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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Goole Fields 1 windfarm opens in Yorkshire

Goole Fields 1 windfarm opens in Yorkshire

  Goole Fields 1 windfarm has officially opened in East Riding, Yorkshire. More than £45 million has been invested by RWE Innogy UK into the 16 turbine farm which has a capacity of 32.8 MW, which has been fully operational ...

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Price of carbon drops to lowest level in 2 months as utilities step back

Price of carbon drops to lowest level in 2 months as utilities step back

Utilities have stepped back from the market, ahead of talks to reform the supply which has driven prices lower than since the start of the recession, causing the price of carbon emission allowances to drop to it’s lowest level in ...

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