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  • Energy efficiency and microgeneration gets £8 million boost in South West

    A new £8 million initiative was launched last week to give a boost to energy efficiency and microgeneration efforts in the South West of England. The Ready for Retrofit programme from the Energy Saving Trust, Regen SW, social housing providers and local authority partners aims to help local businesses get ready for new government initiatives […]

    Posted at June 27, 2012 » By : » Categories : News » Comments Off on Energy efficiency and microgeneration gets £8 million boost in South West
  • eBay bids to run data centre on Bloom Energy’s fuel cells

    eBay has announced plans to power the next phase of its flagship new data centre in Utah with Bloom Energy’s renewable energy fuel cells. The online auction website will use 30 Bloom Energy servers that run on biogas produced from organic waste to power its new Utah data centre. The 6 MW installation fuel cell […]

    Posted at June 27, 2012 » By : » Categories : News » Comments Off on eBay bids to run data centre on Bloom Energy’s fuel cells
  • Scotland launches marine energy action plan

    Scotland launched its latest marine energy action plan late last week, which outlines the next steps to improved finance, grid connection and a developing supply chain. The plan reports that, since the previous 2009 Marine Energy Road Map, the region has put in place agreements to develop 1.6 GW of marine energy capacity in off […]

    Posted at June 26, 2012 » By : » Categories : News » Comments Off on Scotland launches marine energy action plan