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Students develop ‘solar hub’ bus shelter 6th March, 2015

solar hub bus shelter

A ‘solar hub’ bus station which has been developed by university students is set to be unveiled at the Cambridge Science Festival 2015. A bus shelter which generates electricity using solar panels and vegetation has been developed by students at […]

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Low carbon energy network planned for Bristol 5th March, 2015

Bristol Council plan low carbon energy network

Plans for a low carbon district energy network in Bristol have taken a further step forward. A new collaborative project to develop the largest low carbon energy network in Bristol has received a boost, with three organisations agreeing to work […]

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Drax addresses biomass concerns 4th March, 2015

Drax coal and biomass power plant

The Drax power plant has published a report which details its biomass supply data, hoping to address concerns regarding sustainability. Drax, one of the largest power plants in the UK, providing around 8% of the nation’s energy has committed to […]

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UK poised for new tidal power schemes 2nd March, 2015

tidal power

Plans have been submitted to construct tidal power lagoons at six locations across the UK. The UK is set for six new tidal power lagoons and the projects would be the only ones of their kind in the world, establishing […]

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Government invests £24.5m in green energy technology 27th February, 2015

green energy

The UK government has financed a number of green energy projects using a new £24.5m innovation fund. A £24.5m investment has been made by the government to fund projects such as; solar panel windows, the biggest battery in Europe and […]

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Eiffel Tower undergoes environmental changes 25th February, 2015

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The environmental impact of Paris’ iconic Eiffel Tower has been reduced with the installation of wind turbines, solar panels and a rainwater recycling system. Two wind turbines have been installed 400ft above Paris within the Eiffel Tower, blending into the […]

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Canary Wharf to pilot ‘clean technology’ 24th February, 2015

clean technology to be trialled at Canary Wharf

A new pilot scheme will see clean technology such as green buildings and smart grids trialled at Canary Wharf. A pilot scheme, known as the Cognicity Project will see a wide range of clean technology trialled at London’s Canary Wharf […]

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Highland council launch online wind farm map 20th February, 2015

Scottish Highland wind farm map

A new online map has been launched which pinpoints the location of wind turbines in the Scottish Highlands. A new online resource shows the location of wind farms and turbines in the Scottish Highlands and is available in on the […]

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