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Deterring onshore windfarms means higher energy bills â Lord Deben
Ministers told there is no logical argument against turbines in areas that want them
Wind power overtakes nuclear for first time in UK across a quarter
News of milestone comes as MPs say policy changes have caused collapse in investment in renewables
'Greenest' summer to date for UK energy
National Grid says low carbon sources generated more UK electricity than coal and gas this summer.
In Scotland, gusts of wind usher in a quiet energy revolution
A surge in renewables shows that a carbon-free future may, in some places, be closer than many think.
Nicola Sturgeon: We all need to take steps to prevent catastrophic climate change
This week is Climate Week â a chance for all of us to reflect on what actions are being taken to prevent catastrophic climate change â andâ¦
Looking to the future for onshore wind - CBI
With the onshore wind industry facing an uncertain future, CBI Business Environment Director, Rhian Kelly, highlighted its importance as part of a balanced energy mix at the opening session of the Scottish Renewables Onshore Wind Conference.
Renewable generation in Scotland up by 15% - BBC News
The amount of electricity generated in Scotland from renewable energy increases by more than 15% in a year.
Climate change action must be accelerated says advisory body - BBC News
Scotland must accelerate efforts to reduce carbon emissions if it is to remain an example to the rest of the UK, according to a new report.
Denmark broke world record for wind power in 2015
Windy year helps Denmark to produce 42% of its electricity from wind turbines, despite two major windfarms being offline
Scottish wind power surge reported in 2015 - BBC News
The environment charity WWF Scotland releases figures it says show 2015 was a "huge year" for renewable energy.
China is taking the lead on urgent climate action
Even if the global warming scare were a hoax, we would still need it
China is the low-carbon superpower and will be the ultimate enforcer of the COP21 climate deal in Paris
Government energy policies 'will increase CO2 emissions' - BBC News
The government's energy policy changes since the general election are likely to increase CO2 emissions, according to analysis by BBC News.
Scrapping support for onshore wind developments could hit energy customers - Citizens Advice
Government proposals to block onshore wind farms could cost energy consumers at least £0.5 billion, a new report has warned.
Comment: Ending wind farm subsidies - where next?
Andy Drane, partner with commercial law firm Davidson Chalmers
Low carbon electricity better than gas, says government panel - BBC News
Low-carbon electricity, not gas, is the cheapest way to keep lights on and meet carbon targets, says the government's climate advisory panel.
âConsumers should benefit from low costs of renewablesâ
RENEWABLE sources of energy are bringing down the wholesale cost of electricity, reducing the impact of clean power subsidies on consumer bills, research has shown.
Wind power is now the cheapest electricity to produce in the UK
Electricity produced by wind power is now the cheapest in the UK, according to analysis from energy experts. According to a new study by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), wind power is now the cheapest electricity in both the UK and Germany, a first for any G7 economy.
Record breaking levels of CO2 saved by Scottish renewables > International News > News | Click Green
Scotland's renewable energy sector is displacing more carbon emissions than ever - 120% increase on only five years ago, new figures show.
Tory energy policy generates the worst of all possible worlds
His friends might call it a coincidence; no one else would be deceived. A chancellor who never tires of declaring his faith in private-sectorâ¦
Whitelee Wind Farm, one of Scotland's top tourist attractions.
Wild windswept Whitelee Windfarm a must for all the family
Over the last six years, Whitelee Windfarm has generated visitor numbers way beyond initial expectations.
CBI Chief calls on UK Government to champion low carbon energy ahead of Paris climate talks
CBI warning over renewables subsidies - BBC News
The government's wholesale cuts to renewable energy subsidies are sending a worrying sign to investors, says business group the CBI.
Berry Burn community fund supports local projects
Natural energy generates more cash for Forres
The Berry Burn Community Fund has awarded a total of £19,800 to Forres-based groups in the latest round of funding.
Government study says early closure of RO support means only 30p annual savings for consumers!
Government admits renewables cut could mean 63 million tonnes more CO2 - Blue and Green Tomorrow
On Thursday the UK Government published an Impact Assessment on its plans for the early closure of the Renewables Obligation to onshore wind.
UK Government energy policy makes little sense
An Attack on Renewables Is an Attack on the Young
Imagine if the government took the money it spends on war and fossil fuels and spent it on developing a vibrant renewable energy industry instead. At the moment they're doing the reverse. They're backing the interests of big oil and gas over the interests of young people.
Wind power becoming the low cost energy solution in the U.S
Record-low wind energy prices triggers US dash for turbines > International News > News | Click Green
The decision by UK Energy Ministers to block the development of onshore wind looks set to be a spectacular policy failure after the US Government today released figures that show the cost of wind energy has reached an all-time low.
“Ministers' priorities on energy are polar opposite of what the British public wants”
Poll finds public support for fracking dives to new low
Support for controversial fracking has fallen to a new low, according to an official Government survey.
"(will you) choose to let the anti-wind lobby put up your energy bill and push us towards technologies that will get only more expensive with time.."
Energy Secretary Amber Rudd must not let the anti-wind lobby decide Government policy
The Government is turning the English language inside out in an effort to dress up drastic cuts in spending on things we need as "cold, hard economic sense". Ministers seem to be competing in a "Britain's got austerity" contest with the Chancellor in the role of Simon Cowell.
RenewableUK | Press Releases - Going green is the only way to meet renewable energy targets, says National Grid
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Cutting the onshore wind subsidy is perverse nimbyism | Polly Toynbee
The planet is warming at record rates, yet the Toriesâ reckless loyalty to its shire heartlands takes precedence over policy, science and economics
Tories are backing the wrong horses when it comes to energy
What will become of UK energy policy now that the Conservative Party holds all the levers? The government has already given clear indications of its p...
Climate change plans require urgent action, government warned - BBC News
The UK must take urgent action to prepare for the impacts of climate change in the UK, according to a report submitted to the government.
European Commission - PRESS RELEASES - Press release - Renewable energy progress report
The European Commission has published the progress report on 2020 renewable energy targets, showing that the EU is on track to meet its 20% renewable energy targets. With a projected share of 15.3% of renewable energy in 2014 in the gross final energy consumption, the EU and the vast majority of Member States are advancing well: 25 Member States are expected to meet their 2013/2014 national targets.
EU climate chief criticises UK wind farm policy - BBC News
The EU's climate chief says the UK's scrapping of subsidies will make it harder to meet renewables targets and an official describes the move as "mind-boggling".
Fossil fuels subsidised by $10m a minute, says IMF
âShockingâ revelation finds $5.3tn subsidy estimate for 2015 is greater than the total health spending of all the worldâs governments
Wind power public backing up to 71%
PUBLIC support for wind power has risen in line with increased development, a new poll suggests.
Onshore wind farm ban will raise energy prices, Tory MP Tim Yeo warns
Exclusive: Senior Conservative backbencher lambasts "blind unreasoning hostility" to onshore wind farms, warning it will leave consumers paying for more expensive offshore turbines instead
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British public thinks wind power subsidies are 14 times higher than reality
Polling for renewable energy trade body finds misconceptions around wind power despite popular support for the technology
World leaders should take advantage of low oil prices to ditch fossil fuel subsidies
Powerful vested interests in high-carbon businesses are desperately opposing the move to an inclusive and sustainable economy