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How to disempower the Big Six energy companies - Spectator.co.uk (blog)

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How to disempower the Big Six energy companies
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He's now co-founder of www.thisisthebigdeal.com.
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Green Investment Bank steps in to back onshore wind power - FT.com

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The UK government’s green bank is stepping in to back onshore wind power schemes for the first time as it emerges that several key projects have been battered by the Co-operative Bank fiasco.
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Humber Bridge wind turbine scheme gets go-ahead - Hull Daily Mail

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Humber Bridge wind turbine scheme gets go-ahead
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Mr Grierson said talks were also being held with neighbouring businesses about the possibility of supplying them with electricity generated by the turbines.
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E.ON UK Press Releases : Planning application submitted for the E ...

To help ensure the wind farm has a positive effect on the local area, if consent is given, E.ON will provide a Community Benefit Fund, giving up to £390,000 a year to local community groups and projects.
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Community, crowd and conversion - Renewable Energy Focus

Community, crowd and conversion Renewable Energy Focus From the 1970s Denmark was the birthplace of commercial-scale community wind and owes its onshore wind pre-eminence today to the landowners, farmers and communities who, with official...
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National interest, local problem

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There is a clear and growing tension between national policy on low-carbon energy and local delivery, writes Jo Hannah - Utility Week news centre (Case study in bringing a community with you as you plan a wind farm or 'park' as Ecotricity prefer to...
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The Future of Energy: Why Power Density Matters - Energy Collective

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Energy Collective The Future of Energy: Why Power Density Matters Energy Collective So a back of the envelope calculation will tell you that getting all of their energy needs from onshore wind will require covering half of the UK or Germany in wind...
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Co-operative forced to freeze renewable energy lending - Business Green

Co-operative forced to freeze renewable energy lending - Business Green | community wind projects | Scoop.it
Co-operative forced to freeze renewable energy lending Business Green The Co-op had been expecting to meet, and perhaps surpass, its ethical lending target this year, which includes lending to energy efficiency and large-scale renewable energy...
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MP unhappy with new advice on wind farms

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Local opinion needs be treated with respect and seriousness in the fight against wind farms, an MP has warned. (@LouiseMensch http://t.co/KAnGFjBDR1 Seems just a leash of what ee already have...
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UK Power Storage Investing - Energy and Capital

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UK Power Storage Investing
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If a balance of energy storage can be created, it would solve the peaks and valleys that the British community currently deals with on a regular basis in supply and demand.
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The Olympic park has broken down community barriers. Let's build on this - The Guardian

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The Olympic park has broken down community barriers. Let's build on this
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Getting there, I'd wind down roads full of lock-ups and behind them piles of broken down cars from what seemed like endless breakers' yards.
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Wind Farm Windfall For Community Groups

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Four groups will share the first pot of cash from a community fund set up by the people behind the Armistead wind farm near Old Hutton.
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Wind industry signs up to declaration on community benefits - WalesOnline

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Deputy director of RenewableUK Cymru, Llywelyn Rhys said: “The declaration is a first for the wind industry in Wales.
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Wind turbines could create work with £1.25m community fund for East Durham - Hartlepool Mail

Wind turbines could create work with £1.25m community fund for East Durham - Hartlepool Mail | community wind projects | Scoop.it
Hartlepool Mail Wind turbines could create work with £1.25m community fund for East Durham Hartlepool Mail The finance for the new employability initiative will come from the community benefit funds that will be realised from the five turbine wind...
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Wind of change: How 2013 turned up the heat on community energy production - Co-Operative News

Wind of change: How 2013 turned up the heat on community energy production - Co-Operative News | community wind projects | Scoop.it
Wind of change: How 2013 turned up the heat on community energy production Co-Operative News In December 2013, the number of co-operatives producing electricity and generating income for their communities was approaching 100, with 95 on the...
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Dingwall co-op turbine is a £850000 money-spinner - Ross-Shire Journal

Dingwall co-op turbine is a £850000 money-spinner - Ross-Shire Journal | community wind projects | Scoop.it
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Dingwall co-op turbine is a £850000 money-spinner
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The landowners have hooked up with Sharenergy, a co-op which helps people set up renewable energy co-ops across the UK.
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Wind turbine would help RSPB fight climate change - Biggleswade Today

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Wind turbine would help RSPB fight climate change
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Paul Forecast, the RSPB's regional director for eastern England, said that The Lodge is one of only three reserves which are suitable for a wind turbine.
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No future for fracking: Renewable energy a better bet for corporations - RT (blog)

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RT (blog) No future for fracking: Renewable energy a better bet for corporations RT (blog) At the beginning of August, UK premier David Cameron pledged that certain communities would get 100,000 pounds “immediately” in upfront profit, in...
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David Cameron indicates fewer wind and solar farms in UK - PennEnergy (press release)

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David Cameron indicates fewer wind and solar farms in UK PennEnergy (press release) “In terms of onshore wind, where there's a lot of concern, we have just set out new rules to make sure there are more community benefits and a tougher system,”...
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Medium-sized green projects lack funding, say UK MPs - Financial Times

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Medium-sized green projects lack funding, say UK MPs
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Medium-sized green projects lack funding, say UK MPs. By Jim Pickard.
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Solar Capital chosen as reseller for wind turbine - bdaily

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Solar Capital chosen as reseller for wind turbine
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The Doncaster company is a recognised dominant player in the region, claiming a wealth of knowledge and an ambition to “bring wind energy into the community”.
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This gamble on carbon and the climate could trigger a new financial crisis - The Guardian

This gamble on carbon and the climate could trigger a new financial crisis - The Guardian | community wind projects | Scoop.it
The Guardian This gamble on carbon and the climate could trigger a new financial crisis The Guardian Avoiding dangerous climate change, defined as a temperature rise of 2C, will require the global community to operate within a constrained carbon...
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Proposed Scottish planning policy changes could threaten renewable energy ... - Out-Law.com

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Proposed Scottish planning policy changes could threaten renewable energy ...
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Turbine plans change - Isle of Wight County Press

Turbine plans change
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CONTROVERSIAL plans for two wind turbines on Ministry of Justice land on the edge of Parkhurst Forest have been revised.
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Churchover hall packed for wind farm debate - Local - Rugby Advertiser

Churchover hall packed for wind farm debate - Local - Rugby Advertiser | community wind projects | Scoop.it
The community around Churchover and Cotesbach welcomed a full village hall to debate the McAlpine/RES wind farm proposal. (Churchover hall packed for wind farm debate - The community around Churchover and Cotesbach welcomed a full villag...
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