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Video Release: BAFTA nominated Mark Ruffalo’s passionate plea to British PM – Don’t frack UK

Actor Mark Ruffalo, who is nominated for both an Oscar and a BAFTA for his role in the film Spotlight, has sent a passionate plea to British Prime Minister David Cameron to stop fracking in the UK in an exclusive interview with Friends of the Earth. WATCH MARK RUFFALO’S...


Saxlund Wins a Further Major Order within Bioenergy Worth over £2.7 million at Port Clarence

The energy and environmental technology Saxlund has won another large order from Babcock & Wilcox Vølund A / S, Denmark for the delivery of its first-class management of bioenergy projects in Teesside, near Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire. Overall, this means that the company has within 12 months won over £8...


Impax Completes Sale of 206 MW French and German Wind Portfolio to ERG Renew

Impax Asset Management (“Impax” or “the Company”) today announced that a fund managed by the Company has completed the sale of a portfolio of wind assets in France and Germany to ERG Renew, the renewable energy subsidiary of the Italian multi-energy company ERG Group. The sale is part of...


World Energy Council Announces New Partnership with Arup

The World Energy Council has formed a new partnership with Arup who has recently signed an agreement to be a Project Supporter for the World Energy Scenarios flagship study. Christoph Frei, World Energy Council Secretary General, said: “We are pleased to welcome Arup as our newest partner. With a...


Power Post-Paris: Is Constant Change the ‘new normal’?

In the run-up to PennWell’s annual POWER-GEN Europe and Renewable Energy World Europe* in Milan this June, conference director Nigel Blackaby examines the key themes that will drive the debate – with change at the heart of the agenda like never before. The COP21 climate talks in Paris were an important milestone...


Surprise Funding for Zoo’s New Red Pandas

Conservation charity, the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS), has been awarded an additional £25,000 from players of People’s Postcode Lottery. The surprise funding will support the development of an enclosure for two red pandas that are confirmed to arrive at RZSS Edinburgh Zoo later this year. Players of...


International Energy Agency – Photovoltaic Power System Programme (IEA PVPS) Publishes One New Report on “Monitoring and Operations of PV-batteries-Diesel Hybrids”

The need to electrify hundreds of millions has created a market for diesel generators. Due to the price decline of PV system more and more systems are now combining diesel generators with PV plants, so-called hybrid systems. Such hybrid systems are expected to be even more widely disseminated in...

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First Serco ‘wind farm radar’ achieves Full Operating Capability

The UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) has confirmed that the first of five new, or upgraded, Air Defence radars provided by Serco, which prevent wind farms interfering with the UK’s air defence capability, is now fully operational. The Remote Radar Head (RRH) Trimingham in Norfolk gained Initial Operating Capability...

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World-renowned UK Energy Expert Appointed to Catapult Board

Prof. Neil Strachan, an interdisciplinary energy economist at University College London (UCL) Energy Institute, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director of the Energy Systems Catapult. As well as being the Professor of Energy Economics and Modelling at the Energy Institute, Prof. Strachan is also the Institute’s Deputy Director....

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Pass it On Week is Scotland's annual week to encourage people to keep things in use for as long as possible  through passing on, swapping, donating and sharing things they no longer use.
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Scottish Model Eunice Olumide and Miriam Adcock (ZWS Consumer Engagement Team).

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Scottish Supermodel and Environmental Campaigner Eunice Olumide Urges People in Scotland to ‘pass it on’ this March – and Help the Planet

  The average household in Scotland has £4,000 worth of clothes – 30% of which have been unworn for at least a year – yet each household continues to spend an average of £1,700 every year on new clothes. If everyone in Scotland wore their clothes just three months...


Leading Figures from Major Parties Unite to Secure Electoral Reform by 2021

Leading figures from all the UK’s major parties will come together next Monday (8th February) to discuss how to achieve a proportional voting system for Westminster elections by 2021. It follows rumours that Labour and the Liberal Democrats are discussing a potential pact to secure PR after the next General...

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HMRC Consultation on Changes to the Reduced Rate of VAT for Energy Saving Materials

Solar Trade Association Response: “We are pleased to respond to HMRC’s consultation on changes to the reduced rate of VAT for energy saving materials, published on 9th December 2015. It follows a meeting on 14th December at which the STA was invited by HMRC to submit early evidence in support of...


Real Titanic Love Stories for Valentine’s Day

As Valentine’s Day approaches, Titanic Belfast, the world’s largest Titanic visitor experience has uncovered a few of the real Titanic love stories on board. The story of Titanic has captured hearts and minds worldwide, arguably none more so than the love story between Jack and Rose in James Cameron’s TITANIC...

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The 100 Most Overpaid CEOs

Are you concerned about income inequality? Excessive executive compensation is a core contributor to America’s extreme and growing income gap. Join As You Sow, Robert Reich, author of Saving Capitalism: For the Many, Not the Few, and Nell Minow, noted corporate governance expert, as webinar examine CEO pay through As...

How to Promote Your Company’s Charitable Work

How to Promote Your Company’s Charitable Work — Without Being Obnoxious

As a business owner, you’re undoubtedly aware of the importance of your company engaging in charitable work and giving back. Demonstrating social responsibility in the form of charitable donations, both in terms of time and money, creates a more positive public perception among your customers and potential employees, while...