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1st turbine installed at Scottish wind farm extension

1st turbine installed at Scottish wind farm extension: A leading renewables firm has successfully erected the first of 15 wind turbines at a major new wind farm that will bolster Scotland’s drive towards net zero. Image: Rachel Allum, Principal Development Planner at Banks Renewables The structure, totaling 156m in height, has now been installed, kicking…
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Top weather may cause socioeconomic imbalance

Top weather may cause socioeconomic imbalance: Extreme weather events could, though its rippling effects, cause the destablisation of the socioeconomic system. PLoS Climate‘s latest research found a correlation between extreme events and the disruption of interconnected sectors, with the recent heatwaves that cause droughts in some areas being the most recent example. The researchers show…
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Race in onshore energy networks

Race in onshore energy networks: UK’s onshore electricity network market will soon undergo a serious overhaul. The government has revealed details of the meeting on the introduction of a framework that would give access to competition in onshore electricity networks. Currently, electricity network companies are liable for building, owning and operating electricity network infrastructure, ensuring it’s ready to meet the energy…
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Net-Zero plans may be paused

Net-Zero plans may be paused Nearly 1-in-6 Tory voters have the desire for Boris Johnson’s successor to put the net-zero push on hold, with more attention on the cost-of-living crisis. That’s according to a poll by YouGov, which has discovered that only 30 percent of Labour and Liberal Democrat activists think the same move should…
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Brammer Buck & Hickman: SKF Bearing Solutions

Brammer Buck & Hickman: SKF Bearing Solutions Brammer Buck & Hickman, the UK’s leading supplier of industrial maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) products and services, has released a new guide, produced with bearing manufacturer SKF, aimed at the wind energy industry. The new brochure addresses the specific challenges faced in this sector, along with SKF…
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£100m to UK communities hit by recurrent flooding

£100m to UK communities hit by recurrent flooding: Communities that have been impacted from repeated flooding will get help with a new ring fenced £100 million grant to protect their properties better. The Frequently Flooded Allowance will increase access to public funding for these communities, which are frequently smaller areas that need more complex flood…
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EthosEnergy Welcome Piemonte Regional Minister

EthosEnergy Welcome Piemonte Regional Minister: EthosEnergy hosted the regional Minister for Environment, Energy and Innovation, Matteo Marnati, from Regione Piemonte to its facility in Turin to discuss the important topic of hydrogen. EthosEnergy is a leading global service solution company for the energy, petrochemical, and industrial sectors. Together with Stefano Caon, Sustainable Energy Development Sector…
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NGK to Build NAS Battery & PV Equipment System

NGK to Build NAS Battery & PV Equipment System:  NGK to Install NAS Battery and Photovoltaic Equipment Systems at Manufacturing Sites in Ishikawa Prefecture ~ Reducing CO2 and Implementing BCP with Largest Battery Energy Storage Facility in Hokuriku Region. Manufacturing sites in Ishikawa Prefecture (foreground: NGK’s Ishikawa Plant, background: NGK CERAMIC DEVICE’s Ishikawa Plant) NGK…
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