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Leith Biomass plan could go up in smoke if subsidy cuts approved

A multi-million pound hole may have appeared in the Forth Energy buisiness plan for their proposed Leith power plant.  Last week, the Scottish...

Miller Griffin Showroom Turns Sunlight Into Energey

Miller Griffin Ltd have completed their showroom which demonstrates the power of reusable energy. The cabin which is...

130m wind turbines for Oakdale Business Park approved

Oakdale Business Park is to be the home of two 130m high wind turbines after councillors gave the electricity generating scheme approval. Councillo...

Councillors to consider Oakdale wind turbine plan

Planning councillors are to consider a scheme to build two 130m high wind turbines at Oakdale Business Park. Renewable energy developer Partnership...

Miller Pluming & Griifin Electrical Merge

Two industry-leading local businesses are merging to offer a wide-range of eco-friendly solutions to householders and businesses alike....

Shropshire renewable energy expert issues guide to solar PV Installation

A Shropshire renewable energy expert today issued a top ten guide to solar PV installation for homeowners following reports which revealed 'cowboy'...

MP joins bid for Humber offshore energy research facility

GRAHAM STUART MP, for Beverley and Holderness, has urged the Government toselect the Humber for a national research centre into offshorerenewable e...

Caerphilly Council to install solar panels

Caerphilly County Borough Council is to install solar panels on four of its buildings. The council has said it hopes the scheme will generate almos...

Millions of trees felled for wind farms

MILLIONS of trees have been cut down to make way for wind turbines in Scotland. And the revelation has sparked outrage among environmental campaign...

Planning application submitted for Oakdale wind turbines

A planning application to build two wind turbines at Oakdale Business Park has been submitted. Renewable energy developer Partnerships for Renewabl...

Back our Energyshare bid to boost community power

 A unique partnership between two Edinburgh community groups has been established to develop a community owned wind turbine on the coast betwe...

Introducing the Eco Brand

20% of Planet Earth's energy is used in electric lighting. If we converted all of our lighting to LED bulbs the figure would decreased to just 1%! ...

Solar panels given planning permission for Newbridge farm

Newbridge could be home to a solar panel park after councillors granted permission for it to be built on a farm. Caerphilly Councty Borough Council...

Reaseheath College energy plans praised by industry

Industry leaders have praised Reaseheath College’s efforts to develop small-scale renewable energy production on farms. Charlotte Morton, Chief E...

Subsidies for big biomass to be reviewed by Scottish Government

A small victory for the campaign against the Leith Biomass plant has been won today, as the Scottish Government announced a detailed review into th...

New research: Forth Energy biomass plans not needed

There are many reasons to oppose the giant power plant proposed by Forth Energy for Leith Docks, and we've rehearsed many of them on this blog of t...

Edinburgh's role in Mitsubishi offshore wind turbine plan

Japanese firm takes over Artemis in Loanhead and plans a further 200 jobsMitsubishi has pledged to invest £100m over five years in plans to turn E...

More millions for Leith docks improvements

At the Renewable UK 2010 conference this week, Alex Salmond announced a new £70million fund to help Scottish ports benefit from the huge pote...

How Forth Energy Could Win Friends and Influence Leithers

Yesterday, Greener Leith representatives joined industry experts and community representatives at the Community Energy Scotland conference to discu...

Progress on wind turbine plans for Oakdale Business Park

Planning permission has been granted for a temporary mast at Oakdale Business Park which will discover if the site is suitable for two wind turbine...

New renewable training centre for Edinburgh college

By Amanda MacMillan A SCOTS college is going green as it launches a new training centre for renewable energies. Edinburgh’s Telford College is be...

Ten Inexpensive Ideas for Community Involvement

I went to a meeting held at the City Council a few weeks ago on the subject of community involvement and participation. There were two things that ...

Wind turbines planned for Oakdale Business Park

Two wind turbines that would generate electricity for 2,400 homes could be built in Oakdale Caerphilly County Borough Council is working with renew...

Charlestown tenants go green with energy

Elderly residents in north Manchester are set to benefit from having solar power panels installed on the side of their housing block. Manchester Ci...

Mayo to have biggest wind farm in Ireland

Mayo is leading the race for renewable energy and will soon have the biggest on shore wind farm in Ireland.

Biomass plant to fuel Trafford homes

Peel Energy has applied to Trafford Council to build a 20MW renewable energy plant at Barton Bridge in Trafford. The biomass plant, costing an esti...

Scottish Government criticised for ending renewable energy grants

By Martin Graham THE Scottish Government has come under fire for unexpectedly scrapping a grant scheme aimed at helping householders reduce their e...

Green and Decent Jobs- a case for local action

“The ordinary person in the street does not necessary care about the Green aspect of this. He is only interested in two things firstly is there a...

Lancashire Economy Needs Renewables, Not Nuclear Say Campaigners

Renewables are the best hope for the local economy, Cllr John Whitelegg explained to a thoughtful audience last night at the Heysham Anti-Nuclear A...

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