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Household energy consumption cut by nearly a quarter over 6 years
(Fri 16/08)
Household energy consumption across the nation has dropped by nearly 25% between 2005 and 2011, according to a new report by the Office of National Statistics.

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National Grid completes successful Carbon Capture and Storage drilling
(Thu 08/08)
National Grid has successfully completed test drilling of a carbon dioxide storage site in the North Sea – a major milestone in delivering a storage solution for Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS).

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Good Energy falls foul of advertising watchdog... again
(Wed 07/08)
Independent utility firm Good Energy have been forced by the advertising watchdog to drop its marketing claim that it is the “UK's leading 100% renewable electricity supplier”.

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Report finds UK's attitude to shale gas appears to be shifting
(Tue 06/08)
A report by experts at The University of Nottingham has shown that the British public is beginning to warm to the idea of shale gas. This doesn’t mean shale gas is a wildly popular alternative to other forms of energy

REA warns the UK is falling behind on green energy targets
(Thu 25/07)
Official energy statistics published today by the Government confirm that the UK has missed its indicative renewable energy target for 2011-12, according to industry body REA.

Government figures confirm 20% rise in electricity from renewable energy
(Thu 25/07)
Government figures released today in the annual Digest of UK Energy Statistics show that electricity production from renewable energy sources in 2017 was up by almost 20% on the previous year and accounted for over 11% o

DECC back-tracks over bogus Green Deal advert claims
(Wed 24/07)
The beleaguered Green Deal scheme is embroiled in fresh controversy after the Department of Energy and Climate Change agreed to an embarrassing climbdown after it was accused of making false advertising claims.

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South West renewable energy capacity hits 1 Gigawatt
(Tue 02/07)
Renewable energy capacity in South West England has grown by almost 50% in the last year.

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UK falls badly behind on renewable energy targets
(Tue 02/07)
The UK is not on track to meet its 2020 European renewables targets, according to the European Renewable Energy Council (EREC).

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Waste recycling quango put in charge of rural renewable energy scheme
(Fri 28/06)
Rural communities across England that want to generate their own clean green power are to be supported with the launch of a £15 million Government fund.

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Official figures confirm flop Green Deal is a "disaster"
(Thu 27/06)
The first official statistics of take-up of the Government's flagship Green Deal scheme reveals a disastrous launch with not one single household yet benefiting from the energy efficiency programme.

Ofgem report warns of power blackouts within two years
(Thu 27/06)
Energy regulator Ofgem has warned that the risk of power shortages is likely to happen faster than previously expected.

Wind and solar PV electricity generation rises by 30%
(Thu 27/06)
Wind and solar PV electricity electricity generation increased year-on-year by nearly 30%, according to the latest set of statistics from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC).

Independent renewable energy projects now generate £768m-a-year
(Wed 26/06)
Commercial-scale renewable energy projects developed by businesses, communities, farmers and the public sector are now generating £768m worth of electricity a year - enough to power 3.9 million households, according to

Committee on Climate Change calls for more support for renewables
(Wed 26/06)
The Government's independent advisor on climate change has delivered its annual progress report on achieving carbon reduction targets and called for more support for the renewable energy market.











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