The Government has unveiled new renewable energy planning guidelines to assist local communities and authorities in weighing up the need for renewable energy projects against other environmental concerns. It is hoped this will bring a sense of balance to the increasing number of renewable energy schemes and technologies being implemented into communities to aid the UK with its 2020 energy targets.
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A new plan has been unveiled today for a £74 million green energy project in Speyside, which will be able to power 20,000 homes and and also provide heat for Macallan, one of the world's best known whiskey distilleries. One the outputs of the new plant will be steam, which the distillery will be using to heat their buildings. It has been said the carbon savings made from the plant will be equivalent to taking 18,000 cars off the road.
A new report has surfaced this week which indicates that the UK already has enough green energy to meet its renewable EU targets. All of the wind, biomass, solar and other renewable energy projects which are built (or have planning permission) will generate enough energy to meet the 2020 figure of 15%.
All business owners, particularly those with medium or up and coming businesses, are faced with a particular set of challenges when it comes to staff management, communication and operation. Many businesses operate in a multi-office environment and those connected with the business can often be cities, countries or even continents apart. Many businesses may see this as an obstacle, but it can actually be an opportunity in disguise to cut your carbon emissions and reduce overhead costs.
Following the projected opening date of 2015 for Northern Ireland’s biggest biomass plant, renewable energy could provide power for 25000 homes and provide a 10% boost to the carbon neutral generation.
Campaigners backing the Government’s Green Deal energy efficiency plan have proposed that those homeowners investing in energy efficiency should pay less for their council tax and stamp duty.
Energy infrastructure in the UK is set for a major boost after the Government has announced plans to open the doors to multi-million pound investment in off-shore renewable energy supplies
One of the largest solar energy parks the UK has seen has finally been given the nod from planning chiefs and is due to be built at a Bedfordshire farm...