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China remains a higher coal user

China remains a higher coal user

The global coal market will continue to be dominated by China, despite efforts to reduce it’s coal dependency. A report out yesterday shows that coal demand grew by 2.4% in 2013, with China driving it by using an extra 196 ...

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72% of consumers want smart meters installed

72% of consumers want smart meters installed

  Nearly three-quarters of British consumers want smart meters installed in their homes according to a uSwitch survey. which also revealed that consumers with smart meters installed are more happy with their energy suppliers compared to homes with traditional meters. ...

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Cansworth Water solar farm starts generating power

Cansworth Water solar farm starts generating power

The Cornish solar farm Cansworth Water has begun generating enough electricity to power 9,000 homes a year. Nestled in rolling fields, the Canworth Water solar farm near Launceston was finished last week and at 81 hectares, is big enough to ...

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Cheltenham Hospital spends over £3 million to slash energy bills

Cheltenham Hospital spends over £3 million to slash energy bills

The Cheltenham Hospital has spent £3.1 million in the hope of cutting their energy bills by 30%. The new “energy centre” a building that houses the heating and electricity equipment, will save the Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust around £10 ...

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Small energy suppliers remaining the best deal against the Big Six

Money SuperMarket has shown that the smaller suppliers have consistently offered the best energy deals for customers over the last six months, in comparison to the Big Six. Results of an analysis by the comparison site showed that despite many ...

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Protestors march on London Energy UK building

Protestors march on London Energy UK building

Around 100 protestors marched from the Institute of Directors to the Energy Uk building in Regent Street chanting “Public Energy Now” and “Bring Down the Big Six”. The energy giants are accused of causing a significant number of deaths in ...

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Green Deal loan company in line for £49 million package

Green Deal loan company in line for £49 million package

The Green Deal Finance Company are a firm set up to provide loans as part of the government’s flagship efficiency energy programme. DECC has put forward a proposal to provide a £34 million fund, subject to contract. Private sector investors, ...

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Energy suppliers have Christmas deadline to refund customers affected by meter fault

Energy suppliers have Christmas deadline to refund customers affected by meter fault

As many as 1.5 million gas customers that were affected by a pre-paid meter fault dating back to 2007, could receive refunds of as much as £110 by Christmas. Energy UK said that a fault in the meters calculations meant ...

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8 network projects to be funded by Ofgem

8 network projects to be funded by Ofgem

A total funding of £46 million will be offered by Ofgem to eight network innovation projects which aim to accelerate developments in the low carbon energy sector. Eight successful bidders were chosen from 10 projects at the final submission stage ...

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Scottish windfarm plans scaled back by Eon

Scottish windfarm plans scaled back by Eon

Reduced final proposals have now been submitted by Eon for the Benbrack and Loch Urr windfarms in Dumfries and Galloway. The final applications for 59.4MW Benbrack and 83.2MW Loch Urr windfarms are significantly smaller than originally planned. The Loch Urr windfarm ...

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