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The New Climate Economy

Renewable energy and innovative climate technology would play a key role in the transformation of energy systems from fossil to renewable – due to the report: ‘The New Climate Economy’ from The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate.

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European Investment Bank provides £500 million for grid connector in the Highlands of Scotland

Since the March 11th blog post on the need for grid connection to Scottish Islands the European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to provide £500 million (€618 million) of investment to improve the transmission network in northern Scotland.

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New 12MW Wind Farm for Northern Ireland

Gaelectric has completed and will officially open its 12MW Monnaboy wind farm in Northern Ireland today. This new wind farm has created employment.

The £16.8m Derry project features four Enercon E-82 turbines with blade tip heights of 121.3 metres.

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BioRES project report on “Biomass Logistics and Trade Centres” published by GREBE partner Luke

The BioRES project studied the best European practices to establish Biomass Logistic and Trade Centres (BLTCs), local or regional centres with optimised logistics and trading organization where different woody bioenergy products (or heat) are marketed at standardized quality focusing on the domestic market uptake.

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EU Referendum -Should we stay or should we go?

Earlier this month I had the opportunity to attend a debate organised by Cardiff University’s Business School Society on the Pros and Cons of Britain leaving the EU. 1,264 more words

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GREBE Industry Advisory Group meeting in Finland

GREBE Industry Advisory Groups provide their insights on how project activities can most effectively be implemented in the region, how project can link and work together with other activities and results be disseminated to various beneficiaries.

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Hydrogen – a solution to the RES integration challenge?

In some scenarios up to 50% of the electricity demand in the EU by 2030, will be covered by energy from Renewable Energy Sources (RES).  The energy production from RES is energy production from variable energy sources, whose production is subject to both seasonal as well as hourly weather variability.

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