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£160m biomass plant secures finance 23rd September, 2015

waste wood used to power a biomass plant

The £160m Port Clarence biomass plant has secured financing, which will see hundreds of jobs created in the North East. The Port Clarence Energy Project has secured the relevant funding to move forward which will see 300 jobs created during […]

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Wind power could provide a quarter of Europe’s energy 16th September, 2015

an existing offshore wind farm

Wind power could provide a quarter of the EU’s energy by 2030 providing climate pledges are successfully met. A new report claims that wind power could meet 25% of Europe’s energy demand if nations meet their green energy targets. The […]

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UK theme park benefits from biomass 3rd September, 2015

roller coaster at lightwater valley

Lightwater Valley theme park has made significant energy savings thanks to the installation of its biomass heating system. Lightwater Valley near Ripon, Yorkshire is recording energy savings of around £130,000 a year thanks to its recently installed biomass boilers. The […]

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Merk hydro scheme launched in Scotland 25th August, 2015

Opening of the Merk hydro scheme

The £3.5m Merk hydro scheme was officially opened yesterday following years of planning. A new 1MW hydro scheme was switched on in the Scottish highlands yesterday and has cost in the region of £3.5m. The Merk hydro project which is […]

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Port of Barry solar farm energised 20th August, 2015

solar farm

A new £5m solar farm at the Port of Barry has been switched on to help power the site’s operations. A 4.5MW solar farm which has cost in the region of £5m has been switched on at the Port of […]

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Twin solar farms planned for Swindon 11th August, 2015

solar farms

Two solar farms are set to be constructed in Swindon as part of a recent Local Development Order. A successful Local Development Order has granted Swindon Council permission to construct over 20 solar projects across the local area, with two […]

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UK’s largest solar Carport installed in Nottingham 10th August, 2015

Nottingham solar carport

Nottingham Council has installed the UK’s largest solar carport at one of the city’s leisure centres. A newly installed solar carport at the Harvey Hadden Leisure Centre in Nottingham is said to be the largest in the UK. Installed by […]

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New solar array exceeds expectations 7th August, 2015

solar array at Kanes Foods

A food producer’s recently installed solar array has generated a third more energy than expected. Kanes Foods, a food producer based in Evesham has revealed that its new solar array has produced a third more energy than expected in its […]

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