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Ministers give go-ahead for one of the largest wind farms in the world
(Tue 17/06)
The Government has given the go-ahead for the 1.2GW East Anglia One offshore wind farm that is expected to deliver over half-a-billion pounds into the UK economy.

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New scheme aims to help green products reach the market
(Tue 17/06)
A new scheme to help innovative green technology companies get their products to market, will be showcased at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs today.

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Report calls for the creation of a rural green energy task force
(Mon 16/06)
A greater emphasis should be directed towards farm and community scale renewable energy and green transport fuel projects, according to the findings of a new report.

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Tidal energy firm secures £1.85m of European green investment
(Mon 16/06)
An Edinburgh-based company has secured £1.85 million from European investors to fund green energy projects in Scotland, Energy Minister Fergus Ewing has announced.

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Vickers Energy Group expands overseas to help others save cash and carbon
(Fri 13/06)
Vickers Energy Group, which produces energy management systems and control software, has expanded its global operations and launched into the Dutch, Polish, Hungarian and Canadian markets.

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Europe's largest energy-making waterwheel makes a splash at historic site
(Fri 13/06)
Water power has returned to a historic beauty spot in Wales this week following the restoration of Europe’s largest electricity generating waterwheel.

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Scottish Government launches National Walking Strategy
(Fri 13/06)
The Scottish Government and local authorities have joined together to launch the 2014 National Walking Strategy to boost physical activity and save lives across the country.

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Greenpeace expands supermarket scrutiny of tinned tuna
(Fri 13/06)
Campaign group Greenpeace has announced a new phase in its effort to rid the UK’s supermarket shelves of tinned tuna caught using unsustainable fishing methods that kill turtles, sharks and rays.

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US environment chiefs order Ford to correct fuel economy figures
(Thu 12/06)
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has today announced that car-maker Ford is revising the fuel economy (mpg) estimates for six vehicle models to correct errors found in an internal Ford audit.

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Energy4All launches latest community renewable energy scheme
(Thu 12/06)
The Four Winds Energy Co-op in Derbyshire and Yorkshire has officially launched its share offer this week with the support of Energy4All, the UK’s leading expert in community-owned renewable energy projects.

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Shadow Energy Minister says a Labour Govt would support onshore wind
(Thu 12/06)
The Shadow Energy Minister Tom Greatrex has expressed his party’s support for onshore wind, saying a future Labour government would not curtail its deployment if elected next year. He said a “significant contribution

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Launch of new national litter strategy for Scotland to keep the nation beautiful
(Thu 12/06)
Scots are being urged to do the right thing and use the bin with the launch of Scotland’s first national litter strategy since devolution.

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Energy Minister launches new UK offshore wind supply chain review
(Wed 11/06)
UK Energy Minister Michael Fallon and the Scottish Energy Minister Fergus Ewing have given strong backing to the UK’s fast growing offshore wind industry at a major conference, with announcements designed to encourage

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Environment Agency launches public consultation on fracking bid
(Wed 11/06)
Shale gas company Cuadrilla has applied to the Environment Agency for relevant permits for its Preston New Road exploratory fracking site at Little Plumpton, Lancashire.

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Sahara solar plant to deliver green power to 2.5 million homes in Europe
(Wed 11/06)
Renewable energy investment company Low Carbon has increased its stake in a unique clean energy plant that will deliver solar power from the Sahara Desert to homes in Europe.











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