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New solar farm planned at RAF site 19th December, 2014

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A solar farm has been approved at RAF Coltishall which will cost in the region of £45m. A solar farm has been granted approval to be built at a former RAF station in Norfolk which will cost around £45m. Permission […]

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Global solar demand on the rise 17th December, 2014

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Global solar demand has seen a rise of over 16% in 2014 as the sector becomes more financially viable for investors. Around 44-billion watts worth of solar generation capacity was purchased in 2014 with both the US and Japanese markets […]

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Garden centre invests in solar 15th December, 2014

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A Yorkshire garden centre has installed 200 solar panels to generate its own renewable energy. A family-owned garden centre in Thirsk, Yorkshire has completed the installation of 200 solar panels to help power its operations. The solar array has been […]

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Wind energy college planned for 2016 12th December, 2014

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A new college is planned for the UK which will focus on developing wind energy skills to train up engineers of the future. A new national college which will specialise in wind energy is set to open in Humberside in […]

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Giant offshore wind farm gets government approval 10th December, 2014

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A group of three wind farms off the coast of Yorkshire have been granted approval from the UK government. Three offshore wind farms have been given the green light by the government and are expected to generate around 2,500 jobs, […]

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Banks to extend renewable energy funding 9th December, 2014

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NatWest and RBS are set to extend their renewable energy funding to cover both anaerobic digestion facilities and hydro power plants. Two of the largest banks in the UK will now offer loans to build anaerobic digestion (AD) plants and […]

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Hunting grounds to become wind farm 8th December, 2014

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Plans have been submitted to build a wind farm on a Scottish shooting estate near Helmsdale. An application to construct an 18-turbine wind farm on hunting grounds in Sutherland, near Helmsdale in Scotland is now being considered by the local […]

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MoD college to be powered by solar 3rd December, 2014

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A new Ministry of Defence college in Lyneham will be powered using solar energy following approval from the local council. The Ministry of Defence’s new technical college at Lyneham is set to be powered by its own solar farm now […]

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