ScottishPower Set to Produce 100% Electricity from Wind Power

ScottishPower has become the first vertically integrated energy company in the UK to leave coal and gas generation and shift to 100% of electricity generation from clean wind power. The transition will be complete after the sale of its traditional generation business to Drax for £702 million.

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Wales-Ireland Electricity Interconnector Gets Go-Ahead

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Wales-Ireland electricity connector, the Greenlink interconnector received the go-ahead from Ireland’s electricity regulator, the Commission for the Regulation of Utilities (CRU). Continue reading

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A Solar Battery Could Bring Electricity to Rural Areas

Solar energy is featured with the dropping of prices due to which the source is progressively getting more popular. However, a home-powered by the Sun wouldn’t be free from the grid as the solar panels don’t store energy for later use. Continue reading

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Is Green Electricity Really Green?

Renewable energy sources are green, but the technologies that are used to transform them into usable energy; are they always environmental-friendly? Continue reading

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Cow Manure Helps Farm Achieve 100% Green Electricity

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An ever-increasing quest to find solutions for rising power costs brought dairy farmer, Quentin Moxey closer to an innovative solution. Continue reading

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Colossal Coal Plant Pioneers in Converting to Green Energy

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Many nations, including the UK and the US, are moving away from coal. In light of other energies getting cheaper and with stringent environmental regulations, the story seems to be the same worldwide. Continue reading

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Churches Commit To Clean Electricity To Combat Climate Change

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As global warming concerns increase worldwide, over 5,500 churches across the UK have converted to renewable power to combat climate change. In the context, some of the UK’s most famous cathedrals have also placed faith in clean electricity with church leaders encouraging more to follow suit. Continue reading

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UK Produced Around 30% of Electricity Through Renewables

UK Government’s official data projects that around 30% of electricity is generated from clean and renewable sources. In the context, in 2014, UK renewables had hit around 19.2% of electricity supply. Continue reading

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Can Green Electricity Generation Alone Curb Global Warming?

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The countries committed to the Paris Agreement have made pledges to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, but can they curb the devastating climate change? The authors of a new report highlight concerns of the continued use of fossil fuels for industrial processes, power vehicles, and heating buildings, as their usage could push CO2 emissions beyond manageable levels. Continue reading

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Vegan Electricity Supply? Ecotricity Offers Green Alternative

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Imagine animal products lurking in electricity, a British power company highlights this fact and also decides to give consumers a choice by offering the world’s first vegan electricity. UK based Ecotricity, a renewable energy company professed that around half of the British homes were powered by electricity made from animal byproducts. And, announced that its electricity and gas would reportedly be certified vegan. Continue reading

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