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New EDF Scottish wind farm construction to begin

New EDF Scottish wind farm construction to begin: EDF Renewables‘ portfolio will soon add another wind farm after the company announced the development of a new wind park project in North Lanarkshire, northeast of Glasgow, construction is due to start 1st March. Predicted to finish by June 2022 the 30MW project is expected to provide…
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Wind turbine firm Vestas announces 300 set to lose jobs

Wind turbine firm Vestas announces 300 set to lose jobs: Vesta has made an annoucement regarding the 300 jobs that have been lost as a consequence of merging three Colorado factories which will lead to lower near-term market demand. This is thought to affect 450 employees within the buisness, however around 150 of those employees…
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Vattenfall’s Norfolk wind farm halted by resident

Vattenfall’s Norfolk wind farm halted by resident: Vattenfall’s Norfolk Vanguard project has been halted by the High Court which has decided to quash permission after a challenge from one man living nearby. Raymond Pearce who lives near a planned cable route took the case into court. The impact of Vanguard base on the landscape and…
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Global solar needs to climb in 2021 by 30%

Global solar needs to climb in 2021 by 30%: The global demand for solar installations is set to climb by 30% in 2021 as stated in new reported. That’s as reported by the IHS Markit new report, which advises the sector this year will be seeing a record amount for solar set ups fuelled by…
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Pedestrian bridge to be made from old wind turbine blades

Pedestrian bridge to be made from old wind turbine blades: County Cork in Ireland will be a home very soon to a pedestrian bridge built out of old wind turbine blades. Researchers at Cork Institute of Technology (CIT), have begun a project that aspires to discover the capability of repurposing useless wind turbine blades in…
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Octopus Energy to offer world’s 1st wind tariff

Octopus Energy to offer world’s 1st wind tariff: Octopus Energy has announced what is believed to be the world’s first electricity tariff where the price drops as the wind speeds up. The new tariff comes along with the buying of wind turbines in Caerphilly, South Wales & Market Weighton, Yorkshire. It guarantees to provide households,…
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National Grid ESO acclaim 2020 as greenest for Britain

National Grid ESO acclaim 2020 as greenest for Britain: Britain’s electricity system had the greenest year ever on record in 2020 according to National Grid ESO. The electricity system conductor National Grid ESO, that studied the yearly data, indicate the country was powered without coal for about 5,147 hours in 2020, in comparison with 3,666…
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UK rated 5th best country for renewable deployment

The US has held its place at the top of the global ranking, while China remains in the second spot, according to EY’s Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index

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