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Drax put Canadian forest, wildlife & climate at risk

Drax put Canadian forest, wildlife & climate at risk : Climate and forest campaigners worldwide are warning that today’s decision by Drax Group PLC shareholders to approve the company’s acquisition of the Canadian wood pellet producer, Pinnacle Renewable Energy Inc, is far from sustainable and represents a highly risky move for Drax, both financially and…
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SME energy

SME energy prices increase 18% over the last year

SME energy prices increase 18% over the last year: The latest figures from Cornwall Insight’s SME Power and Gas markets reports shows that energy prices for small and medium enterprises (SME) new contracts had increased 18%* over the last 12 months when power stood at 15.22p/kWh and gas at 3.23p/kWh. Over the past quarter, prices…
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Scottish generator's transmission network charges still rise

Scottish generator’s transmission network charges still rise

Scottish generator’s transmission network charges still rise: Further research into National Grid‘s 5-year view of Transmission Network Use of System (TNUoS) charges by Cornwall Insight highlights, annual TNUoS costs for a typical 40MW onshore wind site in Northern Scotland are forecast to rise to £1.28mn by 2025-26. This is an increase of 180% in nine…
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Wood pellets and rounds

Forest Groups warn Drax shareholders of Pinnacle Pellets

Forest Groups warn Drax shareholders of Pinnacle Pellets: New maps show critical primary forests and endangered species habitat in British Columbia overlap with pellet facility wood sourcing across an area equivalent to 1.4 million football pitches    23rd March 2021, London, England and Unceded Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nation Territories (Vancouver, British Columbia) — …
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Wind generation in Victoria has doubled in four years

Wind generation in Victoria has doubled in four years

Wind generation in Victoria has doubled in four years: Over the last four years, the wind contribution to the generation mix in the state of Victoria has grown significantly. In fact, research from Cornwall Insight Australia shows, on average, across the entire day in 2020, wind delivered 14% of the generation mix in the state,…
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