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  • SEGEC take a strategic approach to identifying European opportunities in order to help Scottish organisations access funding, develop projects and overcome the barriers to wider adoption of low-carbon energy. We provide a focal point and catalyst for Scotland’s low-carbon activity, identifying exper...

  • The government's Low Carbon Strategy white paper, published this week, ambitiously aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 34% within only 11 years and set the nation on track for an 80% cut by 2050. At the heart of the government's plans are giant offshore wind parks. The renewable energy indust...

  • Energy for Sustainable Development - Must reality conflict with ambition?The state of the global economy and the economics of energy markets have led to outcomes that conflict with the ambitions of the UNECE member States with respect to sustainable development. While the global energy map is being ...

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  • The 30 turbines at Scroby Sands can produce enough electricity for 41,000 houses and should cut 75,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions every year, proving wind to be the morally pure form of energy. But as wind more expensive than other forms of power, its advantages may have been overstated says...

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  • The most dramatic shake-up of the UK’s energy market in a generation with wind, wave and solar power playing major parts, is scheduled to take place by 2020, but concerns are growing that the current economic downturn could delay the agenda.

  • In December 2010 the Spanish govenment slashed the subsidy level paid to new and existing solar PV projects. Spain's three biggest utility companies - Iberdrola, Endesa and Gas Natural - had been urging the government to take action to stem the wave of subsidised renewable projects being built. In 2...

  • Government consultants have been accused of miscalculating the costs of a project to generate vast amounts of green electricity in the Severn estuary, promoting a 10 mile-long tidal barrier strongly backed by ministers in preference to a tidal lagoon scheme by Tidal Electric that engineers and envir...

  • A total of 56 projects in seven areas claimed to be ‘critical to driving forward innovation and boosting the economy’ have received a £60mn boost from the UK Department of Trade and Industry. The projects range from developing cutting edge stem cell applications for therapeutic medicine, to creating...

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  • Photo storyMarine device passes 200 MWhTidal Generation has surpassed the 200 MWh mark of electrical power generated and fed into the national grid with its 500 kW tidal turbine prototype, which operates at the European Marine Energy Centre’s offshore test site off the Orkney Islands, Scotland. The ...

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