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Green Deal: £7000 Home Improvement Scheme comeback?

Green Deal: £7000 Home Improvement Scheme comeback? | Renewable Energy News and Related Topics | Scoop.it
Homeowners could be getting a second chance to take advantage of the Green Deal Home Improvement Scheme.
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Climate change 'affordable' says global commission

Climate change 'affordable' says global commission | Renewable Energy News and Related Topics | Scoop.it
The world economy could be at risk is climate change isn't tackled says the report of a leading group.
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Preparing your house for winter

Preparing your house for winter | Renewable Energy News and Related Topics | Scoop.it
With the sun still shining, it's hard to imagine that in a matter of weeks winter will be here.
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Green energy to power 20,000 Scottish home and whisky distillery

Green energy to power 20,000 Scottish home and whisky distillery | Renewable Energy News and Related Topics | Scoop.it
A £74 million project in Speyside will power more than 20,000 homes and provide heat for a famous whisky distillery.
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Great picnic snack ideas

Great picnic snack ideas | Renewable Energy News and Related Topics | Scoop.it
This summer, if the rain stays away, you'll hopefully have lots of time to enjoy a picnic with all the family. Here's some fun, nutritious snack ideas…
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Great Barrier Reef outlook 'poor.'

Great Barrier Reef outlook 'poor.' | Renewable Energy News and Related Topics | Scoop.it
A new report has revealed that the outlook for Australia's Great Barrier Reef is poor despite conservation efforts - and it's getting worse.
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Renewables generated 15% of UK electricity in 2013

Renewables generated 15% of UK electricity in 2013 | Renewable Energy News and Related Topics | Scoop.it
In 2013, the UK used record levels of green energy, according to Government statistics released last week.
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Bidding process for fracking licences opens this week

Bidding process for fracking licences opens this week | Renewable Energy News and Related Topics | Scoop.it
This week the Government announced a new round of bidding for fracking licences
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Green Deal Home Improvement Fund closes

Green Deal Home Improvement Fund closes | Renewable Energy News and Related Topics | Scoop.it
Due to overwhelming popular demand, the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund (GDHIF) is now closed for applications.
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Help needed to count butterflies!

Help needed to count butterflies! | Renewable Energy News and Related Topics | Scoop.it
The charity Butterfly Conservation is calling on the public to help survey the state of the UK's countryside by counting butterflies.
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Treat your child's teacher the ethical way…

Treat your child's teacher the ethical way… | Renewable Energy News and Related Topics | Scoop.it
It's that time of year again when thoughts turn to what to buy your son or daughter's teacher. Flowers? Chocolates? Smellies?
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UK air quality targets likely to be missed

UK air quality targets likely to be missed | Renewable Energy News and Related Topics | Scoop.it
The government has admitted that the air quality in some of the UK's biggest cities is unlikely to meet EU standards before 2030.
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UK opens up more seabed due to renewable energy demand

UK opens up more seabed due to renewable energy demand | Renewable Energy News and Related Topics | Scoop.it
Thanks to increasing demand from the renewable energy market, The Crown Estate, manager of the UK seabed, has agreed 11 new leasing deals to open up the country's waters.
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New biogas plant for the north-east

New biogas plant for the north-east | Renewable Energy News and Related Topics | Scoop.it
A new £12 million renewable energy plant near Peterhead has been given the go-ahead.
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Giant Amazon observation tower coming to Brazil

Giant Amazon observation tower coming to Brazil | Renewable Energy News and Related Topics | Scoop.it
Building work has begun on a giant observation tower in the heart of the Amazon, designed to monitor climate change.
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Fracking protesters use superglue

Fracking protesters use superglue | Renewable Energy News and Related Topics | Scoop.it
This week, anti-fracking protesters superglued themselves to the main entrance doors of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).
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Charge your phone battery with sweat!

Charge your phone battery with sweat! | Renewable Energy News and Related Topics | Scoop.it
A tattoo that produces power from perspiration has been unveiled at the American Chemical Society Meeting in California.
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Rising economies claim the lead in fighting climate change

Rising economies claim the lead in fighting climate change | Renewable Energy News and Related Topics | Scoop.it
Four of the world's emerging economies - Brazil, South Africa, India and China - have claimed they are far ahead of developed countries in their efforts to slow climate change.
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ECO Volunteering!

ECO Volunteering! | Renewable Energy News and Related Topics | Scoop.it
With six weeks of school holidays to fill, why not take some time out to help and appreciate the environment…..and have fun at the same time!
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Cliensol Energy's curator insight, August 8, 2014 4:06 AM

Enseñar a los niños a apreciar el medio ambiente en vacaciones...

 

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Scientists develop spray-on solar cells

Scientists develop spray-on solar cells | Renewable Energy News and Related Topics | Scoop.it
Considered one of the major scientific breakthroughs of recent years.
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Leslie Pauler Maliepaard's curator insight, August 8, 2014 7:39 AM

Love this sort of scientific breakthrough #Solar

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Half UK voters say renewable energy top priority

Half UK voters say renewable energy top priority | Renewable Energy News and Related Topics | Scoop.it
A new survey has revealed that nearly half of the British public believe investing in renewables is the top priority for energy security.
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Leslie Pauler Maliepaard's curator insight, August 7, 2014 3:41 AM

Each day we are faced with new ground to cover. It's positive viewing these results from the survey.

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Sainsbury's store becomes first powered solely by food waste

Sainsbury's store becomes first powered solely by food waste | Renewable Energy News and Related Topics | Scoop.it
Sainsbury's in Cannock, West Midlands is to become the first retail outlet in the country to come off the National Grid to be powered by food waste alone.
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Fantastic response to Green Deal Home Improvement Fund

Fantastic response to Green Deal Home Improvement Fund | Renewable Energy News and Related Topics | Scoop.it
In the first six weeks alone, more than £43 million worth of vouchers have been issued and well over £50 million applied for.
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£500,000 funding boost for rural community energy projects

£500,000 funding boost for rural community energy projects | Renewable Energy News and Related Topics | Scoop.it
Thirty local renewable energy projects have received funding from the Rural Community Energy Fund (RCEF).
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Are garden water butts increasing malaria risk in UK?

Are garden water butts increasing malaria risk in UK? | Renewable Energy News and Related Topics | Scoop.it
The growing popularity of water butts in this country could be increasing the risk of 'tropical' diseases such as malaria and West Nile virus according to a new report.
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