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Further green invest might result in diminishing returns

Further green invest might result in diminishing returns: Treasury has apparently warned over diminishing returns that green spending could have. The Observer announced that a leaked document that followed a presentation to essential groups outside the government stated the investment needed to help the UK attain its net zero target is ‘uncertain’ & the advantages…
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Smart City Materials & Formats Analyzed by IDTechEx

Smart City Materials & Formats Analyzed by IDTechEx: A new MIT study finds that the number of visitors to any location decreases as the inverse square of travel distance. Since affordable accommodation is distant from a city center, this and web shopping means that city centers are emptying. Cities seek more independence and security with…
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Oxford leisure centres invest in low carbon tech

Oxford leisure centres invest in low carbon tech: Public leisure centres in Oxford have obtained a £10.9 million grant to reduce carbon by setting up low carbon heating technology. The facilities enhancement, counting swimming pools as well as ice rinks will see heat pump set ups in the place of gas boilers. The heat pumps…
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40% of people did not know about ban on new gas boilers

40% of people did not know about ban on new gas boilers: Nearly 4-in-10 consumers are unaware of the ban regarding new gas boilers. A Which? survey of over 3,000 people indicates almost 43% of them are unaware of the requirement to move to heating tech with minimal carbon footprint. The study further reveals two-fifths…
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£2.2m maritime decarbonisation project started in Orkney

£2.2m maritime decarbonisation project started in Orkney: A new £2.2m project has begun in the UK to investigate different solutions for decarbonising ferries along with shore side activities in ports. The 7 month Hydrogen in an Integrated Maritime Energy Transition (HIMET) project in Orkney, managed by the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) intends to display…
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Government idea to rid gas boilers labeled ‘absurd’

Government idea to rid gas boilers labeled ‘absurd’: The government intention to ‘rip out’ the current gas boilers from 24 million UK homes is ‘utterly absurd’, stated the GMB Union. The union forecasts the projected restriction on new gas boilers set ups could make energy bills higher as well as possible weeks of interruption for…
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IRENA & Hydrogen Council to improve green hydrogen

IRENA & Hydrogen Council to improve green hydrogen: The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) along with the Hydrogen Council, a global CEO coalition, has united to collectively progress green hydrogen throughout the energy system as well as be instrumental in net zero goals worldwide. The Partnership Agreement indicates a new milestone in the history of…
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North London granted low carbon heat through funding

North London granted low carbon heat through funding: 2 main extensions of a community heat network throughout N London have been given £24 million in funding through the government’s Heat Networks Investment Project. The extensions of the community heat network are expected to permit the supply of low carbon heat to over 50,000 homes. The…
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South West’s grid will receive hydrogen boost

South West’s grid will receive hydrogen boost: The UK’s national regulator for workplace health & safety gave the authorisation to a project that is focused to deliver extra hydrogen into the grid in Swindon, in South West England. Wales & West Utilities revealed plans to inject gas that contains as much as 1% hydrogen into…
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UK petrol tanks can now be filled with E10

UK petrol tanks can now be filled with E10: E10, a mix of standard petrol & ethanol created from materials, containing low grade grains, sugars & waste wood has its debut at British  petrol stations now. The Department for Transport forecasts the offering is predicted to lower transport carbon dioxide emissions by 750,000 tonnes annually.…
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