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Thursday 26 April 2018
26 April 2018 - NEWS UPDATE
Green Living

Leicester bids for programme to develop electrically assisted pedal cycle hubs

Leicester has submitted a bid for funding to support a major programme to develop Electrically Assisted Pedal Cycle (EAPC) hubs.

Renewable Energy

Wind-powered kites could deliver future green energy

Essex-based clean-tech company Kite Power Solutions has embarked on a £10M funding round to support the commercial development of its kite power technology for deployment in offshore waters.


Wave Energy Scotland reveals first £7m round of contracts

Wave Energy Scotland (WES) has announced the list of successful contract awards following its first international, competitive open call.

Green Living

Cities can play a key role in Britain’s green energy drive

Cities and local authorities can provide an alternative to the big six and create a cleaner, smarter, more competitive and affordable energy system, according to a new report from the think tank IPPR. The report urges Britain’s cities to get even more active in energy markets and for the pioneers to go further.


Renewable Energy

World’s biggest offshore wind farm project gets go-ahead

Energy Ministers have granted planning consent for the construction of the next stage of the giant Dogger Bank offshore wind farm in the North Sea – the biggest offshore wind project in the world.

Renewable Energy

Which renewable energy offers the best return to the investor?

Renewable energy projects can offer significant investment opportunities for developers, investors and landowners, with recent high profile investors including Bill Gates who has announced $2 billion investment in green energy technology and research, and The National Trust's announcement for £30 million investment in renewable energy to heat and power more of the historic places that it looks after.

Renewable Energy

Huge gap in energy-from–waste capacity is costing the UK the Earth

The Green Investment Bank (GIB) has highlighted a massive gap in the amount of waste produced in the UK and the infrastructure in place to transform it into renewable energy.


Renewable Energy

Political meddling is damaging UK’s low-carbon energy drive, CBI warns

Short-term thinking is distorting the debate on the UK’s energy future, risking investment and opportunity, a conference of business leaders and politicians will be told today.