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SunEdison acquires Mark Group to target UK solar market
(Tue 21/07)
SunEdison, the world's largest renewable energy development company, has acquired Leicester-based Mark Group, the UK’s leading full service energy solutions provider and a SunEdison solar sales and installation partne

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Charities call for Scottish alternative to Chancellor's Roads Fund
(Mon 20/07)
Seven charities have called for a Scottish alternative to the Roads Fund for England, which was announced by Chancellor George Osborne in his Summer Budget 2015, and will see Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) – a tax on pollut

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Nuclear regulator says Defence chiefs are breaking the law on radioactive waste
(Mon 20/07)
The Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) has accused UK defence chiefs of breaching Health and Safety legislation by failing to protect the public from the risk of radioactive waste from one its atomic weapons bases.

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Over 200 firms urge Chancellor to rethink axing zero carbon homes
(Mon 20/07)
More than 200 businesses from the construction, property and renewable energy industries have today urged the Chancellor to reconsider the Government’s sudden U-turn over the long-established zero carbon homes policy.

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UK's first not-for-profit energy supplier looks to support renewables
(Thu 16/07)
A new independent energy supply company, the first in the UK operating on a non-profit distributing basis, plans to be selling low-carbon heat and electricity to tenants in 200,000 homes across Scotland by 2020.

London Mayor reveals air pollution caused 9,500 deaths in a year
(Wed 15/07)
The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has published the world’s first report to use updated methods to paint an accurate picture of the true health and economic impacts of air pollution.

Offshore wind project creates £8.6m fund to boost local economy
(Wed 15/07)
The developers of the Navitus Bay project have announced the creation of £8.6 million in funding for skills and supply chain engagement as part of its commitment to maximise the benefits felt across the South Coast from

Pioneering energy storage project receives green light for EU funding
(Wed 15/07)
The European Union has agreed to provide financing of up to €6.47 million for Gaelectric’s compressed air energy storage (CAES) project near Larne in Northern Ireland.

Primary school builds ultra-efficient library building
(Wed 15/07)
A brand new eco-building has been opened at St John’s Primary School in Basingstoke, Hampshire. The radically efficient "Schoolhaus" building will be used as a library for the children as well as a community space fo

Shale gas task force calls for tighter industry regulations
(Wed 15/07)
The Task Force on Shale Gas has released its latest report on the impact of a fracking industry on the UK, with a specific focus on assessing local environmental and health impacts.

RSPB urges gardeners to cut back on cutting back to give nature a hand
(Wed 15/07)
The RSPB is encouraging people to Give Nature a Home this summer by allowing their gardens to grow.

Digital campaign launched to help shoppers reduce food waste
(Tue 14/07)
Electrical retailers AO.com have unveiled a new campaign designed to help tackle the food waste epidemic in the UK, currently costing the country an estimated £19bn every year.

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Wales and Scotland rush through onshore wind farm approvals
(Mon 13/07)
The Scottish Government has delivered planning consent for a wind farm in Kennoxhead, South Lanarkshire, as Whitehall withdraws subsidy support for the onshore wind sector.

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Scotland delivers £500k for community renewable energy projects
(Mon 13/07)
Communities from inner city Glasgow to western Harris are set to benefit from £500,000 in funding for demonstrator projects designed to encourage the use and local ownership of renewable energy.

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Crossrail rubble reused to create nature reserve island
(Mon 13/07)
A landmark environmental project made possible due to a unique partnership between Crossrail and the RSPB reached a significant milestone this weekend.











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