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European Energy Centre award ‘institute’ status by UK Government

The European Energy Centre (EEC-ECT) has been awarded Institute status by the UK Government following the distinguished work in providing accredited Renewable Energy training and research carried out in the UK and internationally. The prestigious Institute status is only awarded to well-established organisations and bodies who deliver education of the highest excellence. In addition to […]

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Could UK’s no-coal record increase focus on renewables?

At the time of writing, 28 April 2020 marks the day when Great Britain broke the record for the longest period of electricity generation without coal, energy data analyst EnAppSys has revealed. The previous record of 18 days, 6 hours and 10 minutes was set on June 4, 2019. The new record is due to […]

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Ofgem boss warns of looming energy crisis

The government has moved to reassure consumers that its policies will ‘keep the lights on’ amid dire warnings from Ofgem‘s chief executive that the UK’s energy supplies are in sharp decline. Ofgem boss Alistair Buchanan put DECC on a defensive footing by painting a bleak picture of sharp energy bill rises in the next few […]

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DECC publishes UK energy statistics

The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has published a summary of the UK’s energy statistics for the year 2011. It indicates that electricity from renewable sources increased by 33 percent on a year earlier and accounted for 9.4 percent of total UK electricity generation (34.4 TWh). Much of the increase installed capacity resulted […]

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