Tuesday 31st of July 2018 | Posted In: Buy and Sell, Comply, Generate, Use and Manage

London to be powered by 100% renewable energy

Read our top five energy related news stories from the last couple of weeks. Energy is always in the news in one way or another, from renewable energy technology advancements and the latest from the ‘big six’ energy suppliers to advancements in energy saving and sustainability. In this blog, we share more about our favourite energy news stories from the last couple of weeks:

  1. The City of London Will Be Powered By 100% Renewable Energy Starting in October: According to a statement released by the “Square Mile’s” ruling body, the city plans on implementing the shift by installing solar panels on all government-owned buildings; investing in off-site renewable energy projects; and buying clean energy from the grid. Read more…
  2. UK passes 1,000 hours without coal as energy shift accelerates: Britain has been powered for more than a thousand hours without coal this year, in a new milestone underscoring how the polluting fuel’s decline is accelerating. Read more…
  3. Gatwick Airport achieves Zero Waste to Landfill accreditation: The airport has achieved this by reducing waste, finding ways to reuse materials, introducing specialist coffee cup and plastic bottle recycling and using rubbish to generate energy by building the world’s first on-airport plant. Read more…
  4. Renewables hit record generation share high in UK: This increased output meant that renewables’ share of total electricity generation increased to a record quarterly high of 30.1%. Read more…
  5. Sweet! Nestlé opens new wind farm in Scotland:  It will generate enough electricity to supply half of the annual power demands of its UK and Ireland operations. Read more…

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