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Internet crowd funding takes off 31st October, 2014

internet crowd funding for wind turbines

Internet crowd funding is said to be showing rapid growth with more and more online investors backing renewable energy projects. A solar finance event has showcased the rapid growth of internet crowd funding for renewable energy projects. The method of […]

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Yorkshire Building Society invest in solar 30th October, 2014

solar panels installed at YBS HQ

Yorkshire Building Society has launched a new £11m project which includes the installation of solar panels at its headquarters. The Yorkshire Building Society has completed the installation of hundreds of solar panels atop of their headquarters in Bradford. The solar […]

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A new ‘green’ whisky project in Scotland 28th October, 2014

'green' whisky

The Green Investment Bank has backed a new ‘green’ whisky distillery project in Nairn, Scotland. A new ‘green’ whisky project has received investment from the Green Investment Bank (GIB), which will see a biomass boiler installed at the Royal Brackla […]

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M&S to build rooftop solar network 27th October, 2014

rooftop solar array planned at castle donington centre

Retail giant, Marks & Spencer is set to build the UK’s largest network of rooftop solar panels M&S are set to install 24,000 solar PV panels on top of its distribution centre at Castle Donington which would make it the […]

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Industrial emissions in Scotland fell by 8% 24th October, 2014

industrial emissions

Scottish industrial emissions fell by 8% in 2013 following the closure of a coal-fired power plant. Latest figures show that industrial Co2 emissions in Scotland fell by 8% in 2013, with the shutdown of the coal-fired Cockenzie Power Station cited […]

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Oxfordshire a hotbed for community energy 23rd October, 2014

community energy projects

Oxfordshire has established itself as a hotbed for investors in community energy projects. According to recent reports, Oxfordshire has become a hotbed for investors who are willing to put their money into community energy projects. The Make Money Do Good […]

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Wind power makes big contribution 21st October, 2014

wind power

Wind power performing well following a halt in nuclear and gas generation over the weekend. A weekend of strong gales saw wind power make a large contribution to electricity supply in the UK. This increase in wind generation was welcomed […]

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Portsmouth Solar farm sets green precedent 16th October, 2014

solar farm sets green standards

A Portsmouth solar farm is hoping to set the ‘green standards’ for future solar energy projects. A new 48MW solar farm in Portsmouth will feature a range of carbon cutting, eco-friendly measures and hopes to set a precedent for new […]

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