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Jessica Shankleman started working for BusinessGreen as a freelance reporter in March 2010, before joining the team on a full time basis in September 2010.

She produces a wide range of news and analysis for the site, with a particular focus on renewable energy, green technology and legislation. She also contributes to much of BusinessGreen's multimedia content.

Jessica is an award-winning journalist who prior to joining BusinessGreen worked for renewable energy industry magazine renews.

She qualified from Cardiff University in 2009 with a postgraduate diploma in newspaper journalism. While there, she won an NCTJ Top Scoop Award for Excellence in Journalism for an exclusive story on the discovery of an unencrypted memory stick containing confidential child protection information.

Articles by Jessica Shankleman

RWE Gwynt y Mor offshore wind farm

Government's £95m subsidy increase leaves renewables industry 'underwhelmed'

RenewableUK welcomes funding increase, but predicts extra cash will deliver just 200MW of additional offshore wind farm capacity

02 Oct 2014

Narendra Modi in Rewari at ex-servicemen rally - by Narendra Modi Flickr

India eyes first offshore wind farm

Government and businesses sign memorandum of understanding for demonstration project off the Gujurat coast

02 Oct 2014

Alstom tidal turbine Oceade

Wave and tidal industry offered £5.4m research funding

Scotland confirms £450,000 contribution to European fund as Alstom unveils efficient new Oceade tidal turbine

02 Oct 2014

Do wind turbines really cause deafness?

Author of new report says media reports may have misled readers by claiming wind farms could cause hearing impairment

02 Oct 2014

Why are Google and Occidental Petroleum cutting ties with ALEC?

Yahoo, International Paper and Yelp also follow in steps of Microsoft by quitting right-wing lobby group

01 Oct 2014

Mars chews over sustainable palm oil sourcing performance

Confectionary giant now traces 57 per cent of palm oil back to mills

01 Oct 2014

How Champneys biomass boilers highlight renewable heat incentive opportunity

Neil Eckert of Aggregated Micro Power explains how his business is aiming to expand the renewable heat market

01 Oct 2014

Millennial generation: Today's CEOs are blocking green growth

New report backed by Coca-Cola Enterprises and Cranfield University highlights generational tensions as wide gap opens up in approaches to sustainability

01 Oct 2014

EU countries to set electric vehicle targets under new green car rules

Alternative fuel directive aims to build critical mass of electric vehicle charging points in bid to boost investor confidence in emerging sector

30 Sep 2014

Government enlists Love Home Swap chief to examine impact of sharing economy

Debbie Wosskow to lead BIS review of economic and social benefits of emerging models adopted by likes of Zipcar and Airbnb

30 Sep 2014

Investors asked to reveal climate risk strategies

In the wake of a series of divestment pledges last week, Asset Owners Disclosure Project urges investors to start reporting on climate risks

30 Sep 2014

Burbo Bank offshore wind annex gets planning green light

Dong Energy's 258MW extension project will use Vestas' new 8MW offshore wind turbines

29 Sep 2014

Is the EU's carbon market safe from fraud?

Four British men were last week jailed for their part in a multi-million euro carbon allowance crime ring, but do the same security risks remain?

29 Sep 2014

Government frees up fracking rules despite 99 per cent opposition

Scottish government accuses Whitehall of taking "gung-ho" approach to shale gas with new drilling regulations, but geothermal industry welcomes move

26 Sep 2014

UN climate chief: New York Summit is 'clearly not enough'

Christiana Figueres backs scathing critique by Graça Machel who accused world leaders of failing to grasp the full challenge of climate change

26 Sep 2014

Businesses are taking action to protect the world's forests

APP's Aida Greenbury explains the potential impact of the New York Declaration on deforestation

25 Sep 2014

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