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UK Lift Ban on Onshore Wind Turbine Projects

With the block on new onshore UK wind farms being lifted it means that companies are able to compete against one another for clean onshore energy contracts in one of the windiest countries in the world.

UK Government to be Sued Over New Gas Power Plant

The government of the United Kingdom is being sued for approving the biggest gas power station in all of Europe. The move goes completely against the climate change objectives that the UK has in reaching net zero.

Air Pollution Levels Hindering Children’s Sport Performance

A recent report has revealed that air pollution in the UK may be decreasing the sporting level of children, especially those in extreme and dangerous high pollution level areas.

400,000 Jobs Required in the Energy Sector to Reach Net Zero

Analysis on the national grid and the UKs target to reach net zero carbon by the year 2050 has discovered that around 120,000 jobs will need to be created and filled in the energy sector by 2030 and about 280,000 jobs on top of that by the year 2050.

New Wind Farms Leading the way for Renewable Energy In Afri

New wind farms in Senegal and Egypt, managed by Lekela Power, are leading the way in providing a clean, reliable and secure energy source to their respective nations whilst also reducing carbon emissions.

2019 Was The Cleanest Year To Date As Renewable Electricity Eclipsed Fossil Fuel Generation

During 2019, almost half of the electricity consumed in Britain was produced by a zero-carbon method. This included wind, solar and nuclear power which generated 48.5% of all electricity, compared to 43% from fossil fuels.

Consistent Rise In Use Of Renewable Energy In Turkey

Renewable power generation in Turkey has been on the rise since the nation brought in the ‘Renewable Energy Law’ back in 2005. Progress was steady in the earlier years however recently it has increased.

Nuclear Power Needed In UK To Meet Carbon Emission Targets

A new fleet of nuclear power plants will be needed by the UK if it wants to meet its carbon emission targets, says the Nuclear Industry Association during their annual conference.

Over 100 Scientists Call On Israel Government To Change Energy Policy

Over 11 leading Israeli scientists have signed a letter to their nation’s energy minister, Yuval Steinitz, to go against the countries decision to construct a new network of natural gas power plants.

Australias National Grid Has Over Half Of Its Electricity Generated From Renewable Sources For...

For the first time ever, renewable energy has provided for 50% of the demand for Australia’s power grid.