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ScottishPower first in UK to change to 100% wind power

ScottishPower has become the UK's first to exit completely from coal and gas to wind power after selling generation assets, worth £702 million, to Drax.
coal mines

Coal Authority highlights green initiatives from Britain’s coal mines

To welcome Green GB Week, the Coal Authority has shown how its award-winning approach to delivering sustainable solutions has come from Britain’s coal mining legacy.
net zero emissions

Climate experts advise government on net zero emissions target

Climate experts will advise the government on whether the UK should set a date for a net zero emissions target as the first ever Green GB & NI week launches
greener planet

Cardiff’s £7m role researching greener planet

A £7m investment in research will help Cardiff University scientists play a key role in developing cleaner, greener industrial processes
European Green Cities

European Green Cities (EGC) – striving for a sustainable Europe

European Green Cities (EGC) is a network aiming to work together for a sustainable Europe, through a number of innovations and collaborations.
baltic sea region

Advanced power electronics promotes the green transition in the Baltic Sea Region

The Interreg 5B project Power Electronics for Green Energy Efficiency (“Green PE”) helps companies in the BSR to transition towards more efficient products using next-generation power electronics.
electric vehicles

What can we expect for the future of electric vehicles?

With so many technological advances, cars are rapidly changing, with fully autonomous cars set to be rolled out by 2020. The concept of the electric car may have been around for over 100 years, but it’s only now that it is becoming a driving force in the car industry.
SmartNet

Energy in Europe: A SmartNet to boost the green revolution

The EU-funded SmartNet energy project provides a vision on future ancillary services from distribution grids in Europe, as Gianluigi Migliavacca, Project Manager at Ricerca sul Sistema Energetico explains
Future of Mobility Grand Challenge

Future of Mobility Grand Challenge reveals exciting changes for transport in the UK

New government plans reveal an exciting change in how people, goods and services could move around the UK.
E10

2.7 million motorists denied new E10 petrol, report claims

A new report has revealed that more than 2.7 million motorists are being denied use of the optimal greener petrol and are witnessing a poorer performance in their vehicles using the existing E5 petrol.
Greenstat

Greenstat – advancing green projects

Greenstat aims to develop green and profitable projects, in addition to carrying out investments contributing to a rapid transition to the zero-emission society.
green shipping

The future of green shipping in the Baltic Sea

HELCOM Secretariat’s Markus Helavuori and Alexey Bakhtov provide an update on the future of green shipping in the Baltic Sea
carbon footprint

‘Green driving’: How to lower your carbon footprint when driving

Not sure how you can become eco-friendlier and lower your carbon footprint when your driving? Check out these top tips from mobility dealer, Lookers
sustainable energy solutions

Sweden: Developing the sustainable energy solutions of tomorrow

Sweden’s Minister for Policy Coordination and Energy, Ibrahim Baylan talks to us about his government’s priorities for developing the sustainable energy solutions of tomorrow.
greener economy

24 million jobs to open up by 2030 to support a greener economy

A report produced by the ILO flagship, suggests that 24 million jobs will be created globally by 2030 as we move towards a greener economy.

Using gas grid to store excess electricity could boost UK renewables

Institution calls for Government support to change pipes and materials to allow excess electricity, in the form of hydrogen, to be stored in the gas grid
uses of blockchain

The many uses of blockchain

Brian Harris, Chief Product Officer at Currencies Direct, looks into the uses of blockchain we may not have thought of

Brits shun green energy tariffs in favour of familiarity and affordability

With the UK legally committed to reducing carbon emissions by 57% by 2030, new research by the UK’s leading price comparison website, MoneySuperMarket, today reveals the common factors that prevent Brits from switching to renewable energy providers
Store&Go

STORE&GO: Green methane for a cost-efficient energy transition

The Horizon 2020 project STORE&GO, led by the DVGW Research Centre at Engler-Bunte-Institute, Germany, is demonstrating that large-scale energy storage by power-to-gas is possible and highlighting that it is necessary
leisure operators

Why Leisure Operators Should Employ Energy Champions to Drive Forward Sustainability Commitments

With renewed global concern regarding sustainable development, leisure operators are becoming increasingly aware that a strong environmental policy is crucial to the ethos of their business

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