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  • Atlas inks 240MW solar PPA in Brazil

    Atlas Renewable Energy has signed a large-scale solar power purchase agreement (PPA) with chemical company Unipar in Brazil. The solar energy will be generated at Atlas’ photovoltaic (PV) plant located in Pirapora in the state of Minas Gerais. It will have an installed capacity of 239MW with 460,000 solar panels and will occupy around 700 […]

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  • Government sets out plans for UK’s next-gen nuclear fleet

    The government has published a Call for Evidence setting out how it plans to approach building the country’s first Advanced Modular Reactor (AMR) demonstrator project. AMRs are typically smaller, more flexible and cheaper to build than conventional nuclear power stations – the Call for Evidence will specifically explore High Temperature Gas Reactor (HTGR) AMRs, which are […]

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  • Boris Johnson reportedly considers pushing gas boiler ban back to 2040

    Boris Johnson is reportedly considering pushing the proposed ban on gas boilers back to 2040. The move would delay the government’s plans to potentially ban all new homes from installing gas and oil boilers from 2025. Media reports allege the Prime Minister’s change of heart comes after rising concern surrounding the cost that households across […]

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  • US produced the least energy emissions in 2020 ‘than it has in four decades’

    The US produced the least carbon emissions from energy consumption in 2020 than it has in nearly 40 years. That’s according to a new report from the US Energy Information Administration (EIA), which found energy-related emissions fell to the lowest level last year since 1983 as the country responded to the COVID-19 pandemic. Around 4.6 […]

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  • Manchester United partners with Renewable Energy Group

    Manchester United has partnered with Renewable Energy Group to create a more sustainable future for the club. The football club and Renewable Energy Group will work together to promote positive environmental change among its fanbase and the wider footballing community. Renewable Energy Group recycles waste and by-product fats into oils and sustainable fuels. Since 2008, […]

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  • Fresh £1m funding to boost equality and diversity in the energy research community

    Fresh funding worth up to £1 million has been announced to boost equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) in the UK’s energy research community. The grant is open to researchers at higher education institutions and research council institutes, independent research organisations approved by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), eligible public sector research establishments and NHS bodies […]

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  • What are the top five greenest buildings in the world?

    Governments are continually debating policies to make buildings more energy efficient and sustainable – but what has been done so far? This week, ELN explores the top five greenest buildings in the world. What makes a building green and where are they located? Watch the video to find out… Article source: https://www.energylivenews.com/2021/07/23/what-are-the-top-five-greenest-buildings-in-the-world/

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  • Sustainable investments make up a third of all global assets

    Global sustainable investment reached $35.3 trillion (£25.6tn) across five major markets at the start of 2020 – more than a third of all assets under management. That is according to the latest report by the Global Sustainable Investment Alliance (GSIA), which stated the figure was a 15% increase in sustainable assets under management from 2018. […]

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  • New £1m fund launched to diversify tree planting stock in England

    A new £1 million fund to increase and diversify the tree planting stock in England has been announced by the Forestry Commission. The Tree Production Innovation Fund aims to encourage the development and adoption of new technologies and ways of working. It will support nurseries to increase and diversify the domestic supply of young trees […]

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  • bp and EnBW submit £10bn bid to ‘accelerate Scotland’s energy transition’

    bp and EnBW have submitted a bid for offshore wind in Scotland that could make the country a global leader in the field and accelerate its energy transition. The bid includes a potential £10 billion of investment for a 2.9GW offshore wind farm, as well as an electric vehicle (EV) charging network, green hydrogen and […]

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