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WF
25Apr

Conservative windfarm policy endangers cheap energy in UK. - 25th April

Conservative opposition to windfarms risks the UK missing out on one of the cheapest sources of electricity, according to the head of a Shell-funded industry group. Read more

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24Apr

135 years on and the UK experiences its first day without coal power: 24th April

Friday 21st April 2017 marks the first day since 1882 that Britain experienced a day free of coal-produced energy. Read more

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21Apr

Electric vehicle surge could disrupt UK energy network, finds report from Green Alliance: 21st April

The latest report from Green Alliance warns that the coming surge in electric vehicle (EV) use will disrupt the UK’s energy network... Read more

AyrshireCollege
19Apr

CWL proud to continue partnership with Ayrshire College - 19th April

CWL are delighted to have provided a two week work placement for students from Ayrshire College studying the City and Guilds Wind Turbine Technician Course... Read more

Onshore Wind
13Apr

The cost effectiveness of onshore wind - 13th April

A new report demonstrates that onshore wind continues to offer the most cost effective and cleanest form of electricity in Britain. Read more

ClientEarth
12Apr

Government given deadline on climate change publication - 12th April

Environmental lawyers have given the UK Government 21 days to explain its failure to produce a plan addressing climate change. Read more

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10Apr

Community Windpower have been named as one of Europe’s fastest growing companies by FT1000

10th April 2017 Read more

Offshore WTG
07Apr

Scotland’s green energy industry provides 58,500 full-time jobs - 7th April

Energy Minister Paul Wheelhouse and WWF Scotland warned UK Government policies could be damaging for the industry. Read more

sasasa
05Apr

New study shows earlier climate ‘payback’ with aggressive emission reductions – 5th April

A new paper, Early benefits of mitigation in risk of regional climate extremes published by Nature Climate Change, has discovered that early mitigation and emission reductions... Read more

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04Apr

Agreement signed by Scottish First Minister acknowledges importance of climate change - 4th April

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon met the governor of California Jerry Brown to discuss ambitions to and signed a joint agreement committing both parties to work together... Read more

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03Apr

March marks a record-breaking month for Scottish wind farms - 3rd March

Wind power generated the equivalent of 58% of Scottish electricity needs last month... Read more

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