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Special share to protect Green Investment Bank's environmental role
www.bbc.co.uk

The environmental role of the Green Investment Bank, after it is privatised, is to be protected by a so-called "golden share". UK Business Secretary Sajid Javid has conceded there should be a block on any move away from funding green projects …

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Engineers warn of looming UK energy gap
www.businessgreen.com

The UK is facing an unprecedented “energy gap” in a decade's time, according to engineers, with demand for electricity likely to outstrip supply by more than 40 per cent, which could lead to black outs . … Attempts to encourage energy efficiency …

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Brexit would damage UK environment, warn senior experts
www.businessgreen.com

The letter is signed by 14 green policy experts, all with extensive experience of UK-EU negotiations, including former chief executive of the Environment Agency Baroness Young, former director-general of the National Trust Dame Fiona Reynolds and …

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UN urges business leaders to double investment in green energy by 2020
www.theguardian.com

The United Nations urged global business leaders on Wednesday to double investment in wind and solar energy to $600bn (£400bn) a year by 2020. One month after the Paris climate agreement, Ban Ki-moon, the UN secretary general, told business leaders …

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£40m drives green car revolution across UK
bdaily.co.uk

Four cities across the UK have been awarded significant funds to promote green vehicle technology after bidding for a share of a multi-million pot created to support the launch of plug-in electric cars. Nottingham, Bristol, Milton Keynes and London are …

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Irish duo to build 15000 low-cost 'green' apartments in UK, Spain and Chile
www.independent.ie

O'Neill said WeLink will establish at least three factories in Britain, each employing 100 people full-time. The company, which is advised by PwC, currently employs 45 people in seven countries, and is also involved in €400m of UK solar energy projects …

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UK energy storage tipped to exceed 1.6GW by 2020
www.businessgreen.com

"We need to do more on storage regulation, we're aware of it," she told an audience of green business leaders. "We are going to be working to regulate it in a way that does give the incentives that was needed, because storage is a very important part …

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How Powervault's home energy storage system could boost UK's embattled solar …
www.businessgreen.com

Power storage technologies are often touted as the Holy Grail for delivering the clean energy system required if the UK is to truly decarbonise its economy. But they are not, perhaps, something you'd think of putting in your home. However, home energy …

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