Renewable energy set to power district’s electric vehicle charging points

A firm generating electricity from wind farms off the Whitstable and Herne Bay coast will install 12 electric vehicle (EV) charging points across the district after winning a contract from...

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Renewables posted record share of UK power in Q3 2018

Renewables provided almost one-third of the UK’s total power output in Q3 2018, a record high for that period of the year, boosted by the summer’s heatwave and high wind speeds.That performance...

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CSIRO/AEMO study says wind, solar and storage clearly cheaper than coal

Australia’s leading scientific research group and the country’s energy market operator have released a benchmark study that shows the cost of new wind and solar – even with hours of storage – is...

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Vattenfall to install maiden UK wind-powered EV chargers

Vattenfall is to install its maiden electric vehicle charging stations in the UK after clinching an agreement with contracting firm BMM Energy Solutions and South Norfolk Council.And those charge...

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An ‘evolution’ in renewable energy

GENERAL Electric (GE), the American multinational conglomerate, is close to completing the world’s first commercial wind project with integrated power storage.

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Want The Cheapest Electricity? Build Solar And Wind Farms, Not Coal Power Plants

  • falling technology costs have pushed the cost of the renewable energy sectors below coal and gas, even in China and India, where until recently, coal was king.
  • as electric vehicle manufacturing...
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'Substantial' pipeline of renewables could fill the gap left by Moorside collapse

Energy secretary Greg Clark has said the UK’s “substantial” pipeline of renewable energy projects could offer a replacement to the capacity lost by the scrapping of Toshiba’s plans for a new...

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Batteries will replace California gas plants as PG&E proposal approved

A proposal by Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), one of California’s three main investor-owned utilities (IOUs) to deploy large-scale energy storage to replace peaking natural gas plants has been...

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Labour takes aim at 'environmentally reckless' policy as government defends renewables record

The UK government is being “environmentally reckless” and not acting on the “tremendous economic opportunities” offered by new generation technologies like tidal and floating wind turbines,...

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UK reaches major decarbonisation ‘milestone’ as renewables capacity leapfrogs fossil fuels

The UK has reached a “major milestone” in its decarbonisation of the power sector, having witnessed renewables capacity exceed that of fossil fuel generation.The statistic has been reported by...

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