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Independent renewable generators to sell power at a discount

Independent renewable generators to sell power at a discount

Independent renewable generators will be able to sell power at a £25/MWh discount if other arrangements fall through, under government proposals published on Tuesday. Suppliers including some of the Big Six will be expected to offer backstop power purchase agreements ...

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Northern Ireland record highs for wind power

Northern Ireland record highs for wind power

Northern Ireland has had a record – breaking year for wind power production according to new figures released. On the 17th December 2013 at 18:30 GMT the highest ever level was recorded, showing 506MW of electricity generated which represents 36% ...

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Community solar could benefit schools in Staffordshire

Community solar could benefit schools in Staffordshire

Staffordshire Sunny Schools project are hoping to raise £880,000, by selling shares to locals for a fair financial return of around 10% to fit solar panels on the school rooftops. The money will be used to have the panels fitted, ...

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European Commission supports flexible 2030 renewables target

European Commission supports flexible 2030 renewables target

The European Commission proposed a binding target on Wednesday for Europe to get at least 27% of it’s energy from renewable sources by 2030. The Commission set a target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 40% from 1990 levels, with ...

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Government renewables policy not going far enough to attract investment

Government renewables policy not going far enough to attract investment

EY, formerly known as Ernest and Young, have criticised the government in a recent report, stating that they are not going far enough to attract investment into renewables and focusing on shale gas over biomass power. The UK comes in ...

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Eon denies claim of involvement in John Hayes’ sacking

Eon denies claim of involvement in John Hayes’ sacking

Eon has denied claims from The Mail on Sunday that they were involved in the former energy minister John Hayes exit from his post. The Mail claims that Hayes had a secret meeting with Eon-UK chief executive Tony Cocker on ...

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Budget for renewable heat flatlines

Budget for renewable heat flatlines

Chancellor George Osborne said today that spending on renewable heat will flatline in 2015/16 under plans set out in the Treasury’s spending review document. The proposed new Renewable Heat Incentive tariffs and a higher budget cap will “encourage increased take-up”, ...

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