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[17 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]

Tata Steel is set to energise the UK solar energy market with the launch of its new Ground Mount Solar PV System, which is innovatively engineered to reduce installation costs. Designed to maximise available space and sunlight, the ground-mounted solar PV panel system manufactured by Tata Steel can be built on any terrain and withstand […]

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[5 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]

A new Center Parcs village will be one of Britain’s best examples of an energy efficient and sustainable project, reports Greenwise Business. The £250 million village, which was given planning permission five years ago but couldn’t start due to financial issues claim Reuters, has finally been given the green light after securing finance. It’s hoped […]

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[20 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]

A Premier Inn in Cornwall is leading the charge for eco-friendly hotel developments, greenbuildingpress.co.uk reports. The hotel, which comprises of 65 rooms and a 210-cover restaurant, is set to be in a constant state of development – meaning new technologies can be implemented once they become available. Amongst the array of cutting-edge facilities the hotel […]

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[9 Dec 2011 | No Comment | ]

The government has pledged £4 million to help social housing providers install green heating systems, decc.gov.uk reports. Under the Renewable Heat Premium Payment directive, the government has made available a pot of £4 million to 24 social housing providers. This could help them install interior cladding, solar panelling and other such eco-friendly features. Eco-friendly features […]

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[28 Oct 2011 | No Comment | ]

Small-to-medium enterprises are missing out on a potential £7.7 billion every year by not implementing energy efficiency measures, reports Fresh Business Thinking. Energy provider E.ON conducted a survey into energy efficiency measures and found some alarming results. Small financial businesses (97 per cent) and professional service businesses (91 per cent) all admitted to being unaware […]

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[27 Oct 2011 | No Comment | ]

Thousands of solar panels are being fitted to Blackfriars Bridge in London, transforming it into the “world’s largest solar bridge” – according to Construction Enquirer. To be exact, the existing metal roofing is being replaced by 4,400 panels, at a cost of £7.3 million. London’s largest solar array When operational, power generated by the 6,000 […]

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[18 Oct 2011 | No Comment | ]

The government are set to deliver some “real hits” on energy prices as energy secretary Chris Huhne prepares to combat gas and electricity providers, reports Business Green. A joint article from Huhne and Prime Minister David Cameron, acting as a precursor to today’s energy summit in London, outlined their determination to see a fall in […]

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[29 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]

The Sustainable Building Envelope Centre (SBEC), funded by Tata Steel, the Low Carbon Research Institute (LCRI) and the Welsh Government, is now into the sixth month of a three year programme looking into the most efficient methods to capture, store and dissipate energy from the sun. The aim being to evaluate, evolve and enable greener […]

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[28 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]

Business owners across Norfolk are stressing the importance of running and maintaining a business in an environmentally friendly way, reports eveningnews24.co.uk. This could come in the form of adding solar panels and roof cladding to their HQ, as well as reducing travel to cut costs. Image source Businesses are “frequently encouraged” to upgrade facilities in […]