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Biogas And Its Role In The Upcoming Gas Revolution Took Centre Stage At EBA Conference 2016

Biogas And Its Role In The Upcoming Gas Revolution Took Centre Stage At EBA Conference 2016

The latest edition of the EBA Conference took place in Ghent, Belgium this week bringing together more than 200 delegates. The programme, with contributions by a record number of 47 speakers , 19 exhibitors and 33 poster presenters , was attended by stakeholders coming from 29 different countries. 56 participants joined the...


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Why aren’t business rate reforms doing more for climate change?

It seems impossible for our fight against climate change to advance more than three steps without taking at least two back, and then stopping completely for us to adjust our sunscreen and waders. Even as the UK’s highest profile sceptics crack under record levels of heat, and admit that...


Quick And Small Mobile Generator For Reliable Signalling Power Launched By Aggreko

Quick And Small Mobile Generator For Reliable Signalling Power Launched By Aggreko

An all new 60kVA mobile generator that achieves stable two-phase voltage power for signalling projects and infrastructure maintenance in the rail sector has been released by Aggreko. Aggreko has launched a new 60kVA mobile generator to achieve stable two-phase voltage power for signalling projects and infrastructure maintenance in the rail...


Climate Bonds Initiative Partnership Program Gains Newest Member In Allen & Overy

Climate Bonds Initiative Partnership Program Gains Newest Member In Allen & Overy

Allen & Overy are proven experts in providing legal council for landmark green bond issuances, this includes the first four international issuances of green bonds from India. Allen & Overy advised Axis Bank’s maiden Rule 144A /Regulation S green bond, the first Asian bank issuance to be certified under the...


European Social Innovation Competition: ‘Integrated Futures’ Selects 10 Finalists

European Social Innovation Competition: ‘Integrated Futures’ Selects 10 Finalists

The finalists of the 2016 European Social Innovation Competition have been selected from a shortlist of 30 and a total of more than 1000 applicants from 36 countries. This year’s theme ‘Integrated Futures’ sought ideas with the potential to address the reception and integration of refugees and migrants in Europe, enabling them...


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Solar Kingdom Ltd Shortlisted For Prestigious Award

Solar Kingdom Ltd, a small Edinburgh Renewables business has been nominated for the second year in a row in the prestigious Solar Power Portal Awards taking place next week. Last year they won the Best Integrated Renewables System category, and this year are nominated for the Best Residential PV Project. They...


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#TeamGirl Campaign Launched By World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts

The first #TeamGirl campaign has been launched today by the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) to highlight International Day of the Girl Child, which takes place on 11 October 2016. A global movement spanning 146 countries and reaching 10 million girls and women, WAGGGS is calling on girls globally...


£20 Million To Be Raised By Ceres Power

£20 Million To Be Raised By Ceres Power

Ceres Power, a world leader in low cost next generation fuel cell technology, has announced that it is set to raise £20 million following a proposed placing. Ceres Power Holdings plc (AIM: CWR) announces a proposed placing to raise approximately £20.0 million, (£19.4 million net of estimated expenses), by...


Bluefield Advised On £217m Solar Portfolio Refinancing By Burges Salmon

Bluefield Advised On £217m Solar Portfolio Refinancing By Burges Salmon

Burges Salmon, the independent UK law firm, has advised investment company Bluefield Solar Income Fund on the £217 million refinancing of a portfolio of solar parks onto a long-term whole-business style debt platform. Bluefield SIF Investments Limited entered into a £187 million long-term debt facility provided by Aviva and a £30...


Blackpool Tower Aiming To Cut Water & Energy Usage With Innovative New Trial

Blackpool Tower Aiming To Cut Water & Energy Usage With Innovative New Trial

Minimise solutions have be chosen by Merlin Entertainments to complete a water and energy efficiency and compliance review of the iconic Blackpool Tower. A report analysing all data will be provided by EEVS Insight, the UK leader in IPMVP measurement and verification services and will be released following the trial....


Reduction In Carbon Emissions Among Universities But 2020 Won't Be Met

Reduction In Carbon Emissions By Universities But 2020 Won’t Be Met

According to research released by sustainability consultancy Brite Green, English universities have made steps forward in reducing carbon emissions in the academic year ending in 2015. However, targets in this sector are unlikely to be met. Higher education emissions dropped in 2014/15 but still remain well above the target figures. The higher...


150 Solar Panels To Be Installed On Gloucester Cathedral

150 Solar Panels To Be Installed On Gloucester Cathedral

Gloucester Cathedral is becoming a pioneer in renewable energy as it becomes the oldest cathedral in the UK, maybe even the world, to install a commercial sized solar PV system on its roof. Following a highly-competitive tendering process, the Cathedral has awarded Gloucestershire-based Mypower this ground-breaking contract. The historic grade 1...


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Lidl UK To Stop Selling Single-use Plastic Carrier Bags 1st July 2017

The UK’s fastest growing supermarket over the last year, Lidl UK, has pledged today to remove single-use plastic carrier bags from sale across all stores in England, Wales and Scotland from 1st July 2017 onwards. The move away from single-use carrier bags demonstrates Lidl’s commitment to reduce unnecessary plastic...


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Summit On Creating Sustainable Companies Is Launched Today

Frank Bold is hosting the Creating Sustainable Companies Summit today bringing together leading thinkers, businesses, policymakers and civil society in Brussels to uncover the future for the next generation of corporations and future of corporate governance. Keynote speeches will be delivered by Věra Jourová, EU Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality; John...


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CDL Is Asia’s Top Singapore Company and Property Developer For Third Time

For the third consecutive year, City Developments Limited (CDL) has been awarded, in the Channel NewsAsia Sustainability Ranking, as the Top Property Developer in Asia and Top Singapore Corporation. It has climbed to the second spot in the list of top 100 most sustainable companies in Asia , up from the sixth...