Green Business UK

UK steel crisis: Green policies 'not the number one issue, by any means'
www.businessgreen.com

Meanwhile the UK's leading manufacturers' association, the EEF, today stressed green energy policies were just one factor impacting the competitiveness of UK heavy industry, and a relatively modest one at that. … In 2014, the government announced a …

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Green utility buys SunEdison's UK rooftop business
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"We see a big future for renewable technology of this scale in Britain – small wind and rooftop solar will allow more people to generate their own power at home, decentralising the energy sector and putting power in the hands of the people," Vince said.

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Report: Brexit could leave UK 'unrestrained by EU environmental rules'
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However, the report appears to largely endorse warnings from the many green businesses and NGOs backing the 'In' campaign, detailing how a vote to leave would bring with it significant risks for environmental policy and arguing the net result of the UK …

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Budget 2016: Green Announcements At-a-glance
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Although one would be hard pushed to describe today's budget as a 'green' one, Chancellor George Osborne made plenty of announcements that will affect – directly and indirectly – the fortunes of the UK's green businesses. Key announcements include the …

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If Hinkley Point doesn't go ahead, it could be lights out for one big …
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Jean-Bernard Lévy, the EDF chief executive, is the man who is pushing for more financial help from the French government and to tie up a few more loose ends that would allow him, finally, to press the green button on Hinkley. Friends of Lévy describe …

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Black Country Garden City to get 45000 new homes
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That means planners will have to avoid the vast homogenous housing estates of the past. Future projects must include better transport links, more green spaces, and allow for small and medium sized businesses to be part of the new developments. They …

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UK to Start £4.2 Billion Green Bank Sale
www.bloomberg.com

U.K. Business Secretary Sajid Javid said the government is starting an auction to sell U.K. Green Investment Bank Plc in a deal that may value the institution at as much as 4.2 billion pounds ($5.9 billion). The government will start a bidding process …

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Top lobbying group in historic green energy U-turn
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This is a major turnaround for an organisation that has historically been criticised by consumer and green groups as a dinosaur protecting the vested interest of incumbent supply companies such as British Gas, SSE and others. Energy UK now officially …

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No more monkey business: why primates should never be pets
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But there are people who want to – an estimated 4,500 primates (which covers apes, monkeys and lemurs, bushbabies and lorises) are privately owned in the UK. While some of these are owned by trained experts and represent specialist breeding groups, …

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