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The Global Offshore Wind Health & Safety Organisation : New Branding For G9

The Global Offshore Wind Health & Safety Organisation : New Branding For G9

From today the G9 Offshore Wind Health and Safety Association (G9) will be known as the G+ Global Offshore Wind Health & Safety Organisation (G+). Since its formation in 2012, the G9 has taken a leading role in facilitating health and safety improvements in the offshore wind industry. The importance...


Decarbonising UK Homes And The Role Of Heat Networks

Decarbonising UK Homes And The Role Of Heat Networks

‘Too hot to handle? How to decarbonise the way we heat our homes‘ is a new report published by think tank Policy Exchange which states that heat networks are good value and crucial to decarbonising domestic heating in the UK. The report reveals that greenhouse gas emissions from domestic...


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Investing In Solar Panels

For UK businesses, there is no better time than now to consider investing in commercial solar panels to produce energy for your business premises. Recent government legislation has been introduced with the aim of reduce UK CO2 emissions by 80% by 2050, and in order to achieve this a...


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Three Energy Efficient Home Renovations That Won’t Break the Bank

More likely than not, most homeowners want to invest in a more energy efficient household. However, the same homeowners are held back by the types of energy efficiency myths that have made their way into the mainstream, including: – Thinking that energy efficiency represents a sacrifice in terms of...


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How to Make Sure Your Next Startup Investment is a Sustainable One

Investing in startups is a risky venture. You have to believe in the idea before you can commit to it. Unlike investing in a blue chip company, there’s no guarantee that your startup will still be there in five years. One aspect of an investment you must consider is...


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Healing Gardens Prove Invaluable in Recovery of Thousands

Wherever you look, you can find an inexplicable link between humans and the environments in which we live. Thousands of sick and recovering individuals in hospitals and care facilities all over the country have discovered this firsthand in recent years through the use of healing gardens. What are Healing...


Beth Thoren To Be Appointed Deputy CEO At ClientEarth

Beth Thoren To Be Appointed Deputy CEO At ClientEarth

Beth Thoren has been appointed deputy CEO at Environmental lawyers ClientEarth, taking up the post on 26 September after four years at the RSPB as Director of Fundraising and Communications. ClientEarth’s CEO James Thornton said: “We’re delighted that Beth is joining us and bringing with her a wealth of strategic skills...


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CFO Lending To Pay £34 Million Redress To Customers

The payday firm, CFO Lending, has agreed with the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to reimburse over £34 million of redress to over 97,000 customers due to its unfair practices. The redress consists of £31.9 million written-off customers’ outstanding balances and £2.9 million in cash payments to customers. CFO Lending also traded as...


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ENER-G Is Nominated For Energy Industry Awards In Three Categories

ENER-G, a Combined Heat and Power (CHP) specialist, has been shortlisted by the Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE) for three awards for excellence in renewable energy generation and low carbon. The company’s anaerobic digestion development for malt producer Muntons Plc is shortlisted for the Industrial Project of the Year,...


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How to Build a Homemade Portable Water Heater for Your Camping Adventures

Mix one part necessity and one part ingenuity and the human brain can solve just about anything—or at the very least, make something that already exists even better. Most of us would never think that the process by which we heat water can be improved upon and yet the...


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Is a Passive House a Sustainable Investment?

Passive house, despite being a term that first came about in the early 1990s, is not something commonly known among homeowners. It refers to a construction that provides a high standard of energy efficiency for your home, which in turn can have an effect on the temperature of your...


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6 Practical Energy Reduction Strategies for Homeowners

Your home is your castle. It is where you feel safe and comfortable enough to truly relax and unwind. Yet, it is also a clinking, clanking, bustling machine filled with all of the devices and technology that you need to achieve this. The problem is that everything you use...


Edinburgh Council Set To Clean Up The Streets

Edinburgh Council Set To Clean Up The Streets

Edinburgh council litter campaign has been commented on by actors, Ewan McGregor and Johnny Lee Miller. Shockingly cigarette butt litter costs Edinburgh’s city centre £2.4 million a year to clean up. In an attempt to keep the streets free of cigarette butt litter, The City of Edinburgh Council decided...


Ruthin Biomass Energy Company : New Jobs & New Clean Power Generation Units

Ruthin Biomass Energy Company : New Jobs & New Clean Power Generation Units

The expansion at Newbridge Energy is down to investment from Iona Capital. Newbridge Energy will be doubling the size of its workforce and installing three biomass generating units in North Wales after a multi-million pound investment from the independent energy and environmental investment company, Iona Capital. It is Iona...


Low Carbon Champions Award Winners 2016 Released At LCV2016

Low Carbon Champions Award Winners 2016 Released At LCV2016

Last night the 2016 Low Carbon Champions were announced by The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) during the industry’s leading networking dinner in assocaiation with LCV2016. The champions Awards shine a light on achievements and innovation in the move to low carbon road transport. H2 Aberdeen – which has developed...