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England to Benefit From Over 500 Green Buses

The British Government has announced funding of over £46 million for 542 new low carbon buses on roads across England by March 2012. The money is part of the Government’s drive to target investment in new projects that promote green

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Kerrygold Goes Green

Dairy products company Adams Foods, which is part of the Irish Dairy Board, is achieving impressive carbon performance at its new factory at Leek in Staffordshire, England, thanks to combined heat and power (CHP) technology. The 150kW CHP unit, supplied

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Hydropower on the Increase in Britain

There has been a six-fold increase in the number of hydropower schemes planned in England and Wales since 2008, the Environment Agency has announced. In 2010 the Environment Agency granted licences for 65 schemes, compared with 10 in 2008. To

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£42 Million Wave Hub ‘Plugged In’ and Open For Business

The pioneering Wave Hub marine energy project in England has been ‘plugged in’ for the first time since its installation over the summer and is officially open for business. Wave Hub has created the world’s largest test site for wave

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World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm Opens

Vattenfall, one of the leading European energy companies, has officially opened the world’s largest offshore wind farm. The Thanet Offshore Wind Farm, located off England’s south east coast, has 100 turbines and will generate electricity equivalent to the annual consumption

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£250 Million Loan For Gas Network in Scotland and Southern England

The European Investment Bank has agreed to lend £250 million for the replacement, reinforcement and expansion of the gas distribution networks operated by Scotland Gas Networks and Southern Gas Networks. The two companies, wholly owned by Scotia Gas Networks (SGN),

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World’s Largest Test Site for Wave Energy Successfully Deployed

The pioneering Wave Hub marine energy project has been safely installed on the seabed following a delicate operation to lower the 12-tonne hub into 55 metres of water, 16 kilometres off the coast of Cornwall in South West England. Wave

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Residual Waste Capacity in England and Wales Could Exceed Demand

A new market report by Tolvik concludes that if all currently planned facilities for the treatment of residual waste in England and Wales were to actually be built, total capacity could exceed residual waste tonnages by 6% – following a

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