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Nottingham leisure centres to go solar 1st September, 2014

solar canopy

Nottingham City Council is turning to solar energy to help power a number of leisure centres in a new green initiative. A number of leisure centres in Nottingham are to have solar panel canopies installed in their car parks in […]

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Family run hydroelectric scheme wins award 29th August, 2014

hydroelectric scheme at Snowdon

A family run hydroelectric scheme has beaten off a host of competition to win a national award. A hydro scheme run by Welsh firm, GH Jones has won a national award for its achievements in the renewable energy sector. The […]

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Murton turbines to be recommended for approval 27th August, 2014

wind turbine

Two 46-metre tall wind turbines are set to get the green light from Northumberland County Council. Planning officers at Northumberland County Council are set to recommend two wind turbines for approval, which would be built close to Murton White House […]

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Solar video scoops environmental award 26th August, 2014

solar and wind power

A Lancashire teenager has scooped a top environmental award with her impressive solar cartoon. A pupil at St Bede’s Catholic High School in Lytham, Lancashire has been awarded the top prize in a national competition which asked entrants to create […]

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Crystal Rig wind farm to be extended 19th August, 2014

Crystal Rig wind farm

The Crystal Rig wind farm in Scotland is set to add another 26 turbines in its fifth stage of development. A fifth phase of development has been planned for the Crystal Rig wind farm in Lammermuirs, Scotland which would see […]

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Landfill to get new lease of life as a solar farm 18th August, 2014

solar farm

Developers have submitted plans to convert a former landfill in Ockendon into a 38MW solar farm. Plans have been submitted to Thurrock Council to convert a former landfill site in Ockendon, Essex into a 38MW solar farm. The application has […]

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Scottish hydro scheme in construction 14th August, 2014

Scottish hydro project site

A 750KW hydro scheme in Scotland is expected to be up and running in 2015, costing £3m. A 750KW hydroelectricity project at Allt Choire a’ Bhalachain is currently under development on land which is managed by Forestry Commission Scotland. Developers […]

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St George’s Hospital expects £1m energy saving 13th August, 2014

energy saving hospital

St George’s Hospital hopes to slash its electricity bill by £1m after signing a new energy efficiency deal with British Gas. St George’s Hospital in Wandsworth, London has agreed to a new Energy Performance Contract with British Gas which will […]

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