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More major car makers join UK's plug-in vehicle campaign
(Wed 18/02)
Three new car brands have joined the campaign to boost awareness of the benefits of ultra-low emission vehicles.

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World's biggest offshore wind farm gets UK Government green light
(Tue 17/02)
A massive offshore wind project has today been given the go ahead by the Government and is expected to support up to 900 green jobs in Yorkshire and Humberside and millions of pounds’ worth of investment to the UK’s

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Planning consent granted for UK's first sustainable business park
(Tue 17/02)
Planning permission has been granted for a £40 million construction project in Kent, which is the first part of a £120 million project to regenerate an economically deprived part of the country.

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UK's oil capital taps into the low-carbon district heating revolution
(Tue 17/02)
A city heating network has been awarded £1 million to help cut energy bills and provide cheap power to thousands of homes across the UK’s oil and gas capital, Aberdeen.

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Community renewable energy projects receive £60m boost
(Tue 17/02)
A £60m boost for community-scale renewable energy projects has been announced and the first four projects to benefit from the investment will be hydro-electric schemes in rural Scotland.

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Hydro guide launched to bring best practice to clean power boom
(Thu 12/02)
A best-practice guide to building Scottish hydro-electric power schemes has been launched to ensure the industry’s positive reputation is maintained during a modern renaissance.

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Ten-year roadmap sets out plan to boost Scotland's bioeconomy
(Thu 12/02)
In the next step towards growing Scotland’s bioeconomy, the Scottish Industrial Biotechnology Development Group, supported by Scottish Enterprise, released today the Biorefinery Roadmap for Scotland.

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Nissan's glow-in-the-dark LEAF car highlights solar energy benefits
(Thu 12/02)
Nissan has become the first manufacturer to apply glow-in-the-dark car paint to showcase how its market-leading, all-electric LEAF is helping more and more people convert to solar energy at home.

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Ecotricity faces social media backlash after £250k Labour Party donation
(Tue 10/02)
Ecotricity customers have taken to social media to vent their anger at the company’s decision to donate £250,000 to the Labour Party’s General Election war chest.

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Huge solar installation helps top college slash energy bills and emissions
(Tue 10/02)
Portland College, one of the UK’s leading education centres for adults with disabilities, has reduced its energy bills by 15 per cent and cut its carbon footprint thanks to a new 186 kWp rooftop solar array installed b

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BRE partners up with US energy efficiency retrofit specialist GreenGen
(Tue 10/02)
BRE and Green Generation Solutions (GreenGen), a US based organisation experienced in retrofitting energy efficiency in different building types, have announced a commercial partnership to bring their combined energy and

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Democracy or a tin-pot regime corrupted by the hollow promise of fracking?
(Thu 05/02)
The Government has backtracked on promises to provide stronger regulation and safeguards to protect the public from the risks of shale gas drilling.

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Landlords to be banned from renting out energy inefficient properties
(Thu 05/02)
New regulations making it illegal for landlords to rent out the most energy inefficient homes and properties could be the “single most significant piece of legislation in a generation” affecting existing buildings, t

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Wales follows Scotland and votes in favour of fracking moratorium
(Wed 04/02)
Another nail in the coffin of the UK shale gas industry has been delivered by Wales today after its devolved Government announced it would introduce a moratorium on fracking.

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Crowdfund scheme launches to raise cash for unique forestry school
(Wed 04/02)
A passionate group of master carpenters and foresters have launched a campaign to create a unique school in a stunning Powys woodland.











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