Category: Renewable Energy

New checklist aims to boost solar across UK commercial rooftops

The Solar Trade Association (STA) has published a simple and clear checklist to give managers in commerce and industry the confidence to put solar on their roofs. Commercial and industrial roofs dominate the solar market in Europe, but in the

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Energy efficiency pays off for Gorenje

Gorenje reports that it has seen an increase in demand for energy efficient cooking products in line with Mintel’s recent white goods report which states that consumers consider energy efficiency to be the number one factor when purchasing new cooking

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Green Investment Bank to be privatised

The government has hung a ‘for sale’ notice on the door of the Green Investment Bank in a bid to move it into the private sector. The government and Green Investment Bank will together meet potential investors in the Green

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Plan on getting UK solar as cheap as fossil fuel electricity by 2020

The Solar Trade Association (STA) has published its ‘Solar Independence Plan for Britain’, setting out how the new government can steer rooftop solar-generated electricity to parity with retail electricity prices and utility-scale solar farms to parity with new gas CCGT

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Nicola Sturgeon demands veto over Britain’s energy policy

First minister of Scotland and leader of the Scottish National Party Nicola Sturgeon has demanded a veto over the UK’s energy decisions, Herald Scotland has reported. Ms Sturgeon said UK ministers should take key decisions only after “consultation and agreement”

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