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Dong Energy Burbo wind farm

DONG Energy confirms Burbo Bank offshore wind farm extension

Danish company's decision to add 258MW of capacity vindicates UK government policy, says Ed Davey

22 Dec 2014

E.ONs Scroby Sands offshore wind farm

2014, the green business year in review

BusinessGreen highlights the key trends that have dominated the last 12 months for the green economy

22 Dec 2014

Julia Groves

The Green ISA's time has come

Julia Groves of the UK Crowdfunding Association predicts the green investment sector is on the verge of a major breakthrough

22 Dec 2014

Study: Climate change could cut global food production 18 per cent by 2050

Scientists warn that major investments will be needed in irrigation and infrastructure to cope with changing rainfall patterns

19 Dec 2014

Can bottom up climate action work without top down policy?

Matthew Farrow of the Environmental Industries Commission reflects on a flurry of green economy speeches from leading figures

19 Dec 2014

EU ministers urge Brussels to accelerate climate policies

Ed Davey's Green Growth Group calls for early action on emissions trading scheme reform and legislation for 2030 targets

18 Dec 2014

The Green Party is Kodak - It should be Google

Robertsbridge's Brendan May fears the Green Party's policies and approach mean it is about to blow its biggest opportunity in a generation

18 Dec 2014

Procter & Gamble hails global waste reduction progress

Consumer goods giant sets itself four new environmental targets as part of latest sustainability report

17 Dec 2014

Greens mull SNP and Plaid Cymru alliance

Three parties meet to discuss plan to "battle the Westminster parties' obsession with austerity"

17 Dec 2014

Barnacle Goose chicks, the energy market, and the failures of state planning

Ovo Energy's Guy Newey reflects on the lessons contained for energy policy in David Attenborough's latest wildlife documentary

17 Dec 2014

Scottish industrial estates primed for wind energy expansion

Airborne Energy finds around 740 estates suitable for turbines with Mayfield Industrial Estate in Dalkeith declared the windiest

16 Dec 2014

That capacity auction: it's all going well, isn't it?

Alan Whitehead takes a magnifying glass to the government's new capacity auction and uncovers fears that it may not deliver the back up that is promised

16 Dec 2014

EDF sells wind farm stakes to China's CNG

Deal with China General Nuclear Power Corporation will release funds to invest in UK renewable projects, company says

15 Dec 2014

BusinessGreen Leaders Awards 2015 - Save the Date

Annual awards ceremony confirmed for July 1st 2015 at the Brewery in Central London

15 Dec 2014

Lima Call for Climate Action - The reaction

BusinessGreen runs through all the reaction to the latest UN climate agreement

15 Dec 2014

Britain’s dinosaur capacity market will worsen energy ‘trilemma’

Professor Catherine Mitchell reveals why she is none too impressed with the government's new capacity market

15 Dec 2014

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