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Thursday 22 December 2011
The slashing of the feed-in tariff for solar power has been ruled unlawful; today MPs claim the plans could be 'fatal' to the industry
Friday 16 December 2011
Government plans to slash solar power subsidies were dealt a blow yesterday, after a High Court judge ordered an urgent hearing into the move.
Thursday 15 December 2011
The discovery of vast fountains of methane spewing into the atmosphere (report, 13 December), terrifying though this revelation is, merely represents the latest in a series of climate-change phenomena whose speed of development has been dangerously understated by mainstream climate policy analysts.
Thursday 01 December 2011
Services company Carillion has warned 4,500 staff that their jobs are at risk following plans to halve subsidies on solar power.
Monday 21 November 2011
The Duke of Edinburgh condemned on-shore wind farms as "a disgrace" and accused those who support them of believing in a "fairytale".
Thursday 20 October 2011
Offshore wind farms are set to receive more subsidies than previously planned in the next few years under proposals from the Government today.
Friday 02 September 2011
Britain's solar sector is reeling from an overhaul of the Government incentives offered to those installing the technology, the head of the industry's trade association warned yesterday.
Saturday 20 August 2011
Wednesday 17 August 2011
Energy giant Scottish Power is to create 1,500 jobs in Scotland as it upgrades its electricity network over the next 10 years.
Wednesday 03 August 2011
Britain's biggest coal-fired power plant – and thus one of the country's environmental headaches – could be transformed into a crucial renewable energy resource, its operator said yesterday, but only if government subsidies for such plants are increased.
Tuesday 12 July 2011
More than 2,500 wind turbines will be installed around the coast over the next nine years under plans to be set out today by the Government.
Thursday 07 July 2011
The forecast for Cornwall is patchy: clouds, showers, even rain.
Saturday 02 July 2011
British Gas has been fined £1m after it miscalculated how much of the electricity that it supplies to its business customers had come from renewable sources.
Friday 10 June 2011
Friday 10 June 2011
Outlook The announcement of new and, for the most part, substantially lower feed-in tariffs for solar-power projects will come to be seen as another black mark on the Coalition Government's record on climate change – and a huge missed opportunity.
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