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UK Renewables Generate Record Levels Of Electricity In 2018

March 29th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

Provisional figures published by the UK Government on Thursday show that renewable energy sources generated a record amount of electricity in 2018, increasing by 11.8% over 2017 levels, led by a record year for wind energy generation which provided 17.1% of the UK's electricity


UK Sets Public Sector Emissions Reduction Target Of 43%

July 9th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

The UK Government last week announced it will stretch its public sector greenhouse gas emissions reduction target to 43% by 2019 to 2020 based on 2009 to 2010 levels in a move the government hopes will result in £340 million in savings. 


Outdated UK Onshore Wind Policy Could Cost £1 Billion

October 25th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

An unwritten UK Government promise of "no subsidies" for onshore wind is blocking potential development of the cheapest form of new electricity generation and could end up costing more than £1 billion over the next four to five years relative to other technologies. 


Boris Johnson Roasted In UK Parliament Question Time, Warns Against “Premature” Judgements Of Trump’s Climate Policy

November 23rd, 2016 | by Joshua S Hill

It was a particularly surprising turn of events when in July of this year, the new British Prime Minister Theresa May made former-London Mayor and Brexit-campaigner Boris Johnson her Foreign Secretary. Since then, America made Donald Trump its next President, so Boris Johnson's appointment seems a little less far-fetched now



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