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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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Ovo Energy comes top in customer approval rating

Ovo Energy comes top in customer approval rating

MoneySavingExpert.com has performed a survey in customer approval, where independent energy supplier Ovo Energy has come first in customer satisfaction. 82% of their customers said that the company’s service over the last six months has been “great” as compared to ...

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Co-op Energy names it’s Eco partner as Anesco

Co-op Energy names it’s Eco partner as Anesco

Co-operative Energy has names Anesco as it’s Energy Company Obligation (Eco) delivery partner. The independent supplier passed it’s Eco threshold earlier this year with 250,000 accounts and have named Amesco to meet it’s targets. Ramsay Dunning, general group manager at ...

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UK Big Six to pay back £153 million to consumers

UK Big Six to pay back £153 million to consumers

The big six energy suppliers have committed to paying back a total of £153 million to past consumers who haven’t reclaimed what they are owed. Around 10% of previous customers left credit balances on their accounts when they changed suppliers, ...

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EDF commissions 2 new wind farms

EDF commissions 2 new wind farms

EDF’s UK renewable arm has commissioned 2 wind farms totalling to 11.3 MW. The first is the M1 windfarm near Northampton, which has a capacity of 7.2 MW and features nine turbines. The second is the Burnfoot North project in ...

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The Mark Group axes 670 jobs

The Mark Group axes 670 jobs

Insulation business Mark Group axed 670 jobs, claiming a drop in demand or home insulation is to blame for the losses. These job cuts make up a quarter of the company’s UK workforce. Mark Group pointed to changes to the ...

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