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UK and Germany lead the pack in European renewables progress

UK and Germany lead the pack in European renewables progress

31 Jan 2018, 12:29

Electricity consumption rose in every European country apart from the UK, which also contributed the highest growth in renewables in the past three years alongside Germany, according to new analysis of the European power sector.

Clean energy stories of the year 2017: January – March

Clean energy stories of the year 2017: January – March

18 Dec 2017, 09:51

As 2017 draws to a close, Clean Energy News looks back on what has been a considerably interesting year for the energy transition. In the first of a series of articles running this week, we recap the best stories of 2017, beginning today with January through March.

Budget 2017: The clean energy sector responds

Budget 2017: The clean energy sector responds

22 Nov 2017, 16:20

Earlier today chancellor Philip Hammond delivered the Autumn Budget which, amongst a raft of other measures, pledged new funding to drive electric vehicle growth but dealt what some have labelled a “catastrophic blow” to new renewable deployment in the UK. Here is how the green economy has responded.

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The Clean Growth Plan: meeting expectation and ambition

27 Sep 2017, 08:39 • By Paul Thompson
The Clean Growth Plan: meeting expectation and ambition

Next week Conservative party members congregate for their annual political conference. Most media coverage and political conversation in Manchester will be dominated by the party’s current political trilemma of Johnson, May, Brexit. Blogging for Clean Energy News, The Whitehouse Consultancy's Paul Thompson looks at where the Clean Growth Plan might sit in that agenda, and what we might see when it's finally unveiled.

Centrica-backed investor ploughs cash into AI start-up

Centrica-backed investor ploughs cash into AI start-up

23 Aug 2017, 11:07

Centrica has further boosted its new energy technologies credentials after £200,000 was invested in artificial intelligence (AI) start-up Grid Edge by the company’s energy focused impact investment fund Ignite.