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New high for clean energy generation beckons as heatwave continuesSunny weather and a recent surge in solar panel installations means that solar power could provide a record 15% of the UK’s electricity on Friday afternoon.Torrid heat tends to slightly reduce solar panels’ generating capacities, and with fresher conditions forecast across much of the UK, the amount of solar in the electricity mix could reach a new peak at 2pm tomorrow
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2015-07-02 10:51:21
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FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Siemens will on Thursday start an energy project to convert wind power into hydrogen for re-use as a general fuel or in natural gas pipelines.

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2015-07-01 12:04:07
Tuesday, June 16th, 2015      Leave a Comment
(Reuters) - Ahead of Pope Francis' much-anticipated encyclical on the environment, a poll released on Tuesday found that U.S. Catholics are divided on the causes of global warming, mirroring the views of the general public.
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2015-06-16 10:12:48
Friday, June 12th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Thousands of untapped streams pouring off hillsides hold the promise of generating clean energy and income for local farming communitiesThe little stream bubbling off the Black Mountain and tumbling 300ft down to the river Towey in the Brecon Beacons has no name and is far too small to feature on most maps
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2015-06-12 01:00:09
Friday, June 5th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Australia one of four major offenders, with Canada, Japan and Russia, accused of appearing to have withdrawn from attempts to tackle climate changeThe foreign minister, Julie Bishop, has rejected claims by a panel headed by former UN secretary general Kofi Annan that Australia is a “free-rider” on climate change
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2015-06-05 20:56:48
Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015      Leave a Comment
UN secretary general says wise energy investment and strong civil society movements, such as the divestment campaign, are vital for a strong climate change agreement at the Paris summitThe world’s governments and businesses need to choose wisely and invest in low carbon energy, not the dirty fossil fuels of the past, according to the UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon
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2015-06-03 01:00:04
Thursday, May 7th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Solar thermal technology will generate electricity and tackle water shortages – earning Australia’s science agency CSIRO $500,000 for solar field designAustralian scientists have designed and installed solar energy technology in Cyprus to help the island nation shift away from fossil fuels and also tackle its chronic water shortages
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2015-05-07 02:14:44
Sunday, May 3rd, 2015      Leave a Comment
Falling number of patents for renewable energy products risks governments missing carbon reduction targets The number of patents for renewable energy products filed worldwide has fallen by 42% over the last three years,which could suggest that global investment in green energy is stalling.Research from commercial law firm EMW shows that 20,655 green energy patents were filed globally in 2014, for solar power, wind energy, biofuels and waste-generated energy – down from 35,590 in 2012
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2015-05-03 18:01:08
Wednesday, April 29th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Nearly a million people are employed in the green business sector in the UK, but few would realise it from the debates so far in the 2015 general electionWorkers in green jobs have played little role in the bitterly fought general election campaign, though they have much stake in it. Nearly a million people are employed in the UK green business sector, but few would realise it from the debates so far
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2015-04-29 09:26:20
Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015      Leave a Comment
Scientists and campaigners have rounded on the Green Party by accusing it of turning its back on its main mission by largely ignoring the crucial issue of climate change in the run-up to the general election.

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2015-04-22 14:21:31
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Tuesday, April 21st, 2015      Leave a Comment
The environment has clearly fallen down David Cameron’s agenda in the past few years with the kind of Husky-hugging scenes he was involved with in the run-up to the last election inconceivable this time round.

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2015-04-21 12:50:59
Friday, April 17th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Academics and campaigners are calling on all parties to set out clear plans to evacuate cities and move to a fossil fuel-free economy, as they condemn politicians of all persuasions for virtually ignoring climate change during their election campaigning.

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2015-04-17 08:05:36
Tuesday, April 14th, 2015      Leave a Comment
A technology in development with the University of Leicester has the potential to revolutionise the sourcing of renewable energy from rivers.
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2015-04-14 06:04:38
Sunday, April 12th, 2015      Leave a Comment
EDINBURG — Flipping on a light switch is easy, but generating electricity to power that light bulb is hard.
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2015-04-12 00:01:56
Friday, April 10th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Klamath County, Ore. - A billion dollar hydroelectric storage project could bring needed jobs to Klamath County...but the development has some strong opposition. Backers say the Swan Lake North Pumped Storage Project would generate 170 jobs, and 22 million dollars for Klamath County. In short, the project acts as a battery
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2015-04-10 15:15:33