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Welsh Government vow greener new plans

Welsh Government vow greener new plans: The Welsh Government has revealed enterprising new plans to guarantee a “stronger, greener and fairer” Wales, placing climate change & environment at the heart of the new government. It has built a “super-Ministry”, joining the big policy sections to help Wales attain its legally binding goal of net zero…
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Electric ferry to link UK & France travel in 40 minutes

Electric ferry to link UK & France travel in 40 minutes: A new battery powered craft explained as a ‘flying ferry’ may make trips through the English Channel in under an hour. Brittany Ferries, which is the shipping company, has reported plans to investigate the possibility of a new high-speed fully-electric mode of ferry travel…
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Solar sector expected to double but it needs to triple

Solar sector expected to double but it needs to triple The UK’s solar sector is expected to double in size by 2030 – however, to meet targets for net zero it is needed to triple, says Solar Energy UK. Solar Energy UK claims that 40GW of solar capacity needs to be in place by 2030…
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Market for new-build renewables doubtful to meet net zero

Market for new-build renewables doubtful to meet net zero: The current market and options available for new-build renewables are inadequate to keep the UK on track to its net zero target. According to National Grid Future Energy Scenario (FES), the UK needs approximately 87-113GW (scenario dependent) of renewables capacity by 2030 and 197-231GW by 2050.…
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The NHS are charging to go electric

The NHS are charging to go electric Roughly half of NHS trusts throughout the UK have installed electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructures for their staff, patients and the community. That is according to figures which were recently obtained by power management company Eaton. These figures also reveal that 43% of NHS trusts either have plans…
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Huge cuts to CO2 emissions for Bank of England

Huge cuts to CO2 emissions for Bank of England The Bank of England has recently released its climate-related financial disclosure for this business year, reporting that it has reduced its carbon dioxide emissions by half through 2020/21. This huge cut to its carbon footprint covers emissions from its operations, including the energy that gets used…
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Heat pumps need to be given to low income households

Heat pumps need to be given to low income households Should heat pumps and their installation be give to households on a low income for free? This is one of the measures that are being suggested by leading companies and organisations that should be a part of the governments ‘Fair Heat Deal’ Some of the…
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Insects to purely convert food waste into animal feed

Insects to purely convert food waste into animal feed: Cambridge-located business Better Origin has created a product that it says uses insects to ‘naturally convert’ food waste into animal feed. Though it claims the transformation to be natural, the technology channels the power of AI & is fully autonomous. The product works by feeding the…
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Historic buildings could assist in UK’s net zero aims

Historic buildings could assist in UK’s net zero aims Historic buildings located around the country could assist in the UK’s fight against climate change, according to new research The study was commissioned by property business Grosvenor, this study estimates that ensuring historic buildings are more energy efficient they have the potential to generate carbon savings…
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Over 65% of households are supplied by green energy

Over 65% of households are supplied by green energy

Over 65% of households are supplied by green energy: According to the latest research from Cornwall Insight, households with ‘green’ suppliers – those only offering electricity tariffs backed by Renewable Energy Guarantee of Origin (REGOs) certificates – rocketed from less than 20% in 2017 to 65% 2021. This percentage would be even higher if green…
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