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Record investments of £40 billion in renewable electricity to bring green jobs and growth to the UK

Comments Off | 12-5-2013

£40 billion of investments are expected in renewable electricity generation projects, following updated contract terms and strike prices published today.
Additional investments of around £40 billion are expected in renewable electricity generation projects up to 2020, following updated contract terms and strike prices published today and wider reforms to the electricity market.
Sixteen renewable generation projects also

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Renewable energy: delivering green jobs, growth and clean energy

Comments Off | 11-6-2013

Edward Davey reaffirms the government’s commitment to the renewable energy sector, as further investment in offshore wind innovation projects is announced.
Energy Secretary Edward Davey today reaffirmed the government’s commitment to the renewable energy sector, as further investment in offshore wind innovation projects was announced.
Speaking at the Renewable UK conference in Birmingham, Edward Davey said:
“The renewable

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Speech to the Renewable Energy Finance Forum

Comments Off | 09-19-2013

Michael Fallon speaks at the 15th Renewable Energy Finance Forum – Europe. These are the speaker’s notes, not a transcript of the speech as it was delivered.
Good morning ladies and gentlemen. I’m pleased to be here with you at this landmark occasion of the 15th anniversary year of this important conference. It is impressive to

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Reducing energy demand & encouraging Scottish renewable

Comments Off | 09-15-2013

Edward Davey sets out how businesses & other organisations could receive financial incentives for reducing the amount of electricity they use.
Energy and Climate Change Secretary Edward Davey today set out how businesses and other organisations could receive financial incentives for reducing the amount of electricity they use through a new pilot worth at least £20

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Barclays buys significant equity share in RES’ Wadlow Wind Farm project

Comments Off | 08-13-2011

RES Thursday agreed to the sale of a significant share of its equity in the Wadlow Wind Farm project in Cambridgeshire to Barclays Infrastructure Funds.
Construction of Wadlow Wind Farm began in June 2011, and full power generation is scheduled for October 2012. The project will consist of 13 x 2MW turbines with a combined installed

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Renewables investment specialist, FIM Services, acquires South Wales wind farm

Comments Off | 07-2-2011

Renewables investment specialist FIM Services has bolstered its onshore wind farm portfolio with the acquisition of a South Wales facility. Oxfordshire-based FIM acquired the Mynydd Portref wind farm from Tegni Cymru Cyf (TCC).
Expected output is 21.6 GWh of renewable energy – sufficient to provide power for about 4,500 homes and save 9,000 tonnes of C02

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Scottish and Southern Energy plc acquires wind farm from Renewable Energy Systems Group

Comments Off | 05-23-2011

Scottish and Southern Energy plc (SSE) has reached agreement on the acquisition of a wind farm close to its existing Keadby power station in North Lincolnshire, from Renewable Energy Systems Group (RES).
The Keadby Wind Farm was developed by RES Group and the 34 turbine project received planning consent in 2008. Once constructed, the project will

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Countrystyle Recycling purchases Halstead Renewable Power Project

Comments Off | 05-3-2011

Countrystyle Recycling Ltd recently acquired the Halstead Renewable Power Project (HRPP) from Glendale Power, and will now forge ahead with the development of an Anaerobic Digestion Plant at the Essex site, for which full planning permission has been granted.
The Halstead Project is an exciting new development for Countrystyle, a renewable power plant that will run

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British Gas New Energy buys assets of Cool Planet Technologies Ltd

Comments Off | 11-19-2010

Centrica plc subsidiary British Gas New Energy Thursday announced the purchase of Cool Planet Technologies Ltd’s assets. British Gas New Energy said it had acquired the renewable energy firm’s assets for about 0.5 million pounds. Cool Planet Technologies Limited is a heat pump installation company. The investment consideration was paid in cash, said British Gas

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Spain’s largest utility firm mulls investment of € 4.8 in the U.K. through 2012 to develop wind-energy parks and power grids

Comments Off | 09-15-2010

Spain’s biggest utility company, Iberdrola SA, Monday reported that it is mulling an investment of 4.8 billion Euros in the UK for the development of renewable energy sources. The firm said it is planning to invest the amount in setting up wind energy parks and power grids in the UK through 2012. Iberdrola SA is

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