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Ikea self-imposes ambitious renewable energy target: 100% by 2020

October 26, 2012
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Swedish furniture giant Ikea plans to set the standard for multinational corporations by sourcing all of the power that it uses in its operations from renewable energy  by the year 2020, according to its “People & Planet Positive” sustainability strategy. In recognising that making this swift and decisive move to clean energy will not only [...]

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Solar PV to be included in UK clean energy roadmap from this year

October 4, 2012
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For the first time, solar photovoltaics (PV) will be included in this year’s “renewable energy roadmap” for the UK, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF). Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) feed-in tariffs review chief Alisdair Grangier said the government will also release details about its strategy for solar PV in the coming [...]

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Growing number of businesses turning to renewables: BNEF

September 26, 2012
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The number of businesses taking a serious interest in renewable energy is increasing, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance’s (BNEF) 2012 Corporate Renewable Energy Index (CREX). The CREX is a ranking of over 300 global corporations who have procured a portion or all of their power from renewable sources. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post [...]

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UK renewable energy capacity will equal conventional generation capacity by 2025

September 26, 2012
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In an optimistic forecast for the UK’s renewables sector, a report by alternative energy analysts at GlobalData have predicted renewable energy capacity in the UK will pull alongside conventional, ‘thermal’ generation capacity such as coal and gas by the year 2025, thank primarily to strong government support. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on [...]

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The Green Deal: How it Works

May 3, 2012

Long heralded by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) as the flagship policy in making this government the ‘greenest ever’; The Green Deal is set for activation in September of 2012. Let’s take a look at how it pledges to bring cost effective home efficiency measures to the majority of properties across the [...]

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