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Gupta family’s investment of around £10m will finance development of the technology in the UK and IndiaThe development of tidal lagoon schemes has received a boost with a commitment of millions of pounds to the technology in the UK and India.The investment by the Gupta family, thought to be around £10m, will give it a substantial stake in Tidal Lagoon Plc, a holding company set up to finance the development of full-scale tidal lagoons to generate clean power in the UK and abroad
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2016-02-01 06:41:49
Tuesday, January 26th, 2016      Leave a Comment
Phasing-out of coal and nuclear reactors without alternatives will combine to create a supply crunch in a decade’s time, report predictsThe UK is facing an unprecedented “energy gap” in a decade’s time, according to engineers, with demand for electricity likely to outstrip supply by more than 40%, which could lead to black outs
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2016-01-26 00:01:00
Saturday, January 23rd, 2016      Leave a Comment
BEIJING (Reuters) - China will maintain plans to gradually phase out subsidies for green energy vehicles until they are fully eliminated in 2021 and allow the market to determine the direction of green car development, Finance Minister Lou Jiwei said on Saturday.
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2016-01-23 09:00:24
Friday, January 22nd, 2016      Leave a Comment
(Reuters) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday announced the approval of a 10-year, $5 billion Clean Energy Fund to invest in reducing emissions and promoting the use of renewable energy in the state.

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2016-01-22 03:56:21
Tuesday, January 19th, 2016      Leave a Comment
One refuse truck’s-worth of plastic is dumped into the sea every minute, and the situation is getting worseAs a record-breaking sailor, Dame Ellen MacArthur has seen more of the world’s oceans than almost anyone else. Now she is warning that there will be more waste plastic in the sea than fish by 2050, unless the industry cleans up its act
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2016-01-19 08:23:39
Monday, December 14th, 2015      Leave a Comment
The energy secretary played a positive part in positive global discussions. She must now rethink and fix the government’s destructive record on climate at homeWhen Laurent Fabius brought down his green gavel in Paris on Saturday, the atmosphere in the hall was said to be electric. The global great and good, even the not-so-good, were all smiles, tears of joy and arms around each other, all of them caught up, at least for that moment, in the hope that they might just have been part of saving the world
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2015-12-14 14:03:53
Sunday, December 13th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Queensland report calls for corporate and philanthropic funding to help cut water pollution as a bulwark against climate changeGovernments will need to move faster and find more money to meet “ambitious” targets of cutting pollution in Great Barrier Reef waters, a Queensland government taskforce has found
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2015-12-13 20:57:21
Tuesday, December 8th, 2015      Leave a Comment
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Spanish conglomerate Abengoa, teetering on the verge of bankruptcy, has halted construction of power transmission lines in Brazil, a potential setback for the South America nation's bid to emerge from its worst energy crisis in 14 years.

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2015-12-08 16:21:44
Tuesday, December 1st, 2015      Leave a Comment
From Bristol to Sheffield, diverse groups of makers, fixers and techies are creating more self-reliant communities Do you have a favourite community project in your neighbourhood? Share your photos with us
Giant brands like Apple and Samsung dominate the technology we use in our day-to-day lives
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2015-12-01 06:59:36
Thursday, November 26th, 2015      Leave a Comment
LONDON (Reuters) - Consumer goods maker Unilever said it would switch to using only renewable energy by 2030 and would stop using energy from coal by 2020, as businesses jostle to highlight their green credentials ahead of a global climate summit.

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2015-11-26 18:21:57
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Monday, November 16th, 2015      Leave a Comment
The French footballer has been moonlighting as a partner of a biochemical company that could revolutionise the energy industry – and net him £20bn. Go on, my son!Name: Mathieu Flamini.Age: 31. Continue reading...
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2015-11-16 10:05:35
Monday, November 16th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Clean energy is preferable to coal-focussed policies which could leave a billion people still without electricity, analysis suggestsCoal power plants are not the solution to help billions of people without electricity or clean cooking facilities, aid agencies have warned.Analysis by Cafod, Christian Aid and thinktank the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) suggests that continuing with current energy policies that focus heavily on coal, risks leaving a billion people without access to electricity and three billion without access to clean cooking facilities by 2030
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2015-11-16 06:17:50
Thursday, November 12th, 2015      Leave a Comment
National Grid is adamant there will be no blackouts this winter, but the safety cushion between supply and demand is increasingly threadbareAnyone of a nervous disposition should mark 11 January in their calendar as the moment to have torches, candles or paraffin lamps at the ready.That is the day when, according to National Grid’s forecast, the gap between Britain’s energy needs and its power supply will be at its wafer-thinnest
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2015-11-12 06:02:12
Wednesday, November 11th, 2015      Leave a Comment
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico will start soliciting bids later this month in its first auction of renewable energy certificates, part of an electricity sector overhaul that ends the state-owned power company's monopoly, government officials said on Wednesday.
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2015-11-11 12:12:13
Thursday, November 5th, 2015      Leave a Comment
LONDON (Reuters) - Renewable energy supply in eight major economies will collectively more than double by 2030 due to new national climate and energy plans, according to a study by the think tank World Resources Institute (WRI).

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2015-11-05 02:38:18