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Changes to Corporation Tax relief on Renewable Energy projects

The latest Finance Bill – food for thought and some care needed.

New UK legislation in the Finance Bill 2017 will implement OECD recommendations to restrict the amount of interest that can be deducted for corporation tax purposes from 1 April 2017. 470 more words

Finance

Modeling reveals how policy affects adoption of solar energy photovoltaics in California

One key goal for renewable energy in the United States is to promote the continued adoption of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and create a clean energy workforce. 8 more words

Green Tech

Teaming up for cheaper energy from ocean tides

Oceanographers at Bangor University’s School of Ocean Sciences are launching a major project to study tidal turbulence at the Menai Strait in Wales. Just how can this project help reduce development costs, leading to cheaper energy from the tides? 8 more words

Green Tech

'Eco-treehouse' could be future of home building

A University of Dundee researcher has worked with architects to produce conceptual designs for a luxury ‘eco-treehouse’ capable of housing a family, regulating its own temperature and functioning on a self-maintaining, low-energy cycle. 8 more words

Green Tech

Bill to address solar panels on farmland

A bill sponsored by Rep. Greg Smith (R-Heppner) aims to address the development of solar panels on high-value farmland.

State Rep. Greg Smith (R-Heppner) is sponsoring legislation that would make it easier for the Umatilla Electric Cooperative to develop solar power in Umatilla and Morrow counties, allowing the utility to comply with statewide renewable energy goals. 12 more words

Oregon Legislature

Revolutionary method reveals impact of short circuits on battery safety

How lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries behave under short-circuit conditions can now be examined using a new approach developed by a UCL-led team to help improve reliability and safety. 8 more words

Green Tech

Energy Storage: Present or Future?

Every time we talk about renewable energy we end up in the same conundrum: offices work during office hours, factories work according to their own schedules and, in our homes, we want light as soon as we hit the switch. 3,254 more words

Energy Markets