Energy waste campaigners have called for Brussels to begin legal proceedings against the UK for violation of EU energy saving laws, after research showed the country to be reliant on old laws to avoid the EU Energy Efficiency Directive.
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2015 has seen the UK’s renewable electricity output climb to a record 22% , a large jump from the same time last year, which only saw a meagre 17.9% of energy output coming from renewable sources. According to the report… Continue reading
An exciting new development to the rules for permitted development rights means that commercial UK properties will soon be allowed, providing certain requirements are met, to build up to 1MW solar panels without the need to apply for planning… Continue reading
Whilst solar, wind and hydropower are the first things that spring to mind when you think of renewable energy, one entrepreneur has thought up another option – harnessing the kinetic energy of people going about their everyday business.
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The World Bank has announced that it will invest in clean energy, whilst only funding coal projects in ‘circumstances of extreme need’ in bid to tackle climate change.
This follows World Bank-commissioned research which showed that as a result of… Continue reading
Figures show that solar power could be cheaper than constructing new gas within the next three years.
The report by the Centre for Economics and Business Research has shown that solar power has the potential to create 60 gigawatts of… Continue reading
The trend for community driven solar energy projects is set to continue within 2015, say clean energy experts.
The UK solar industry has outpaced other European countries in past years, becoming one of the world’s top solar markets, with figures… Continue reading