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Report: 100,000 jobs supported by UK renewables

Report: 100,000 jobs supported by UK renewables | UK Renewables | Scoop.it
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Greg Barker MP talks exclusively about the public perception of solar pv

Greg Barker MP talks exclusively about the public perception of solar pv | UK Renewables | Scoop.it
The Rt Hon Greg Barker MP, Minister for energy and climate change, spoke exclusively to Solar Power Portal at last week's Large Scale Solar Event in Cornwall. Here he talks about the potential - and pitfalls - of solar energy.
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First Solar Powered Helicopter Launched

First Solar Powered Helicopter Launched | UK Renewables | Scoop.it
The world's first remote controlled solar powered helicopter has been developed by a team of university students in the UK.
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UK exceeds 0.5 GW PV demand in Q1’13, grabs almost 10% global share

UK exceeds 0.5 GW PV demand in Q1’13, grabs almost 10% global share | UK Renewables | Scoop.it

According to recent NPD Solarbuzz channel checks, supplier surveys, module shipment analysis and updated project pipeline data, the UK is forecast to be the fifth largest PV market globally during quarter one of this year.

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Climate Week Finalist - Howard Johns; Southern Solar Managing Director is shortlisted for Most Inspirational Leader 2013

Climate Week Finalist - Howard Johns; Southern Solar Managing Director is shortlisted for Most Inspirational Leader 2013 | UK Renewables | Scoop.it

Howard Johns began Southern Solar in 2002 as a birthday present to himself; his vision was to create a decentralised energy revolution, powering communities. In so doing, sharing something positive and creative; as opposed to demonstrating against large scale fossil and nuclear power.

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Fallon named as new energy minister - Renewable Energy Installer

Fallon named as new energy minister - Renewable Energy Installer | UK Renewables | Scoop.it

Michael Fallon is to replace the outgoing John Hayes as energy minister at DECC. Michael Fallon, a fellow Conservative, will carry out his new duties alongside his existing role as minister for business and enterprise.

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Solar PV strategy will be finalised in the ‘coming weeks’

Solar PV strategy will be finalised in the ‘coming weeks’ | UK Renewables | Scoop.it
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Brits' love affair with renewables grows ever stronger

Brits' love affair with renewables grows ever stronger | UK Renewables | Scoop.it
DECC survey shows overall support for renewables, including wind farms, has got stronger over the past year
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The 10 Hottest Green Investment Industries - Solar Feeds

The 10 Hottest Green Investment Industries - Solar Feeds | UK Renewables | Scoop.it

There are new innovations and ideas generated each day in the cleantech / green sectors. This article helps to separate the hype from the truly revolutionary breakthroughs. Here is a 2011 article from Research White Paper that reviews ten sectors garnering interest from investors. They asked 100 venture capital investors about what types of sub-sectors they are interested in; here are the 10 sub-sectors they have identified.

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JPCS powers up 90,000 homes with ground mounted solar energy

JPCS powers up 90,000 homes with ground mounted solar energy | UK Renewables | Scoop.it
JPCS has firmly established itself as the leading ground mounted solar PV installer in the UK as it surpasses its 50MWp milestone.
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Lightsource completes UK’s largest rooftop array for Bentley Motors

Lightsource completes UK’s largest rooftop array for Bentley Motors | UK Renewables | Scoop.it
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Solar panels finally produce more energy than it takes to make them, study finds

Solar panels finally produce more energy than it takes to make them, study finds | UK Renewables | Scoop.it
Solar energy has a reputation as being a clean energy source but hasn't earned it — at least not up until now. That's because in a darkly ironic truth, the power used to manufacture solar panels...
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