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GlobalData Predict Worldwide Solar PV Growth

GlobalData, a research and consulting firm, has released a report into the solar photovoltaic (PV) market. The study predicts that installed solar PV capacity will continue to grow globally by just over 480 gigawatts (GW) by 2025. GlobalData also forecast a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of solar PV...


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Isle of Wight Council Back Renewable Energy Fund

Wight Community Energy (WCE) has finalised a renewable energy deal with the Isle of Wight Council. The new £1.7 million funding deal will bring a 3.95 megawatt peak (MWp) solar array into community ownership. The backing by the Isle of Wight Council, a £2.88 million Close Brothers Bank loan,...


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LWA Will Make Small Farms Heard Post-Brexit

The Landworkers’ Alliance (LWA) is looking to work with the British Government to ensure small-scale, traditional, and family farmers are not forgotten following the news that Britain will leave the EU. The LWA is looking into how the British food and agricultural policy can support producers, protect the environment...


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Juniper Research Study Sustainable Smart Cities

Juniper Research has released a study showing that the “smart city” concept is slowly becoming a global phenomenon. Juniper Research found that smart traffic management and smart parking initiatives could return impressive benefits in as little as the next four years. Smart cities could be a solution to increasing populations...


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Bristol Energy Coop Announce Solar Switch On

Bristol Energy Cooperative’s (BEC) new solar farm in Lawrence Weston, Bristol, is successfully generating power. News that the solar farm was switched on this morning means that BEC’s £9 million solar portfolio makes it the largest community energy company by capacity. Each year, this new solar farm, lying on...


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Climate Focused Companies React to Brexit

Both Britain and Europe will experience significant implications following the announcement that the UK public voted to leave the EU. Energy, climate change, and environment focused companies have had their say on what the result could mean for the future, and what should happen next. In a briefing note headed...


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UK-GBC Will Double Industry Climate Change Support

Environmentalists, green campaigners and renewable supporters have expressed concerns that climate change and sustainability may not be a high priority following the EU referendum result today. The final count revealed that Britain’s voters have decided to leave the European Union. In the wake of the news the Green Building...


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Environment Policies Could Void Brexit Risks

Campaigners are concerned that the result of the EU referendum could pose a threat to the environment.  WWF-UK says the result brings uncertainty to the UK environment but any risks could be avoided with the right polices. David Nussbaum, CEO of WWF-UK, said: “Environmental challenges don’t stop at borders...


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Public Involvement in Brexit Talks is Essential, Say Electoral Reform Society

The British public made history today by voting to leave the European Union. Results of the EU referendum have sparked rumours that other European countries are calling for their own vote. Commenting on the results, the Electoral Reform Society says Britain should remain united to decide what happens next....


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Green Alliance Call for Environmental Solidarity

The UK has decided to leave the European Union. The results of the EU referendum this morning revealed that 52% of Britons voted for Brexit. Many environmentalists, campaigners and supporters have recognised that the environment could suffer from the leave result, and Green Alliance is urging the split nation...


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Brexit Could Cause Increased Energy Bills, Say ECIU

Britain’s EU referendum results were released this morning and showed that voters have decided to leave the European Union. The result is already having a significant impact on Britain. The Energy and Climate Intelligence Unity predict the result could cause energy bills to rise. Richard Black, director of the...


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FCA Is Monitoring Financial Developments Following Brexit

Today it was revealed that British voters have decided to leave the European Union. No one can be sure of the future, but the result of the EU Referendum will have significant impact on the UK. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) says it is noting any changes in the financial sector....


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UK Will Face Huge Environment Fight, say Friends of the Earth Scotland

Referendum results revealed today that the UK will revoke its membership from the European Union. Many campaign groups and environmental support groups have expressed their concern over EU environmental policy validity and Friends of the Earth Scotland say the UK Government now has a “huge fight” on its hands...


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Leave Result Could Threaten Social Enterprises

The results of the British EU Referendum this morning mean that the UK will leave the European Union. Social Enterprise UK are worried that “knee jerk reactions from the state, banks, and big businesses” could negatively impact social enterprises. They also show support for the sector, noting its resilience...


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ClientEarth Concerned What Brexit Means for Environment

The announcement that Britain will leave the European Union spread across the nation earlier today. The Leave campaign claimed the victory with 52% of the UK voting “Brexit”. ClientEarth, the environmental lawyers, have said they’re shocked and disappointed with the results of the EU referendum. The not-for-profit organisation –...