into the ultimate source of clean energyNearly a century ago, British scientist JB Haldane saw an energy future in which wind power would be used to generate hydrogen; a fuel he described as, weight-for-weight, the most efficient known method of storing energy
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2017-05-18 18:42:36
Wednesday, May 17th, 2017      Leave a Comment
UK cements its position as global leader in wind technology as increasing scale drives down costsThe planet’s biggest and most powerful wind turbines have begun generating electricity off the Liverpool coast, cementing Britain’s reputation as a world leader in the technology.
Danish company Dong Energy has just finished installing 32 turbines in Liverpool Bay that are taller than the Gherkin skyscraper, with blades longer than nine London buses
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2017-05-17 00:01:48
Sunday, May 14th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Furniture giant commits to reducing use of virgin raw materials but experts raise concerns about supply chain dominationAre companies ready to rethink the way they do business? – open thread
Ikea has bought forest in Romania and the Baltics, wind farms in Poland and now it is investing in a plastic recycling plant in the Netherlands
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2017-05-14 23:00:35
Wednesday, May 10th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Onshore wind has higher public approval than nuclear and fracking, so why are Tories expanding unpopular industries with higher carbon footprints? Renewable power expanded exponentially under the Tory-Lib Dem coalition elected in 2010 and by 2015 the renewable industries had a turnover of £14.9bn and had reduced wholesale electricity prices
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2017-05-10 00:30:11
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Tuesday, May 9th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Oilier plants, new processing technologies and multipurpose crops could put the biofuel industry back in the race for greener transport fuels Biofuels have long been touted as a carbon-neutral alternative to fossil fuels, doing for the world’s planes, ships and automobiles what windfarms and solar panels are doing for its electricity grids
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2017-05-09 20:36:28
Monday, May 8th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Gemini windpark off the coast of the Netherlands will eventually meet the energy needs of about 1.5 million people, according to its ownersDutch officials have opened what is being billed as one of the world’s largest offshore wind farms, with 150 turbines spinning far out in the North Sea.
Over the next 15 years the Gemini windpark, which lies some 85km (53 miles) off the northern coast of the Netherlands, will meet the energy needs of about 1
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2017-05-08 20:14:08