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Renewable Energy Focus - Wind energy market is consolidating - F&S

The wind energy market is poised for greater consolidation which will see the emergence of fewer, but stronger, participants, according to analysts Frost & Sullivan.
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news-sustainability | subject network from Scotland's Colleges

The Sustainability Subject Network from Scotland's Colleges provides opportunities for debate, discussion, collaboration and sharing information.

It has information for every Sustainability practitioner, and provides support, advice and guidance on the crucial issues associated with your subject. Please visit for regular news.

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Huhne: 'Wind turbines are certainly here to stay'

Huhne: 'Wind turbines are certainly here to stay' | Energy and Sustainability | Scoop.it
Energy secretary and green businesses launch fight back against critics of government's renewables polices...
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California Hits Solar Energy Milestone

California Hits Solar Energy Milestone | Energy and Sustainability | Scoop.it
Only five countries, including Germany and Japan, have reached the one-gigawatt milestone.
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Major Energy Conference Attracts Widespread Interest

A major conference and exhibition on 16 and 17 November will promote Shetland’s exceptional renewable energy resources to specialists from all over Europe.
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Carbon capture plan for Peterhead

Carbon capture plan for Peterhead | Energy and Sustainability | Scoop.it
Two large energy firms agree to work together to develop carbon-capture and storage - if they can get the UK government funding.
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Report backs Scots green energy

Report backs Scots green energy | Energy and Sustainability | Scoop.it
A new report backs Scotland's renewable energy policies, days after a major finance company warned businesses against investing in the sector.
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A study into the recovery of heat from power generation in Scotland

This study examines the technical and financial prospects for recovery of heat from four sites used for large scale fossil fuel power generation in Scotland and then explores policies that could help make the recovery of heat a more practical option.
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Warning on '£376bn oil potential'

Warning on '£376bn oil potential' | Energy and Sustainability | Scoop.it
The offshore oil and gas industry could still generate more than £376bn in revenues if action is taken, according to a report.
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£103m boost for renewable energy

£103m boost for renewable energy | Energy and Sustainability | Scoop.it
Chancellor George Osborne announces an additional £100m of funding for renewable energy in Scotland.
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Offshore Wind Logistics 2012 by Hanson Wade

Offshore Wind Logistics 2012 by Hanson Wade | Energy and Sustainability | Scoop.it
The new phase of offshore wind farm development provides a huge commercial opportunity for wind developers. Investors are being put off by the new risks associated with working in deeper waters, further from shore and with bigger equipment.
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Sustainability Illuminating Practice | subject-networks | sub-net

Scotland's Colleges exists to support, represent and promote Scotland's colleges who are at the forefront of lifelong learning, education, training and skills.
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Analysis: Why renewables are the key to building a future of clean, low-carbon energy - Cartoon - Scotsman.com

If Struan Stevenson thinks creating tens of thousands of jobs, attracting investment and tackling climate change is detrimental to this country then it shows just how out of touch he is.

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College leads 1,000 apprentice plan - Industry - Scotsman.com

Edinburgh’s Jewel & Esk College is launching an engineering and clean technology centre today which will create more than 1,000 apprenticeships in the energy and oil and gas sectors.
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World headed for irreversible climate change in five years, IEA warns

World headed for irreversible climate change in five years, IEA warns | Energy and Sustainability | Scoop.it
If fossil fuel infrastructure is not rapidly changed, the world will 'lose for ever' the chance to avoid dangerous climate change...
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No desire to pay for renewables - Politics - Scotsman.com

A poll of Scots has found that an overwhelming majority would not be prepared to pay more for their energy to guarantee that it came from renewable sources like wind, wave and solar.

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Plans are submitted for yet another wind farm - Local Headlines - Berwickshire News

The eastern Lammermuirs and A1 corridor in Berwickshire is proving a magnet for wind farm developers and the latest planning application, submitted last week by RES is for 15 turbines, each with a maximum height to the tip of blade of 100m.

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Deal on renewables in Abu Dhabi

First Minister says collaboration with innovators will yield great results for all.
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Scots ‘can cash in’ on £375bn oil bonanza - Edinburgh, East & Fife - Scotsman.com

Scots ‘can cash in’ on £375bn oil bonanza - Edinburgh, East & Fife - Scotsman.com | Energy and Sustainability | Scoop.it

Scotland's North Sea oil and gas industry can deliver a £376 billion bonanza over the next 40 years and secure Aberdeen as “one of the global energy capitals” of the future, according to a report published today.

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Institution of Civil Engineers - Enabling the potential of marine renewable resources and networks to be realised

Institution of Civil Engineers - Enabling the potential of marine renewable resources and networks to be realised | Energy and Sustainability | Scoop.it
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