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RenewableUK confirmed the highest amount of electricity generated in a single day by wind power. Official figures showed that the 7th Dec had an average of 7.315GW of energy produced by the various wind farms suggesting 43% of homes were powered by wind. To add research by Accent for the Energy Institute and New Power […]

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Crowd funding platform, Abundance, aims to work with over 20 communities in the UK in 2015. Their aim is to facilitate shared ownership of renewable energy projects to allow renewable energy developers access to the much needed funds. As part of the UK governments community energy strategy, which aims to see local communities obtaining ownership […]

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Analysis conducted by the EU has shown that the least expensive energy source is Wind Power. The results of the study suggested Onshore wind costs £83 (€105) per MW/h whereas coal and gas costs between €164- €233 per MW/h. Thus, showing that Europe’s reliance on fossil fuels is a massive burden on taxpayers and therefore […]

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  Energy secretary says lack of turbines will raise consumer bills and Tory ideological stance is putting off investors The Conservative party’s opposition to onshore wind turbines risks undermining the creation of British jobs since new data showed 15,400 people are now employed in the wind power industry, warns energy secretary Ed Davey. While wind […]

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New statistics from trade association, RenewableUK, shed light on the increasingly important role of renewable energy in modern life. Although it is often unclear whether the government supports clean energy, it is nevertheless showing itself as a market player in generating electricity for British homes, offices and factories. Statistics covering the second quarter of 2015, […]

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Experts at the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) have made it be known promises of lower prices were “lacking in evidence” and were “hype”. The Whitehall Treasury Department continued with the emphasis Shale Gas and its potential was “too big to ignore” The UKERC authored report expressed concerns of Shale Gas, which is a natural […]

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