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200MW of wind farms on the horizon 31st March, 2015

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Renewable energy firm, RES has been awarded funding to install 200MW of wind farms in the UK. RES and Nord/LB have agreed on a financing package which will be used to construct 200MW of wind farms in the United Kingdom. […]

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University of St Andrew secures biomass funding 30th March, 2015

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The University of St Andrews has secured £11m in funding to help develop a new biomass plant and heat network. The Scottish Partnership for Regeneration in Urban Centres (SPRUCE) Fund has provided the University of St Andrews with £11m to […]

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Newport solar farm to go ahead 27th March, 2015

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Newport Council is expected to give the green light to a solar farm which would be developed close to the city. Earlier this month developers, BE Renewables submitted plans to Newport Council to construct a solar farm on agricultural land […]

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Ipswich council reaping the benefits of solar power 25th March, 2015

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Solar power installations have helped Ipswich Council save almost £100,000. Ipswich Council looks set to make a saving in the region of £100,000 following the installation of rooftop solar arrays on some of the town’s larger buildings. The solar power […]

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London biomass plant secures investment 24th March, 2015

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The proposed Tilbury biomass plant has secured £35m in finance from the Green Investment Bank (GIB). A £190m biomass plant planned on the River Thames has secured £70m in investment, with Irish Utility firm, Electricity Supply Board (ESB) matching the […]

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Budget 2015: Swansea Bay tidal lagoon receives boost 18th March, 2015

Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon

In today’s budget announcement George Osbourne has confirmed the government is willing to back the Swansea Bay tidal lagoon project. A project to construct a large-scale tidal lagoon at Swansea Bay has received a significant boost in today’s budget announcement, […]

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Severn Trent to invest £190m in renewables 17th March, 2015

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Severn Trent has announced it will invest £190m in renewables to improve its sustainability. Utility firm, Severn Trent will invest £190m in renewable energy technologies to generate 50% of its energy needs on site by 2020. The firm currently generates […]

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Leeds wind farm in the works 12th March, 2015

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The first wind farm is set to be constructed in the Leeds metropolitan area in a new £14m project. Hook Moor Farm, consisting of 5 large-scale wind turbines is set to be built on farmland near the M1 and A1 […]

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