Energy complaints that are unresolved are 20 times higher than stats

Energy complaints that are unresolved are 20 times higher than stats

Labour claimed today that half a million people and small businesses might not be getting compensation for wrong billing and bad service. According to the figures, this could mean that unresolved complaints could be 20 times higher than official figures ...

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ABB and Vestas join forces to improve power in offgrid Africa

ABB and Vestas join forces to improve power in offgrid Africa

ABB the engineering giant and Vestas the wind energy company have joined up to improve electricity access in off-grid areas of Africa. Under the agreement, Vestas’ wind turbines will be combined with ABB’s microgrid power solutions to create hybrid generation ...

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Waste-to-energy plant opens in Exeter

Waste-to-energy plant opens in Exeter

Exeter has it’s own energy recovery facility that has the capacity to process 60,000 tonnes of non-recyclable waste every year. 3.7MW of electricity will be produced by the plant, 3.2MW of which will be exported to the grid, enough to power ...

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Ofgem to investigate British Gas, Eon and npower over low meter installation

Ofgem to investigate British Gas, Eon and npower over low meter installation

An investigation has been launched by Ofgem, to look into why British Gas, npower and Eon have such a low rollout of advanced electricity meters for business customers. Ofgem will be looking to find out why the 3 companies have ...

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Renewables trade groups split

Renewables trade groups split

The Renewable Energy Association and the Solar Trade Association will part company formally on the 1st January 2015, as announced by both companies today. The statement said that the companies are splitting up to concentrate on their own strengths, following ...

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Liberal Democrats promise a energy efficiency tax cut after 2025

Liberal Democrats promise a energy efficiency tax cut after 2025

The Lib Dems have pledged to close all British coal plants after 2025 and give a major new tax cut for energy efficiency. At the party’s Autumn conference in Glasgow today, Lib Dem Energy Secretary Ed Davey said that the ...

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Fall in US coal exports in 2014

Fall in US coal exports in 2014

According to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA), there has been a decline in US coal exports in the last 2 years, due to lower demand for coal to Europe and an increased supply from other countries. In the first ...

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£4.5 m grant for energy efficiency awarded to 1,700 Scottish homes

£4.5 m grant for energy efficiency awarded to 1,700 Scottish homes

Hundreds of homes in the rental sector in Scotland have been awarded energy efficiency grants as part of a new £4.5 million initiative. 24 social landlords and local authorities will share the funds which will be used against the cost ...

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National Ice Centre cuts carbon footprint by over 118 tonnes

National Ice Centre cuts carbon footprint by over 118 tonnes

The National Ice Centre and Captital FM in Nottingham have reduced their carbon footprint by more than 118 tonnes over the last year with solar panels. The solar system of 1,000 panes has been on the roof for a year, ...

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New campaign for offshore wind launched by Dong Energy

New campaign for offshore wind launched by Dong Energy

  Dong Energy have launched a new campaign for offshore wind to build awareness of “the important and growing role” it plays in the UK’s transition to a low carbon energy mix. DONG Energy’s ‘Offshore Wind Works’ advert suggests offshore ...

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