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Welsh home installs UK's first Tesla Powerwall storage battery

Welsh home installs UK's first Tesla Powerwall storage battery | Ynni Cymru | Scoop.it

Battery could revolutionise UK energy market by enabling people to store excess energy generated from rooftop solar panels

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Vattenfall starts work on UK hybrid wind and solar farm

Vattenfall starts work on UK hybrid wind and solar farm | Ynni Cymru | Scoop.it

Construction will begin on the energy giant’s first UK solar project by the end of this month as Vattenfall looks to boost clean energy generation at existing wind sites

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Great to hear Vattenfall are starting construction!

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Welsh backing WaveSub - reNews

Welsh backing WaveSub - reNews | Ynni Cymru | Scoop.it
reNews Welsh backing WaveSub reNews “Wave energy has a huge potential as a source of renewable energy and I'm encouraged that one of our first projects is supporting advancement in this field.” Marine Power Systems managing director Gareth Stockman...
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Dunvant RFC bids for £12500 from M&S Energy Fund to install solar panels on ... - South Wales Evening Post

Dunvant RFC bids for £12500 from M&S Energy Fund to install solar panels on ... - South Wales Evening Post | Ynni Cymru | Scoop.it
A RUGBY club is hoping to ease the burden of huge electricity bills by bidding for £12,500 to fund solar panels. Dunvant RFC is in the running for the M&S Energy Fund — but they need...
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Good luck Dunvant RFC!

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Renewable Energy gets planning permission for Welsh wind farm - DIGITALLOOK

Renewable Energy Generation said it has been granted planning permission for its Pen Bryn Oer wind farm in Wales.
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Good news for Renewable Energy Generation!

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Welsh car dealer fits solar panels to save six figure sum in electricity costs - AM-online

Welsh car dealer fits solar panels to save six figure sum in electricity costs - AM-online | Ynni Cymru | Scoop.it
A car dealer in Wales has installed solar panels at its dealerships and expects to save about £166,000 in total electricity costs over the next 20 years.
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Saving money and helping the environment - renewables are a no-brainer for &J Motors’ Nissan, Ford and Fiat/Suzuki showrooms in Cross Hands

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Solar, wind and tidal power to generate all our ... - South Wales Evening Post - South Wales Evening Post

Solar, wind and tidal power to generate all our ... - South Wales Evening Post - South Wales Evening Post | Ynni Cymru | Scoop.it
SOLAR panels, tidal power and wind farms would meet all of Wales's long-term electricity needs under a Plaid Cymru administration, the party's shadow energy minister has said.

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Harvesting hill streams of Wales for hydropower - The Guardian

Harvesting hill streams of Wales for hydropower - The Guardian | Ynni Cymru | Scoop.it
Thousands of untapped streams pouring off hillsides hold the promise of generating clean energy and income for local farming communities
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Dulas solar-powered vaccine fridges join Ebola fight 30 years after their ... - WalesOnline

Dulas solar-powered vaccine fridges join Ebola fight 30 years after their ... - WalesOnline | Ynni Cymru | Scoop.it
The latest shipment of Dulas' solar-powered vaccine refrigerators have been sent to Ebola affected Liberia and Sierra Leone
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Inspiring work from Dulas, showing the value of solar power in countries where electricity infrastructure is poor or not available.

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'Environmentally-friendly' school for Llanelli - ITV News

A new, environmentally-friendly school, will be officially opened today in Llanelli.

Ysgol Gymraeg Ffwrnes has been funded jointly by the Welsh Government and Carmarthenshire County Council.
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Great to see Ysgol Gymraeg Ffwrness leading the way with such technologies as including rainwater harvesting, external planting areas and solar panels.

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Tidal lagoon technology gets multimillion-pound boost

Tidal lagoon technology gets multimillion-pound boost | Ynni Cymru | Scoop.it

Gupta family’s investment of around £10m will finance development of the technology in the UK and India

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RWE proves a local hero

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Renewable Energy News, Information and Analysis from reNEWS

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Great benefits from Gwynt y mor 

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Construction Starts on Awel Aman Tawe Community Windfarm - Permaculture Magazine

Construction Starts on Awel Aman Tawe Community Windfarm - Permaculture Magazine | Ynni Cymru | Scoop.it
A community windfarm project, 20 miles from Swansea, Wales, is finally on the road to construction and have now launched a share offer.
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- 23 turbines to built in Radnorshire - News North Wales

- 23 turbines to built in Radnorshire - News North Wales | Ynni Cymru | Scoop.it
THE High Court has upheld permission granting a 23 turbine wind farm to be built on the Radnorshire Hills.
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Public urged to back Ystradgynlais bid for sport cash - South Wales Evening Post

Public urged to back Ystradgynlais bid for sport cash - South Wales Evening Post | Ynni Cymru | Scoop.it
THE sport-loving community in Ystradgynlais are playing their biggest game. The stakes are so high that they want as many supporters as possible to back them as they bid for the prize in their...
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People of Ystradgynlais fingers crossed for the M&S Energy Fund!

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Port of Barry switches on 4.5MW solar farm - Solar Power Portal

Port of Barry switches on 4.5MW solar farm - Solar Power Portal | Ynni Cymru | Scoop.it
Associated British Ports’ (ABP) Port of Barry has energised a 4.5MW solar farm as part of an effort to roll out renewable energy projects across all of its South Wales-based ports.
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Well done ABP!

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Firm keen to assess potential of solar power on Pendine farm - Carmarthen Journal

Firm keen to assess potential of solar power on Pendine farm - Carmarthen Journal | Ynni Cymru | Scoop.it
A SWEDISH energy firm has told Pendine residents that they are now looking to the sun to deliver even more clean power to the area. After 14 years of generating low carbon power from Parc Cynog Wind...
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Vattenfall plans 5-MW solar park near Welsh wind farm - SeeNews Renewables - SeeNews Renewables

Vattenfall plans 5-MW solar park near Welsh wind farm - SeeNews Renewables - SeeNews Renewables | Ynni Cymru | Scoop.it
July 15 (SeeNews) - Swedish energy group Vattenfall AB on Wednesday unveiled plans to develop an up-to-5-MW photovoltaic (PV) system on a site close to its Parc Cynog wind farm in Carmarthenshire, southwestern Wales.The company said that while...
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Great to see Vattenfall developing in the solar sector in South West Wales

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Solar serves South Wales sea ports - reNews

Solar serves South Wales sea ports - reNews | Ynni Cymru | Scoop.it
Lightsource has installed more than 1GW of solar installations across UK
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Well done Lightsource!

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£70m Skerries tidal project gets second lease of life as Atlantis buys Marine ... - WalesOnline

£70m Skerries tidal project gets second lease of life as Atlantis buys Marine ... - WalesOnline | Ynni Cymru | Scoop.it
Tidal power developer Atlantis has announced it has bought a portfolio of projects the Skerries Tidal Stream Array off Anglesey
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Happy to see Atlantis re-starting the Skerries tidal project 

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The value of renewable power construction contracts topped £5.2bn in 2014 - WalesOnline

The value of renewable power construction contracts topped £5.2bn in 2014 - WalesOnline | Ynni Cymru | Scoop.it
Data from Barbour ABI shows that just over 1,000 renewable energy project construction projects were awarded last year
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