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Kyocera announces plan for world’s largest floating solar farm

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Joint venture planning to build 2.9MW floating solar farm in Hyogo Prefecture

02 Sep 2014

Government launches electricity demand reduction pilot project

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Government invites applications from companies seeking financial support to help them install energy efficient technologies

02 Sep 2014

Wind energy outstrips coal as industry smashes August generation record

First 6MW wind turbine at Westermost Rough

Official figures show that wind turbines provided more power to the grid than coal plants on five separate days last month

01 Sep 2014

Liberals Democrats plan to ban 'unabated' coal and offer tax cuts for greener homes

Decarbonisation target and council tax rebates for energy efficiency improvements among party's manifesto plans

01 Sep 2014

Reports: Japan mulls 30 per cent renewables target

Local media reports that Environment Minister is making case for ambitious renewable energy target

01 Sep 2014

Shell leaves door open for Arctic drilling return

Company files proposal with US government for two rigs off the Alaskan coast

29 Aug 2014

Masdar cuts ribbon on Samoa's first wind farm

Abu Dhabi backed green investment giant says Pacific Islands renewables projects are cutting both costs and carbon emissions for developing nations

29 Aug 2014

Siemens halts work on Skerries tidal array

Decision comes two months after company had £10m government grant withdrawn

29 Aug 2014

Aviva Investors beefs up £76m domestic solar portfolio

Institutional investor makes latest move into the residential solar market with acquisition of 11.3MW portfolio from Zouk Capital

28 Aug 2014

New coal power stations threat to EU’s emissions target

Burning Europe’s lignite reserves would wipe out carbon budget from 2020 until the end of the century, says Greenpeace

27 Aug 2014

Studies examine potential fracking link to birth defects

Preliminary findings suggest shale gas wells could be a factor in heart problems and low birth weights

27 Aug 2014

Report: University of Sydney joins coal divestment movement

Sydney Morning Herald reports that university is to cease investments in Whitehaven Coal following Greenpeace campaign

27 Aug 2014

Atlantis inks £7.5m deal to open up second front in MeyGen tidal energy push

Just days after announcing work is to start on first phase of MeyGen tidal stream project, Atlantis Resources confirms initial funding for phase two

27 Aug 2014

Reports: Indian Supreme Court rules coal mining licences illegal

BBC reports that all mining licences awarded to coal firms between 1993 and 2010 have been deemed illegal

26 Aug 2014

New 'resource-efficient' T-pylons to be built in the UK

Mabey Bridge wins National Grid contract to build test prototypes of new generation of pylons using fewer raw materials

26 Aug 2014

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