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UK Misses its Renewable Energy Target for 2011/12

 
1st August 2013    |     Annie Reece: Resource Magazine

The UK has missed its 2011/12 target of producing four per cent of energy from renewable sources, and has seen a sharp rise in the use of coal for energy, statistics released by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) have shown.

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UK Misses its Renewable Energy Target for 2011/12

Rolton Group

 
1st August 2013    |     Annie Reece

The UK has missed its 2011/12 target of producing four per cent of energy from renewable sources, and has seen a sharp rise in the use of coal for energy, statistics released by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) have shown.

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Will the Government Snuff out Solar Subsidies?

Rolton Group

 
13th September 2012    |     Umer Uzair

New subsidy cuts to solar PV installations have been recommended by the Government, who have launched a consultation on the matter which will remain open until 19th October.

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Forget the Politics: Why We Should Welcome the Green Deal

Rolton Group

 
4th September 2012    |     Peter Rolton

In amongst the buzz surrounding the Green Deal, set to launch on 1st October, the crux of the initiative seems to be getting lost.

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Wind: Cuts and Compromise or Clear Direction?

Rolton Group

 
26th July 2012    |     Tom Warwick

This morning, the DECC announced the results of the latest alteration to UK renewable energy subsidies. The Government’s Renewable Obligation Certificate (ROC) banding review was due before parliament’s summer break; however a clear divide within the coalition meant that the final announcement was delayed until today.

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