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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…

Non-Renewables

Public Bodies are Now Divesting Themselves from Non-Renewables

With the growing global movement to reduce reliance on fossil fuels, a number of organisations and public bodies are now divesting themselves from non-renewables due to concerns over both the environmental and financial sustainability of such investments. Storebrand’s Sustainable Intentions Norwegian giant Storebrand, the country’s largest private pension fund, is the latest high-profile organisation to…

Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy Globally

Despite President Trump’s anti-renewable energy outlook, the US continues to strive for the bettering of its climate change policies. This month, Trump has backtracked on his promise to end the Clean Power Plan and has faced serious opposition from 17 states across the US. The Clean Power Plan is the Obama-era carbon-reduction plan that directed states to…