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Adding value to the renewable sector in testing times

Robinson & Lawlor believe their skills add real value to projects that will allow them to continue their growth into 2017 and beyond, despite the unpredictable future of renewables

Adding value to the renewable sector in testing times

Powering the green economy: It's all about investing in renewables
(Thu 22/10)
Helene Winch, investment specialist at renewable energy investment company, Low Carbon, shares her thoughts on divestment and why reinvestment in climate solutions is attractive not only in the fight against climate chan... Read more

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Pledges by top greenhouse gas emitters pile the pressure on other nations
(Mon 19/10)
Over two weeks in December, delegates from nearly every country in the world will gather in Paris for the 21st annual United Nations Climate Change Conference tasked with the ambitious goal of hammering out a binding int... Read more

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Green energy pioneer calls for "level playing field" for renewables
(Tue 06/10)
Britain’s leading green energy company Ecotricity has challenged the Government to scrap subsidies for nuclear power and fossil fuels to create a level playing field after it slashes support for renewable energy.... Read more

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Act now on AD plans to secure the best FiT rates, expert urges
(Wed 23/09)
With just six months to go until the Government implements changes to its Feed-in Tariff (FIT) subsidy scheme, CooperÖstlund is calling for organisations to finalise and commission their anaerobic digestion (AD) project... Read more



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Adding value to the renewable sector in testing times
(Tue 03/11)
Robinson & Lawlor believe their skills add real value to projects that will allow them to continue their growth into 2017 and beyond, despite the unpredictable future of renewables

Powering the green economy: It's all about investing in renewables
(Thu 22/10)
Helene Winch, investment specialist at renewable energy investment company, Low Carbon, shares her thoughts on divestment and why reinvestment in climate solutions is attractive not only in the fight against climate chan

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Pledges by top greenhouse gas emitters pile the pressure on other nations
(Mon 19/10)
Over two weeks in December, delegates from nearly every country in the world will gather in Paris for the 21st annual United Nations Climate Change Conference tasked with the ambitious goal of hammering out a binding int

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Green energy pioneer calls for "level playing field" for renewables
(Tue 06/10)
Britain’s leading green energy company Ecotricity has challenged the Government to scrap subsidies for nuclear power and fossil fuels to create a level playing field after it slashes support for renewable energy.

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Act now on AD plans to secure the best FiT rates, expert urges
(Wed 23/09)
With just six months to go until the Government implements changes to its Feed-in Tariff (FIT) subsidy scheme, CooperÖstlund is calling for organisations to finalise and commission their anaerobic digestion (AD) project

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Top global scientists and business leaders back Paris clean energy plan
(Wed 16/09)
More than 25 world-leading scientists, executives, academics and politicians have called on nations to adopt the Global Apollo Program (GAP) by the time of the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris in December.

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Sustaining AD industry success requires consistent Government policy
(Thu 10/09)
Leading anaerobic digestion operator Tamar Energy has warned the Government to ensure that there is a level playing field for the UK’s waste management solutions, as DECC reviews its tariff regime support for renewable

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Turning ideas into sustainable businesses in developing regions
(Wed 09/09)
Rolf Huber, MD, the Siemens Foundation, explains how the solutions submitted to the Siemens foundation’s ‘empowering people. Award’ are becoming sustainable businesses in developing regions.

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Five myths about solar power and the real facts
(Mon 31/08)
Solar energy and the solar industry has exploded in the last decade, and is today an established and competitive renewable energy source. Despite this (or maybe because of this), solar energy has been surrounded by myths

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Solar industry "undermined" by Government subsidy briefings
(Wed 26/08)
The UK’s solar industry is being “undermined” by briefings from Ministers about imminent cuts to renewable energy subsidies, according to a leading figure in the sector.

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Legal & General chief calls for increased focus on renewable energy
(Wed 19/08)
Nigel Wilson, CEO of leading insurance group Legal & General, discuss how an increased focus on renewable energy will boost the UK’s economy and deliver energy independence for future generations…

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Reusing, the new recycling for the food transit industry
(Wed 19/08)
Joanne Moss, managing director of leading sustainable packaging firm PPS, discusses how reuse rather than recycling is easier to achieve for industry and the supply chain.

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EU is pushing biodiversity offsetting through the backdoor
(Thu 06/08)
Xavier Sol, director of Counter Balance - a coalition of European NGOs monitoring the European Investment Bank, discusses how EU policy-makers are pushing through the practice of biodiversity offsetting.

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Energy policies fall victim to the law of unintended consequences
(Thu 30/07)
Jo Butlin, managing director of energy consultancy Utilyx, discusses the fall-out from the recent announcements from DECC relating to the shake-up of support for the renewable energy sector.

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Energy Secretary Amber Rudd's climate change speech in full
(Fri 24/07)
Addressing the Aviva conference, ‘Climate Change: The Financial Implications' in London this morning, here is the full text of Amber Rudd’s speech.