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Friday 06 April 2012
Residents of Haworth, home of the Brontës, are furious at plans to build a wind farm nearby
Wednesday 22 February 2012
Amec has announced plans to buy back up to £400m of shares as the engineer to the oil, gas, minerals and metals industries reported a 12 per cent jump in profits for 2011.
Sunday 19 February 2012
Going green never quite loses its capacity to surprise. Things that once seemed obvious turn out not to be. Once, we took it for granted that nuclear power was an environmental disaster story. Once, we thought windmills were a picturesque feature of a fairy-tale Middle Ages. Once, we thought British politics would never be the same because the Green Party won 15 per cent of the vote in the European Parliament elections of 1989.
Friday 17 February 2012
Green energy company Ecotricity has backed The Independent’s campaign to highlight the high prices of the Big Six energy firms by producing an online film which is rapidly going viral.
Thursday 16 February 2012
A £1 billion contract has been awarded for the construction of the first sub-sea electricity link between Scotland and England, energy firms announced today.
Tuesday 14 February 2012
A fire that broke out at the Olympic Park caused no major damage or injuries, London 2012 event organisers and the city's fire brigade said today.
Saturday 11 February 2012
Donald Trump has more reason than most to fear the Scottish wind.
Friday 10 February 2012
During Labour's long economic boom, few in government gave much thought to energy policy. So long as the bills came down – which for years they did because of North Sea gas and the privatised suppliers trimming workforces – politicians were content to allow greater consolidation of the industry. They gave little thought to the future. That complacency must end now.
Thursday 09 February 2012
The Government today unveiled plans for further cuts to solar subsidies, sparking concerns over the future of the industry and thousands of clean-tech jobs.
Friday 03 February 2012
Glass manufacturer Pilkington is to cut production at a UK factory under plans to axe 3,500 jobs worldwide.
Wednesday 25 January 2012
The Government is to fight on after losing its bid in the Court of Appeal to cut subsidies for solar panels on homes.
Wednesday 25 January 2012
The chance to learn with a wide variety of fellow participants at the top of their fields is firing up interest in executive MBAs
Tuesday 24 January 2012
The Government is setting up Britain's first "marine energy park" in the South-west of England as it hopes to address criticisms that its pre-election claim to be the "greenest government ever" was a sham.
Sunday 01 January 2012
Spanish venture is as big as 210 football pitches and has 600,000 mirrors. But there's a dark side
Monday 26 December 2011
A 100ft underwater turbine destined to form part of a major tidal energy project has been installed in the sea around Orkney.
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A nation of inequality: How the UK is failing to feed its most vulnerable people
Australian man punched in the face for defending Muslim women from abuse on train
EU referendum: David Cameron to deny EU migrants and under-18s the chance to vote
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