Renewable Energy

New ship equipped to transport & erect offshore wind power plants

The new transport and installation ship for erecting of offshore wind farms of the Van Oord Group will be equipped with Siemens technology. (J.J. Sietas)

J. J. Sietas, a German shipyard, is to build and equip a new vessel for the erection of offshore wind farms. Read more »

£15m in new grants to subsidise green heating at home

Householders across the country could get up to £1,250 of government funding to help towards the cost of installing renewable heating systems such as biomass boilers, air and ground source heat pum Read more »

Which? research encourages energy companies to take the smart meter pledge

The vast majority (93%) of people say they would not let an energy company salesperson into their home © Sarel Jansen

By 2019 53 million smart meters need to be fitted into homes and businesses throughout the UK. New research from the consumer's champion Which? Read more »

Clean-tech university start-up wins top prize at Ethical Business Awards

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The Pavegen system generates electricity from footsteps

An innovative flooring system that generates electricity from footsteps and which was dreamed-up in Loughborough University’s Design School, has won its twenty five-year old inventor a top award at Read more »

Partnership to create unique energy offsetting programme in South of England

Green partnership peddling to success: James Grugeon, CEO of Environmental Protection UK, and Mark Smith, Chief Executive of The Southern Co-operative

A leading retail co-operative and environmental charity have gone into partnership to create a unique energy off-setting programme which aims to counteract the carbon footprint of stores locally. Read more »

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