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Major solar panel maker calls for end to Government uncertainty on PV
(Sun 11/03)
Since the Government’s decision to review, and consequently cut, the feed in tariff, the solar industry has been rife with confusion and speculation. Claim and counter claim has been made resulting in a slashed tariff,

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Missing the missing link? How Ofgem is shutting the door to greener tariffs
(Tue 06/03)
Juliet Davenport, CEO of 100% renewable electricity supplier Good Energy, argues that proposed reform of energy tariffs could jeopardise the future of green schemes such as the Green Energy Supply Certification Scheme. T

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RSPB and green groups welcome Scotland's renewable energy report
(Mon 05/03)
Green groups have welcome today's Scottish Government's energy policy statement, which confirms plans for 100% renewable energy by 2020 are achievable.

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Deputy PM says Scotland is "at the heart of a green energy revolution"
(Fri 02/03)
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has highlighted the renewable energy successes of Scotland and described how he wants “nothing short of a green economic renaissance” for the nation.

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Time for a rethink on climate change, say top environmental economists
(Mon 27/02)
Governments have done so little to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, they should consider investing in the research and development of large scale geo-engineering projects and their governance, according to 26 of the worl

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Businesses could face a Green Deal cash squeeze, says expert
(Thu 23/02)
Some businesses could find they can't access the Green Deal because of a lack of lending support, according to a financial expert helping to deliver the multi-billion pound green home makeover scheme.

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Community groups are key to Green Deal success, expert argues
(Wed 22/02)
The third sector can help the government realise its ambition of being the greenest ever, according to one expert.

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UN told an effective global environmental agency is needed
(Tue 21/02)
With environmental threats on the rise and more than 120 countries now in favour of reforming international environmental governance, conditions are right to create a new, specialized global environmental agency, says on

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Tory Party heavyweights in public clash over UK's green agenda
(Wed 15/02)
Two Conservative Party grandees have had an astonishing public dust-up over the UK's plans to invest in a green economy.

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Solar industry reeling with news of sustained cuts to Feed-in Tariff for PV
(Thu 09/02)
The solar industry has reacted furiously to news that the Feed-in Tariff rate for solar PV could be slashed as low as 13.6p from July 1 as payments begin to be scaled down.

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New Energy Secretary should safeguard solar jobs, says Friends of the Earth
(Wed 08/02)
New Energy Secretary Ed Davey must announce steps to safeguard the 29,000 solar jobs currently threatened by disastrous Government proposals to reform the solar subsidy scheme when he publishes the results of a public co

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Deputy PM Clegg says "wake up or catch up" on the drive for green energy
(Mon 06/02)
After a weekend of worrying headlines, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg is joining newly-appointed Energy and Climate Change Secretary Ed Davey to send a clear signal that green growth and green jobs will remain at the h

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Court delivers humiliation to Government over Feed-in Tariffs - all the reaction
(Wed 25/01)
Industry leaders have called on the Government to now draw a line under the Feed-in Tariff fiasco after the Court of Appeal today unanimously ruled Secretary of State Chris Huhne had overstepped his powers with plans to

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Friends of the Earth welcomes new FiT plans and the rest of the reaction
(Thu 19/01)
Green campaign group Friends of the Earth has this afternoon welcomed Government moves to cut solar subsidies under the Feed-in Tariff scheme by early March should their appeal court bid fail and reduce the uncertainty h

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Green groups slam proposals for a new £50bn London airport
(Wed 18/01)
The RSPB and other environmental campaign groups have warned the Government against including a Thames Estuary airport in an upcoming consultation on the future of aviation.











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