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Solar panel installations have fallen by almost 90% in the weeks since the government halved cut the subsidy available, according to Department of Energy and Climate Change figures. The change in financial support for solar power has been highly controversial Read more…


A new study has found that wind farms do not have long-term detrimental effects on most bird species, but that populations of some species can decline during site construction. In a long-term analysis of breeding and population trends for 10 Read more…


Organizations working with wave energy will be able to bid for a share of the £20 million kitty ((US$31.6 million) that the government launched yesterday. The project is called Marine Energy Array Demonstrator (MEAD) and it will support two pre-commercial Read more…


The UK has re-launched a £1 billion ($1.6 billion) competition to promote the large-scale adoption of carbon-capture technology, an investment that government officials hope will make the UK a global leader in the emerging low-carbon energy sector. Launched by the Read more…


Solar energy have been dubbed the future for energy. There are so many advantages to using solar energy that it is really worth considering it as an option for your home. One major advantage of using solar energy in the Read more…


It is the dream of many urban planners to remove all the cars clogging the city streets. Who wants fast-moving, loud, heavy chunks of steel polluting the air and endangering people crossing the street? Some cities, such as London, have Read more…


A UK report says that nearly half of the electricity consumed by British businesses is wasted when employees are not at work. In an analysis of more than 6,000 smart meters, British Gas found that 46 percent of electricity use Read more…


Wind power in the UK has reached the 6GW threshold. The landmark figure was reached by the Ormonde offshore wind farm, off the coast of Cumbria and with 120 megawatts (MW) operational, which is enough to power more than 67,000 Read more…


Amidst the flurry of bad news being broadcast out of the UK, as London riots rage across the city, there has been some good news on the alternative energy front as well. Westmill Solar Farm, the UK’s largest solar farm, Read more…


Government guarantee schemes and increasing electricity bills, combined with dwindling fossil fuel resources and the dire need for solutions to climate change make solar panels a compelling solution for the eco and budget conscious homeowner. A solar system – simplified


The vast majority of new offshore wind turbines built in European waters this year have been installed in the UK, according to the European Wind Energy Association. Of 108 new turbines installed off the European coast during the first half Read more…


Not for the first time, the Prime Minister was happily promoting the irreconcilable. “By stepping up, showing leadership and competing with the world,” he announced last week, “the UK can prove that there need not be a tension between green Read more…


The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) recently launched by the UK government has been met with mixed reactions. The £860bn pound scheme is expected to increase green capital investment by £4.5bn by 2020 and will stimulate a new market in renewable Read more…


Buying solar power in the UK has become literally as easy as pie since one of Britain’s largest supermarket chains announced it is selling panels from its stores and website. According to Reuters, Retail giant Sainsbury’s has entered into a Read more…

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