Articles tagged: “renewable energy”

August 21st, 2015

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Glasgow turns to home energy storage to cut pollution

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Glasgow (Kentucky) is using decentralised home energy storage to cut pollution & provide utility scale energy management. Read more

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August 12th, 2015

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UK energy policy – wither public opinion?

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Government survey shows that the gap between between public opinion and government priorities on energy is widening. Read more

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May 2nd, 2015

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Power(wall) to the people!

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Does Tesla’s offer of cheap electricity storage put the writing on the wall for fossil fuels and nuclear power? Read more

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January 20th, 2015

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Going for a Merton? The increased importance of the Merton Rule in a changed planning system

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The Government’s policy of cutting regulation has left the Merton Rule as one of the few remaining tools for LPA’s wanting developers to build lower impact, lower running cost new homes that exceed Building Regulations. Read more

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January 19th, 2015

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Battery to the future – new innovations in electricity storage

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Progress and innovation in electricity storage looks set to increase in 2015 as a range of new technologies at the domestic and grid scale come on stream. Read more

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December 19th, 2014

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E.ON splits brand to focus on renewables & energy efficiency

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Is E.ON’s move market repositioning or an indication of a more fundamental response to growing pressure on the fossil fuel sector? Read more

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November 14th, 2014

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Gov’t funding for urban community r.e. projects

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The Government has launched the Urban Community Energy Fund (UCEF). With a £10m pot the fund is intended to kick-start renewable energy generation projects in urban communities across England. Read more

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November 20th, 2013

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Community energy – 4 starters for 10

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Communities across the UK are considering how they can take control and ownership of local energy generation. Here are four key questions to consider at the outset. Read more

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October 22nd, 2013

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The only way is up. What rising energy costs mean for businesses, communities & households

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With a deal on new nuclear energy finally agreed it’s now official; energy is going to get much more expensive in the UK. For businesses, communities and households, stepping off the energy escalator is more pressing than ever. Read more

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August 30th, 2013

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Carbon off-setting – are renewables a better CSR option?

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Many businesses use carbon off-setting as a way of dealing with residual carbon emissions under their CSR and environmental policies. But in the light of rapidly rising energy prices could renewables be a better option? Read more

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