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Work Powers Ahead at Phase 3

With Phase 3 now fully funded, FRE plc has commenced construction work at three locations in Northern Ireland, and a further operational site has been purchased in Cornwall. The developments at Carryduff, Pomeroy and Newry all have 25-year leases and are due to be completed by the end of 2017 and are expected to begin…

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Meet The Team at FRE Plc- Damien Moore

Damien Moore, Technical Director at FRE Damien was born in Belfast but spent his formative years in Edinburgh and South Queensferry. He comes from a background in property development where he worked for some time in architectural services, mainly working on residential and commercial property. Damien moved onto project co-ordination for large industrial sites before…

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Scotland On Fire: After Generating 118% of Its Power From Renewables, Scotland Sets New Record

Wind power output in Scotland has helped set a new record for the first half of the year, according to an independent conservation group. Analysis by WWF Scotland of data provided by WeatherEnergy found wind turbines provided around 1,039,001MWh of electricity to the National Grid during June. Renewable energy figures show the power generated last month was…

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Record Levels of Green Energy in UK

As the sun shone on millions of solar panels and unseasonable gusts turned thousands of turbine blades last Sunday, something remarkable happened to Britain’s power grid. For a brief period, a record 70% of the electricity for the UK’s homes and businesses was low-carbon, as nuclear, solar and wind crowded out coal and even gas…

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Apple Issues a Second Green Bond to Finance Clean Energy

June 13, 2017 Apple Inc., which issued the biggest green bond ever sold by a U.S. corporation last year to finance projects fighting global warming, is doing it again. On Tuesday, the iPhone maker issued a $1 billion green bond to fund renewable energy generation. It builds on $1.5 billion worth of bonds the Cupertino,…

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National Grid is Confirming that Low-Carbon Sources are Generating 70pc of our Electricity – with Wind Power the Star Amongst these Sources

A blustery start to summer has helped the renewable energy industry to its highest ever output as wind turbines and solar panels help to meet more than half of the UK’s electricity demand. National Grid’s data at lunchtime on Wednesday showed that solar panels produced around 7.6GW of electricity while wind farms generated 9.5GW of power.…