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Community energy groups can break the 'Big 6' stranglehold

Local communities could break the domination of the big six energy companies by generating their own power and supplying it back to local people, according to a new report published today.

Community energy groups can break the 'Big 6' stranglehold
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1 in 8 UK residents admit to illegal fly-tipping, survey reveals
(Thu 25/06)
One in eight (13%) UK residents admit to illegally dumping their unwanted waste, according to new research by Furniture Choice.... Read more

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Community renewables reaches record-high levels in Scotland
(Tue 23/06)
Community and locally owned energy capacity in Scotland could generate enough electricity to power approximately 100,000 domestic households, Energy Minister Fergus Ewing announced at the Scottish Renewables' Onshore Wi... Read more

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'Green Quantitative Easing' can support switch to a sustainable economy
(Wed 17/06)
‘Green money’ can help Europe move towards a sustainable economy, according to a new report published today.... Read more

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Circular economy is vital in climate change fight, report finds
(Mon 15/06)
Making things last instead of throwing them away could make a drastic difference in the fight against climate change, according to a world-leading new Scottish report.... Read more



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Community energy groups can break the 'Big 6' stranglehold
(Wed 01/07)
Local communities could break the domination of the big six energy companies by generating their own power and supplying it back to local people, according to a new report published today.

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1 in 8 UK residents admit to illegal fly-tipping, survey reveals
(Thu 25/06)
One in eight (13%) UK residents admit to illegally dumping their unwanted waste, according to new research by Furniture Choice.

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Community renewables reaches record-high levels in Scotland
(Tue 23/06)
Community and locally owned energy capacity in Scotland could generate enough electricity to power approximately 100,000 domestic households, Energy Minister Fergus Ewing announced at the Scottish Renewables' Onshore Wi

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'Green Quantitative Easing' can support switch to a sustainable economy
(Wed 17/06)
‘Green money’ can help Europe move towards a sustainable economy, according to a new report published today.

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Circular economy is vital in climate change fight, report finds
(Mon 15/06)
Making things last instead of throwing them away could make a drastic difference in the fight against climate change, according to a world-leading new Scottish report.

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US taxpayers face paying coal industry's $3 billion clean-up bill
(Wed 10/06)
A new $3 billion threat to taxpayers is emerging in the form of self-insured coal companies potentially walking away from reclamation obligations, leaving the public bearing the cost burden for restoring large swaths of

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Leaky pipes allow contaminants into drinking water system, study finds
(Mon 08/06)
A new study by the University of Sheffield is the first to prove conclusively that contaminants can seep into water pipes through leaks and be transported through the pipe network to the drinking tap.

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Changes to renewable energy support could save £600m a year
(Tue 02/06)
The UK can reach its 2020 renewable energy targets at a significantly lower cost by introducing more competition between technologies, according to new research conducted by Baringa Partners on behalf of Green Hedge Rene

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The 8 top challenges to secure a sustainable future
(Tue 26/05)
Leading global experts have identified eight key scientific challenges that must be tackled to ensure a sustainable future.

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Mexico can quadruple share of renewable energy within 15 years
(Tue 26/05)
Mexico can increase the use of renewable energy in its energy mix from 4.4 per cent in 2010 to 21 per cent by 2030, according to a report released today by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).

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Hydrogen storage could help meet UK's future energy demands
(Wed 20/05)
Storing hydrogen deep underground in salt caverns and converting it into a reliable, affordable, flexible power source could help meet the UK’s future peak energy and load following demands, according to a new report p

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Renewable energy can help to "climate-proof" the power grid
(Mon 18/05)
Electricity generation and distribution infrastructure in the Western United States must be "climate-proofed" to diminish the risk of future power shortages, according to new research by the Arizona State University.

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3 reasons why renewable energy is so important to the power industry
(Thu 14/05)
Renewable energy is a critical part of reducing global carbon emissions and the pace of investment has greatly increased as the cost of technologies fall and efficiency continues to rise

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How renewables and energy storage is powering education in rural Africa
(Wed 13/05)
S&C Electric Europe has brought power to two primary schools in rural Zambia by combining solar with energy storage technology.

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Research reveals climate change deniers have fewer friends on Facebook
(Tue 12/05)
A survey of Facebook users has found subscribers who believe in climate change are connected to more friends than those who don’t believe in a warming world.