Posts Tagged ‘green energy’

Govt should invest in green energy solutions, not nuclear white elephant, says Friends of the Earth

Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

Friends of the earth: Invest in green energy not a nuclear power white elephant


Wake up UK or else You’ll Run out of Fossil Fuels!

Saturday, September 5th, 2015


The United Kingdom can withstand over-consumption of oil for just 5.2 years, 4.5 years of coal and 3 years of gas before their complete exhaustion (more…)

Siemens Commits to Green Port Hull – Friends of the Earth Reaction

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

Welcoming news today (Tuesday 25 March 2014) that Siemens and Associated British Ports are to invest a total of £310m in UK wind turbine factories at two locations in Hull and Paull in East Yorkshire (more…)

£5 Million Boost For Energy Storage Innovation

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

Two British entrepreneurs have been awarded a share of over £5million to spur on innovation in energy storage. (more…)

Wind And Solar Farms Are Accepted Part Of Landscape Say Holidaymakers In Cornwall

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

And more than nine out of ten people say wind and solar farms wouldn't affect their decision to visit the county again

Wind and solar farms have become an accepted part of the Cornish landscape and can even enhance the visitor experience (more…)

Energia Invests Additional €100m In 62MW Of Wind Power

Monday, November 4th, 2013

• Purchase of NI windfarms gives 53MW boost

• New 9MW Holyford wind farm nearing completion

• Energia now has capacity to power 370,000 homes (more…)

The Case For Ambitious And Immediate EU Low Carbon Action

Monday, October 28th, 2013

Presents the economic and strategic case for ambitious and immediate EU low carbon action

The Green Growth Group is an informal grouping of like-minded energy, climate and environment Ministers from 13 EU Member States (more…)

Hinkley Point C Can Be Built in 2 Years – By The UK Solar Industry

Friday, October 25th, 2013

The UK's leading solar energy generator writes an open letter to David Cameron, urging the Prime Minister and Government to move away from debating green taxes, and discuss the deployment of sustainable energy technologies. (more…)

Peers Challenge Government Over Power Sector Decarbonisation

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

The House of Lords is set to challenge the Government over the decarbonisation of the UK’s power sector after prominent peers tabled a clean power amendment to the Energy Bill today [Tuesday 22 October 2013]. (more…)

Securing Our Energy Future Highlighted At Offshore Energy 2013

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

On 15 & 16 October 2013 the 6th Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference was held Amsterdam RAI. The two-day event was attended by 9,123 international visitors, an increase of 20% compared to last year. (more…)

Friends of the Earth reaction to government nuclear deal

Monday, October 21st, 2013

Commenting on the agreement today of a ‘strike price’ for the electricity generated by nuclear power, Friends of the Earth’s Policy and Campaigns Director Craig Bennett said: (more…)

Caroline Lucas calls on NAO to investigate nuclear deal

Monday, October 21st, 2013

The deal to build a new nuclear power plant will mean higher energy bills and tie Britain into a costly and outdated technology for decades to come, the Green MP for Brighton Pavilion said today, as she called on the National Audit Office to investigate. (more…)

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