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Is the world’s sand shortage getting worse?

Is the world’s sand shortage getting worse?: The world may be heading towards a sand shortage Scientists warn, a global issue is predicted to intensify by the manufacture and rollout of Covid-19 vaccines. After water, sandGreen trains for Piccadilly line unveiled by TfL is considered the most consumed raw material. When mixed with bitumen, when…
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Cornwall Insight Green Certificates survey: REGO rising

Cornwall Insight Green Certificates survey: REGO rising

Cornwall Insight Green Certificates survey: REGO rising: Renewable Energy Guarantees of Origin (REGOs) have recovered slightly from the fall that occurred due to COVID-19, according to the latest results from Cornwall Insight’s Green Certificates survey. In fact, the survey has seen a 15% and 14% rise in reported average REGO values for Fuel Mix Disclosure…
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Business market share

Business gas & electricity market share changed

Business gas & electricity market share changed: The non-domestic gas and electricity market has fundamentally changed according to Cornwall Insight’s Business Gas and Electricity Market share Survey for Q420. According to the report the number of gas suppliers peaked in April 2019 at 77 suppliers and the collective market share by meters held by non-large…
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Its likely COP26 may be postponed again due to COVID

Its likely COP26 may be postponed again due to COVID: A Scottish official has been reported as saying the COP26 climate summit may be postponed for a 2nd time if the condition  with the COVID-19 pandemic gets worse. The United nations gathering was first postponed last year & is currently due to take place from…
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Price cap predicted to rise by at least £66/year

Price cap predicted to rise by at least £66/year: The latest forecasts from Cornwall Insight indicates that the default tariff price cap will increase by approximately £66 from April 2021 to £1,108 per year for a typical dual fuel direct debit customer – from its current level of £1,042. Robert Buckley Head of Relationship Development…
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Scottish neighbourhoods accepted £3.2m for climate action

Scottish neighbourhoods accepted £3.2m for climate action: The Scottish Government has reported £3.2 million in funds to assist communities in tackling climate change & administer a green recovery due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Community Climate Asset Fund will back a total of 279 programs, that contain the delivery of electric bikes, food growing supplies…
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SME energy prices

SME energy prices rise for the first time since 2018

SME energy prices rise for the first time since 2018: There has been a rise in the Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) gas and electricity prices, according to the latest SME Power and Gas markets reports, from Cornwall Insight. This is the first time SME prices have risen since Q418 following five consecutive quarters of…
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Govt: £213m to combat climate change & COVID-19

Govt: £213m to combat climate change & COVID-19: The government has reported £213 million in new funds to assist researchers in tackling mankind’s largest challenges, for instance climate change, the COVID-19 pandemic & terrorism. The funds, that is being brought about as a section of the Research & Development Roadmap, will be used to supply…
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Covid-19 rules may have caused fall in smart meter installs

Covid-19 rules may have caused fall in smart meter installs: Compared to October, Covid-19 restrictions are probably to blaim for a 7% fall in smart meter installations last month. This is reported from the newest report by Electralink, that says November recorded 230,000 installations. Counting November’s installations, 2020 has documented 1.82 million smart meters installed…
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TPIs revenues

TPIs revenues fall by 18% due to COVID-19

TPIs revenues fall by 18% due to COVID-19: Third-party Intermediaries (TPIs) have seen a decrease in growth in both the Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) and Industrial & Commercial (I&C) sectors, as a result of COVID-19 and general market uncertainty, according to Cornwall Insight’s Annual TPI report. This led to a target revenue pool for…
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