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On-site energy generation can cut firms bills

On-site energy generation can cut firms bills: Research from Cornwall Insight, included in their report – ‘A corporates guide to decarbonising power‘ – has demonstrated how on-site energy generation could help cut corporation energy bills and their carbon footprint. By moving the generation of energy to their site, or through engaging in a private wire…
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Smaller businesses could cut bills by uniting to buy energy

Smaller businesses could cut bills by uniting to buy energy: Data from Cornwall Insight, included in their insight paper ‘A corporates guide to decarbonising power‘ has shown that small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) looking to save money on energy bills, and increase their use of renewable energy, could save money by purchasing their energy…
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Largest onshore wind farm puts wind up

Largest onshore wind farm puts wind up A new technology, never seen before in Europe, has been deployed in what is described as the UK’s largest onshore wind farm. ScottishPower Renewables‘ Whitelee Windfarm, which is based 20 minutes from central Glasgow, has been set up with the system. The project consists of 215 turbines and…
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Cleaner fuels from CO2 promises the University of Surrey

Cleaner fuels from CO2 promises the University of Surrey: Embargoed until 00:01, 4 April 2022 Using the planet’s air to create new chemicals for fuel, and other essential chemical products is the bold ambition of a new research project from the University of Surrey.  The project aims to capture carbon dioxide (CO2) directly from the…
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Biggest CO2 emitters of all is the over 60s?

Biggest CO2 emitters of all is the over 60s? Those aged 60 years and above emit higher carbon dioxide emissions compared to any other age group. Norwegian University of Science and Technology presented new research which says that people 60 and over were accountable for almost 33% of entire greenhouse gas emissions for 2015. The…
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The council adds £38 million to its net-zero path

The council adds £38 million to its net-zero path: Bath and North East Somerset Council has announced a fresh £38 million investment in measures to help it achieve net zero energy. The municipality intends to build a new recycling centre that will be outfitted with a 3,800 square-metre solar panel array with an anticipated output…
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Children today will have to emit less carbon for net zero

Children today will have to emit less carbon for net zero: Kids born today will need to ouput 10 times less carbon across their lifetimes compared to their grandparents, if the planet is to attain its goals of net zero by 2050. That’s as reported by new research from the International Energy Agency (IEA), which…
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Employers ‘fail to help staff reduce home energy costs’

Employers ‘fail to help staff reduce home energy costs’: Almost 61 percent of employees reported that they had not received any advice from their employer on how to reduce their energy bills and adopt greener practices in their daily lives. According to a new survey conducted by the social enterprise Giki, only one out of every…
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‘Pay per mile’ programme is being developed to reduce London’s emissions.

‘Pay per mile’ programme is being developed to reduce London’s emissions: Drivers in London may soon be taxed based on the number of miles they travel. According to a recent assessment commissioned by the Mayor of London, a new pay-per-mile road pricing system should be adopted in the capital by the end of the decade…
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A contribution of €100 million to sustainable development

A contribution of €100 million to sustainable development: A total of €100 million (£83.6 million) in investment has been announced for green and sustainable municipal development in Slovenia. The European Investment Bank (EIB) and SID Banka will each contribute €50 million (£41.8 million) to establish a new source of cheap financing for investments in modest…
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