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Prestigious green energy awards announces 2017 call for entries

Ashden is today launching its call for entries for the 2017 Ashden Awards, offering the chance for pioneers helping to create a low-carbon UK to receive global recognition for their efforts.

Prestigious green energy awards announces 2017 call for entries
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Ground-breaking eco project top of the bill at Reading Festival
(Tue 25/08)
Tens of thousands of festival-goers head to Reading Festival over the August Bank Holiday weekend each year and after, many leave behind their camping equipment.... Read more

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Clothes from yesteryear inspire sustainable fashion range
(Wed 22/07)
A master’s student from Nottingham Trent University took inspiration from her mother’s wardrobe to research a new clothing collection which combats the culture of fast fashion.... Read more

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All-electric Nissan Leaf supports Bristol Green Capital 2016
(Thu 16/07)
A fleet of five 100% electric Nissan LEAFs has been lined up to provide the driving force behind Bristol’s year-long stint as Europe’s Green Capital.... Read more

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Sweltering Britain triggers surge in solar power generation
(Thu 02/07)
As Britain sweats through a mini heatwave, new analysis predicts that solar will be supplying 15% of the nation’s power demand by the end of the week.... Read more



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Prestigious green energy awards announces 2017 call for entries
(Tue 08/09)
Ashden is today launching its call for entries for the 2017 Ashden Awards, offering the chance for pioneers helping to create a low-carbon UK to receive global recognition for their efforts.

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Ground-breaking eco project top of the bill at Reading Festival
(Tue 25/08)
Tens of thousands of festival-goers head to Reading Festival over the August Bank Holiday weekend each year and after, many leave behind their camping equipment.

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Clothes from yesteryear inspire sustainable fashion range
(Wed 22/07)
A master’s student from Nottingham Trent University took inspiration from her mother’s wardrobe to research a new clothing collection which combats the culture of fast fashion.

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All-electric Nissan Leaf supports Bristol Green Capital 2016
(Thu 16/07)
A fleet of five 100% electric Nissan LEAFs has been lined up to provide the driving force behind Bristol’s year-long stint as Europe’s Green Capital.

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Sweltering Britain triggers surge in solar power generation
(Thu 02/07)
As Britain sweats through a mini heatwave, new analysis predicts that solar will be supplying 15% of the nation’s power demand by the end of the week.

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UK's AD and biogas industry reaches key green energy milestone
(Wed 01/07)
A new food waste plant in South Wales marks a major milestone for the UK renewable energy sector as it becomes the industry’s 400th operational anaerobic digestion (AD) plant.

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Scotland to host emergency summit in fight to protect onshore wind sector
(Mon 29/06)
The Scottish Government is to convene an emergency summit early next month to discuss the impact of the UK Government’s decision to end onshore wind support.

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Major cities unite for 24 hours to help tackle climate change impacts
(Wed 17/06)
Major cities across six continents including national capitals such as Beijing, Washington DC, New Delhi, Addis Ababa and London will unite for 24 hours tomorrow.

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Robert Redford to urge global leaders to tackle climate change
(Tue 16/06)
Hollywood actor Robert Redford will speak before the United Nations next week to call for the global need to act on climate change.

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Ashden Awards celebrate UK's sustainable energy pioneers
(Thu 11/06)
Organisers of the Ashden Awards have this evening honoured the leading sustainable energy trailblazers for their work in tackling climate change and increasing energy efficiency.

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Hydropower firm lands key low carbon innovation award
(Tue 09/06)
Edinburgh-based Scottish hydropower company Water Engine Technologies have become Scotland’s first recipient of a €20,000 Climate KIC award following their presentation at Cleantech Innovate Scotland in Glasgow this

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AD event to showcase UK surge in anaerobic digestion and biogas
(Mon 08/06)
UK AD & Biogas 2016 will demonstrate that it’s time to step on the gas with anaerobic digestion (AD) – and industry trade body ADBA has added two new board members to do just that.

Renewable energy must be key component of US energy policy
(Mon 01/06)
Energy industry leaders will meet today in Washington D.C., to discuss renewable energy as an important component of US energy policy – key to addressing the issues of climate change, energy security, and economic deve

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Whisky waste discovery fuels top award for green scientist
(Thu 28/05)
The scientist who produced the first of a new generation of fuels from whisky industry waste has been honoured at the inaugural Scottish Renewables Young Professionals Green Energy Awards.

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Search is on for Britain's brightest solar powered street
(Fri 15/05)
SunEdison, the world's largest renewable energy development company, today announced the search for #BritainsBrightestStreet to mark the launch of the new SunEdison Energy Saver Plan, a way for homeowners to go solar an