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Investment analysis: Will Govt renewables crackdown spark last minute inflow ... - Money Marketing

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The Autumn Statement has closed off the final loophole enabling investment in subsidised renewables within a tax shelter like EIS or VCT.
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Ex-Treasury adviser: no real recovery - growth 'hype' masks crash risk - The Guardian

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The Guardian Ex-Treasury adviser: no real recovery - growth 'hype' masks crash risk The Guardian James Meadway, a former UK government policy adviser at the Treasury, has criticised Chancellor George Osborne's claim that newly released GDP figures...
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The Resilience Centre helps town in Gloucestershire generate own energy - The Guardian

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The Guardian The Resilience Centre helps town in Gloucestershire generate own energy The Guardian The Resilience Centre has created a blueprint for community energy by establishing the UK's first scalable, crowd-funded, renewable energy project,...
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Co-operative raises £200000 towards renewable energy projects in Brecon ... - WalesOnline

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Flooding halts progress on Thames hydro power plans

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COMMUNITY hydro schemes to harness energy from the River Thames have hit delays. (Flooding halts progress on Thames hydro power plans: COMMUNITY hydro schemes to harness energy fr...
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Community Hydro scheme secures funding - Green Building Press

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Community Hydro scheme secures funding Green Building Press The Callander Community Hydro scheme is to secure finance from Triodos Bank, Scottish Enterprise's investment arm, the Scottish Investment Bank and Social Investment Scotland to develop a...
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Agenda: The land debate must be moved on from private good, community bad - Herald Scotland

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Agenda: The land debate must be moved on from private good, community bad
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Such funding requires the project to benefit the entire community, not the individual.
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Take a share in new green energy scheme - Lancaster Today

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Take a share in new green energy scheme Lancaster Today A newly formed “Community Benefit Society”, known as Halton Lune Hydro, is making the offer with support from The Co-operative Enterprise Hub to fund the first of two turbines which are...
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Community Hydro Power Plant – Crowdfunded | UKCFA

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RT @localenergysco: @harlaw_hydro @UKCrowdfunding 2 Jul #Community #crowdfunded #hydro power plant http://t.co/YwPiGqe6yy
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Economic Growth: A Social Pathology - CounterCurrents.org

Economic Growth: A Social Pathology CounterCurrents.org Such societies are an “anomaly in history”, having only existed in the last 6,000 years, while “throughout the several million years that recognizable humans are known to have lived, the...
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Call to back Hybdburn hydro energy plant scheme - Lancashire Telegraph

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Call to back Hybdburn hydro energy plant scheme
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The method, where electricity is generated from falling water, will be explained at an event to be held by the Prospects Foundation, and Whalley Community Hydro (WCH), next week.
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Tax relief call for community power - reNews

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Tax relief call for community power
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Community Energy and Development in the UK | The Energy ...

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Can community energy move from being 'soft and cuddly' to a major force within Britain's energy system? The belief that it can was the driver behind the UK's first Community Energy Fortnight, which finished last weekend and ...
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Boost for Harris as wave opportunity arises - Stornoway Gazette

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Stornoway Gazette Boost for Harris as wave opportunity arises Stornoway Gazette Roddy MacLennan, Director of the West Harris Trust's renewables subsidiary, is hopeful the move will provide employment for the communities of West Harris as well as...
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DECC ponders new community energy-only FiT rate - Solar Power Portal

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DECC ponders new community energy-only FiT rate
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The maximum size of community energy projects eligible for the FiT could also be doubled from five to 10MW.
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£400,000 bank loan for Whalley hydro bid

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BOSSES at the Whalley Community Hydro Project have moved a step closer to the start of construction work after accepting a bank loan of £400,000.
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Planners back River Braan hydro scheme - The Courier

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Planners back River Braan hydro scheme The Courier More than 25 letters of objection have been received by the council with regard to the plan, with Dunkeld and Birnam Community Council stating it opposes the scheme based on its “adverse impact” on...
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Shrewsbury weir electricity plans get £19k new funding - BBC News

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Shrewsbury weir electricity plans get £19k new funding
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A group hoping to generate electricity from the River Severn has been awarded £19,000 to carry out further research.
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Community energy schemes: what's holding local people back? - The Guardian

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Community energy schemes: what's holding local people back?
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Since 2008, 5,000 community energy groups like this have been active in the UK, according to the Department for Environment and Climate Change (DECC).
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Will the Community Energy Strategy trigger a revolution? | Forum for ...

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... Strategy for publication early in the new year.
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Crowd funded hydro-scheme reaches target early - Green Building Press

Crowd funded hydro-scheme reaches target early - Green Building Press | community hydro projects | Scoop.it
Crowd funded hydro-scheme reaches target early Green Building Press A community co-operative in Wales has reached its target of raising £273,000 to build two hydro-turbines after being inundated by people wanting to buy into the project.
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Island starts green energy scheme - expressandstar.com

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Island starts green energy scheme
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A community share offer aims to raise a sizeable chunk of the money needed to generate at least 1,100MWh of renewable energy each year on the east coast of Mull.
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One in 4 rural households living in fuel poverty - ITV News

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One in 4 rural households living in fuel poverty
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According to Age UK, health issues associated with fuel poverty cost the NHS £1.36bn annually across the UK. A pensioner suffering from fuel poverty Credit: Age UK.
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“Decentralised Power To The People Energy Revolution” In UK - CleanTechnica

“Decentralised Power To The People Energy Revolution” In UK - CleanTechnica | community hydro projects | Scoop.it
“Decentralised Power To The People Energy Revolution” In UK CleanTechnica From individual consumers to community groups, entrepreneurs, SMEs and FTSE giants, I want them all to consider generating their own energy at real scale, as well as starting...
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Heavy rain a threat to water power project

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A COMMUNITY group behind a hydro power project at Osney Lock is crossing its fingers for low rainfall this winter. (Heavy rain a threat to water power project: A COMMUNITY group behind a hydro power project at Osn...
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