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  • TfL reaches milestone as its entire core bus fleet ‘meets the strictest emissions standards’

    Transport for London (TfL) has announced its 9,000-strong core bus fleet now meets or exceeds the cleanest Euro VI emissions standards. The move is forecast to see nitrogen oxide emissions and particulate matter from buses fall by an average of 90% and 80% respectively, according to the organisation. The government body, which is responsible for the […]

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  • Scotland awards £444k to tackle fuel poverty this winter

    The Scottish Government has announced the first project to receive a share of a £7 million fund to tackle fuel poverty this winter. The Fuel Bank Foundation is receiving £444,500 to extend its work, which includes providing same-day support to top up prepayment meters for those at risk of disconnection and help households that are […]

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  • 5 Hidden Benefits of an Energy Efficient Home

    As governments move towards a net-zero future, companies and individuals are being urged to do their part by reducing their carbon footprints. In recent years, consumer demand for eco-friendly products has highlighted the need for greener manufacturing. Fortunately, there are now a wide array of environmentally friendly household goods on the market, including dishwashers, fridge-freezers […]

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  • RWE to develop four onshore wind farms in France and Poland

    German utility RWE is expanding its market presence in France and Poland with the construction of four onshore wind farms and an investment of €95 million (£84m). The wind farms – three in France and one in Poland – will have a total installed capacity of 76MW, with the first French project already under construction […]

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  • RWE to develop four onshore wind farms in France and Poland

    German utility RWE is expanding its market presence in France and Poland with the construction of four onshore wind farms and an investment of €95 million (£84m). The wind farms – three in France and one in Poland – will have a total installed capacity of 76MW, with the first French project already under construction […]

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  • 5 Hidden Benefits of an Energy Efficient Home

    As governments move towards a net-zero future, companies and individuals are being urged to do their part by reducing their carbon footprints. In recent years, consumer demand for eco-friendly products has highlighted the need for greener manufacturing. Fortunately, there are now a wide array of environmentally friendly household goods on the market, including dishwashers, fridge-freezers […]

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  • Restoring the UK’s seas ‘could boost economy by £50bn by 2050’

    The UK’s economy could benefit from a £50 billion boost by 2050 if a holistic approach to the restoration of the UK’s seas was adopted by policymakers. That’s according to new research by Sky Ocean Rescue and WWF, which estimates a total of 100,000 new jobs could be created by protecting and restoring natural carbon […]

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  • EDPR granted €112m for two onshore wind farms in Portugal

    EDP Renováveis (EDPR) is receiving a total of €112 million (£100m) to finance the construction and operation of two onshore wind farms in Portugal. They will have a total capacity of 125MW – Tocha II with a 33MW capacity and Sincelo with a capacity of 92MW – and will be located in the districts of […]

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  • Plastic bag charge in Scotland to double to 10p

    The cost of single-use plastic carrier bags in Scotland is set to double to 10p from April this year. The 5p charge was initially introduced in October 2014, which helped reduce the use of plastic bags by 80% by the following year. According to the Scottish Government, around 800 million single-use carrier bags were issued […]

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  • Solar and wind to make up almost 70% of new US utility-scale capacity in 2021

    Solar and wind will account for almost 70% of new US large-scale electricity generating capacity in 2021. That’s according to a new analysis by the Energy Information Administration (EIA), which estimates 15.4GW of utility-scale solar capacity will be added to the grid in the new year. The new capacity is predicted to surpass last year’s […]

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