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Green Business

Green Energy UK drops natural gas from its fuel mix
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"Supplying 100 per cent renewable gas and electricity has always been an ambition for Green Energy UK and I'm delighted that we are the first energy supplier in the UK to offer green gas to our existing and new customers," said Doug Stewart, chief …

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Budget 2016: The green business reaction
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[1] We now look towards the government's decision on the fifth carbon budget, the Autumn Statement and its emissions reduction plan to provide confidence that the UK is on the right track to decarbonise cost effectively. We will need a clear strategy …

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U.K. May Water Down Green Reporting Rules in Osborne's Budget
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Aviva joined nine British businesses, including BT Group Plc and Sky Plc, that called for reporting requirements to be maintained because they boost efficiency and productivity. The government has been reviewing requirements since September in a bid to …

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The green business case
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So, without these regulatory drivers in place, is there still a business case for building sustainably? John Alker, director of policy and communications at the UK Green Buildings Council (UKGBC), admits that last summer was a ‚Äúturbulent and quite …

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Can Good Energy really deliver the UK's first subsidy-free wind farm?
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That is the question sparked by news this morning that green energy specialist Good Energy is planning to build the UK's first subsidy-free onshore wind farm at a site near Bude in Cornwall. The updated proposals for the Big Field Wind Farm, official …

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10 green business ideas for London's next mayor
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What do green businesses want from the next London Mayor? That was the question tackled at a fascinating event hosted by the Aldersgate Group last week that I was lucky enough to chair. And coincidentally it is one of the questions I've been asked to …

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In the next six years, businesses will lead the green economy; and UK solar …
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Six years ago, it would have been hard to conceive of 10GWp of solar installed in the UK. But today, the UK is now the largest national solar market in the EU and solar is commonplace in our cities, towns and villages. There are now approaching one …

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Spectacular Northern Lights illuminate sky over UK
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There have been spectacular displays of the Aurora Borealis – better known as the Northern Lights – across parts of the UK overnight. The colourful phenomenon was visible in Scotland and Northern Ireland, but was also spotted as far south as Anglesey …

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