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  • London trial giving away free charging points to electric vehicle drivers

    Electric vehicle charging points are being given away free to drivers in London as part of a trial to get a better understanding of the impact of electric vehicles on the electricity network. As part of the £30 million Ofgem-funded Low Carbon London programme, the trial is being supported by UK Power Networks and Transport […]

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  • Wind power could be second only to gas in UK by 2020

    Wind power could be supplying one in ten UK homes by 2020 as the second largest electricity source after gas according to RenewableUK. New figures from the trade association out yesterday in its State of the Industry report launched at its annual conference in Glasgow indicate that installed wind power capacity in 2011/12 was up […]

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  • More effort needed on efficient cars, buildings and appliances

    More should be done to develop energy efficient cars, buildings and domestic appliances to tackle climate change, according to new research. The study from the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research at the University of East Anglia, published in Nature Climate Change this week, reveals that twice as much effort is being expended on developing […]

    Posted at October 31, 2012 » By : » Categories : News » Comments Off on More effort needed on efficient cars, buildings and appliances