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  • 30 Aug 2014

    Community green energy projects blocked by FCA

    The future of community-owned green energy projects that Ministers say are crucial to break the dominance of the 'Big Six’ is being put at risk by the Financial Conduct Authority, according to co-operatives and the Labour party.

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  • 28 Aug 2014

    Community green energy projects blocked by FCA

    The future of community-owned green energy projects that Ministers say are crucial to break the dominance of the 'Big Six’ is being put at risk by the Financial Conduct Authority, according to co-operatives and the Labour party.

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  • 30 Aug 2014

    Onshore wind: opposition much stronger among Tory MPs than British public

    Conservative MPs are much more likely to oppose onshore windfarms than the national average of the public, a new poll has found.

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  • 28 Aug 2014

    Onshore wind: opposition much stronger among Tory MPs than British public

    Conservative MPs are much more likely to oppose onshore windfarms than the national average of the public, a new poll has found.

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  • 29 Aug 2014

    Fuel cell "mini-power stations" could reduce energy bills by 21 per cent

    Low emission fuel cell systems could be deployed in more than five million premises by 2030, enabling homes and businesses to slash their energy bills, while delivering clean and secure energy to the UK, according to a new industry report released this week.

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  • 29 Aug 2014

    Electric car sales double in EU

    New models helped sales of electric cars in the European Union double in 2013, but the zero-emission vehicles still only account for one in every 250 new cars sold.

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  • 28 Aug 2014

    Electric car sales double in EU

    New models helped sales of electric cars in the European Union double in 2013, but the zero-emission vehicles still only account for one in every 250 new cars sold.

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  • 29 Aug 2014

    Renewable technologies power 22 per cent of world's electricity

    Wind, solar and other renewable power capacity grew at its strongest ever pace last year and now produces 22 per cent of the world's electricity, the International Energy Agency said on Thursday in a new report.

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  • 27 Aug 2014

    Facilities management sector tackles green skills gap with e-learning initiative

    Some of Britain's biggest construction firms have come together to launch an online learning service to help facilities managers confront issues such as meeting energy and carbon reduction targets and ensuring fair treatment of workers in complex supply chains.

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  • 27 Aug 2014

    Facilities management sector tackles green skills gap with e-learning initiative

    Some of Britain's biggest construction firms have come together to launch an online learning service to help facilities managers confront issues such as meeting energy and carbon reduction targets and ensuring fair treatment of workers in complex supply chains.

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