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Making waves: how the UK is showing the way on low-impact wave technology

Andrew Williams

21st December, 2010

Following announcements by two UK-based companies, wave power looks set to become an increasingly important renewable energy source. But how long will it be before it is commercially viable and what ecological benefits might it bring? more...
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Coal gets 20 times more money than marine power

Terry Macalister

24th August, 2009

Amount invested in marine energy is a drop in the ocean against more than £50m for collieries more...
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The case for harnessing renewable energy

Tim Helweg-Larsen and Tim Holmes

9th April, 2009

The authors of the recent Climate Safety report make the case for harnessing the UK's renewable energy resource. By Tim Helweg-Larsen and Tim Holmes more...
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UK trying to wriggle out of renewables commitments

News

15th October, 2007

A leaked document revealed by the Guardian over the summer showing how the Government was preparing to dodge its EU commitments on renewable energy has been borne out in a new round of EU talks. more...
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The origins of hydroelectricity

Polly Higgins

6th September, 2007

In my pursuit to better understand energy systems, my journey has taken me to Cragside in Northumberland more...
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Britain could be carbon-free by 2030

News

9th July, 2007

Britain could become a ‘carbon-free’ country in just twenty years, according to a new report published by the Wales-based Centre for Alternative Technology. more...
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White papers may have silver lining

News

1st June, 2007

Last week's planning and energy white papers drew scorn from environmentalists for green-lighting out-of-town developments and nuclear power respectively. more...
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South Korea hot for solar energy

News

10th May, 2007

The town of Shinan in South Korea is planning to host the world’s largest solar power plant, following government plans to generate 10 per cent of the country’s energy from renewable sources by 2020. more...
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Surf's up for Australian energy generation

News

2nd March, 2007

Just days after an announcement by the Australian government that it plans to ban the sale of incandescent light-bulbs, the country's first commercial wave-power station is set to begin operation. more...

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