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Inside Whitehall: Tories now feel climate change scepticism is not just acceptable but advantageous
The planning minister has lost powers over wind farm policy because his brother works for a major turbine manufacturer, it has been disclosed.
Deputy PM wants to more than quadruple industry, but critics say lack of clear targets is holding back confidence
The Thames Estuary construction will generate enough energy to power most homes in Kent
Go-ahead given as Ofgen report warns that risk of energy blackouts has tripled in past year
Radical move could seriously curb growth of onshore wind power provision
MPs will now try to force into the Energy Bill a target date for cleaning up the power sector
An Italian court ordered €1.3bn in mafia assets to be seized from Sicily’s “Lord of the wind” today – the largest such confiscation in the country’s history.
A Swiss adventurer plans to fly his featherweight jumbo jet across America fuelled only by the energy of the Sun
For an hour on Tuesday evening, Barack Obama set out the policies against which the success of his second term as President will be chalked up. Gun control, climate change, equal pay for women and an end to the war in Afghanistan all featured in the State of the Union address, which also put front and centre a pledge to reignite the economy. Reaction this morning is largely favourable, if a touch mild.
Last year the number of wind farms approved by local councils went up for the first time in five years
Prince Charles is to provide an unlikely challenge to the “Big Six” energy companies as he prepares to open a renewable energy plant on his Duchy of Cornwall estate that could, if successful, be the blueprint for further power generation on the land.
David Cameron insisted today that the Government's energy policy has not changed, after a Tory minister attacked the way wind farms were being “peppered” across the countryside.
Ministers are investigating a proposal to outsource the production of wind power to Ireland.