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Sunday 03 June 2012
Treasury officials are drawing up plans for swingeing cuts in state support for onshore wind-farms, it was claimed last night. This is a dramatic move that threatens to undermine David Cameron's claim to lead the greenest government ever.
Monday 07 May 2012
Onshore wind farms, recently under attack from leading conservationists for damaging the countryside, can bring significant economic benefits locally and nationally, as well as contributing to the fight against climate change, a new study claims.
Thursday 26 April 2012
David Cameron today backed the growth of renewable energy as “vital” to the UK's future - but warned green power sources had to be financially sustainable.
Wednesday 25 April 2012
Activists from Greenpeace have plastered the windows of an Apple store in London with a poster protesting against the company's use of coal.
Wednesday 25 April 2012
US tycoon Donald Trump has told the Scottish Parliament that wind farms will destroy tourism.
Friday 13 April 2012
An engineering firm is to create up to 1,000 new jobs after receiving a Government grant to build foundations for offshore wind farms, it was announced today.
Sunday 08 April 2012
David Cameron's attack on solar power subsidy will destroy the industry, say critics, as London prepares for international conference
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.
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