The Blog - What’s happening in wind

Posted 16/01/2017
Author admin

The UK would miss a trick with Ikea

 

Ikea has pledged to be a net exporter of renewable power by 2020, so there is good reason to feel confident that it is serious about investing in wind energy. 

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Posted 10/01/2017
Author Richard Heap
Tags UK

Wind industry gets cultural in Hull

 

Worship the blade! You could argue that, as editor of A Word About Wind, I should take an unhealthy interest in the wind sector – and I do. That is the only explanation for the shrine of wind...

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Posted 28/10/2016
Author admin
Tags UK

Investor confidence in UK wind slips again

 

The latest edition of the Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index, released this week by consultancy Ernst & Young, has buoyed countries across Europe. 

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Posted 21/10/2016
Author admin
Tags Policy, UK

Take note, UK leaders! 73% of Brits back onshore wind

 

The British public believes in wind energy even more than previously thought, research published this week has shown.

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Posted 04/07/2016
Author admin

Nestlé deal the latest move in corporate wind arms race

Nestlé might be best known for Kit Kat, but its commitment to the environment shows no sign of taking a break.

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Posted 29/02/2016
Author admin

Green business is big business. Let’s not miss out.

At last, some positivity.

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Posted 16/12/2015
Author admin
Tags Policy, UK

UK support for fracking at odds with approach to wind

Fracking in the UK has consistently struggled to get off the ground—or, indeed, under it. But this could be about to change.

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Posted 04/11/2015
Author admin

Galloper Shows Green Bank Remembers Core Mission

This time last year RWE’s offshore wind project Galloper did not look like a thoroughbred race horse. In fact, it looked like the utility had already sent it to the knacker’s yard.

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Posted 06/05/2015
Author admin

RenewableUK Urges UK Leaders To Embrace £900m Wind Sector

Onshore wind added more than £900m to the UK economy in 2014, new research has shown. But this economic activity is at risk after the general election on 7th May. 

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Posted 26/03/2015
Author admin

Price Must Be Right For Local Energy

We blame TV chefs. It seems like we cant go anywhere without seeing someone talking about how their ingredients are good, honest and locally-sourced. Its become a huge cliche.

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