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City of London tendering for 55GWh of renewables annually

City of London tendering for 55GWh of renewables annually

The City of London Corporation has put out a notice of procurement for up to 55GWh of renewable energy per year. It is seeking this through an offsite Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with renewable energy project owners and operators. It will agree a fixed price for...

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Gore Street contracts NEC for 100MW of storage

Gore Street contracts NEC for 100MW of storage

Image: Gore Street Energy Storage Fund/NEC Gore Street Energy Storage Fund has awarded NEC Energy Solutions both EPC and long-term O&M contracts for 100MW of storage in Northern Ireland. NEC has committed to construct the two 50MW projects at a fixed price by a...

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Climate change: Last decade ‘on course’ to be warmest

Climate change: Last decade ‘on course’ to be warmest

Scientists say that average temperatures from 2010-2019 look set to make it the warmest decade on record. Provisional figures released by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) suggest this year is on course to be the second or third warmest year ever. If those...

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Social Energy comes out on top as Shell issues 0.001p/kWh SEG

Social Energy comes out on top as Shell issues 0.001p/kWh SEG

Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) tariffs have been unveiled after the legislation came into full effect yesterday (1 January 2020), with pricing ranging wildly from Social Energy's 5.6p per kWh down to the barely-compliant 0.001p per kWh that Shell Energy is offering....

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Transparent solar cells could be used to glaze office blocks

Transparent solar cells could be used to glaze office blocks

They absorb about the same amount of light as tinted windows Over the past few decades, photovoltaic cells have gone from being exotic and expensive power-packs for satellites and similar high-end applications to quotidian generating equipment for grid-scale power...

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New building regulations to impact homes

New building regulations to impact homes

Solar PV panels, heat pumps and infrared heating could all figure in plans to vastly reduce the carbon emissions of UK homes, as new guidelines have been issued that will affect the way we heat and power our homes for years to come. At the moment, the Standard...

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Lightsource BP heralds return of UK solar, eyeing 1GW pipeline

Lightsource BP heralds return of UK solar, eyeing 1GW pipeline

Lightsource BP has heralded the return of large-scale solar build-out in the UK, revealing it is pursuing a 1GW project pipeline in its home market. Speaking to Solar Power Portal, the solar stalwart – which last week announced the sale of another 7% stake to O&G...

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