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VIDEO | UK’s first floating solar farm installed

30-Sep-2014 | By

The UK’s first floating solar farm has been installed on a reservoir in Berkshire.

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Swedes challenge convention with floating wind farms

23-Sep-2014 | By Greg Pitcher

A Swedish energy firm is planning to create multi-turbine floating wind power platforms in UK waters.

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Energy: Solar roads take off

16-Sep-2014 | By

Trials in the Netherlands and US are looking at the possibility of using roads as a source of solar energy, as Dave Parker discovers.

Opinion

Peter Rolton

Independence v oil dependence

4-Sep-2014 | By Peter Rolton

The Scottish independence referendum finally happens next week, with an accompanying debate that grows more convoluted by the day. Both sides of the argument have long since reached fever pitch, with the ‘Yes’ team calling foul play over British government’s refusal to allow an independent Scotland access to sterling currency and the ‘No’ team claiming that the (Scottish National Party) SNP will falter when it comes to joining the European Union as a separate state.

Floating solar panels

VIDEO | UK’s first floating solar farm installed

The UK’s first floating solar farm has been installed on a reservoir in Berkshire.

Energy

Atkins targets Middle East energy sector with new appointment

Atkins has appointed a new managing director for its power business as part of plans to expand its energy capability, with a particular focus in the Middle East.

Dawn of a new era

Water shortages could hinder fracking

A shortage of fresh water could curtail the development of fracking for shale oil and gas in many parts of the world, according to a report by the World Resources Institute (WRI).

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Plans submitted for Cambridgeshire new town

The Homes and Communities Agency has submitted plans for the next development phase of Northstowe new town, in Cambridgeshire.

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Mabey to build National Grid's first 'T-Pylons'

British manufacturer Mabey Bridge has been awarded the first contract to construct National Grid’s new ‘T-Pylons’ - a new prototype of electricity pylons.

Renew buys gas infrastructure firm for £14.8M

Renew has acquired gas infrastructure outfit Forefront in a deal worth £14.8M.

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