Renewable energy

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In the global race to dominate green technology, Britain is still tying its shoelaces
As the US, China and now the EU compete for the fruits of the green economy, the UK is hamstrung by Tory dogma, dither and delay

Andrew Rawnsley

05, Feb, 2023 @9:00 AM

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Joe Biden’s green subsidies have left Europe struggling for a response | Lorenzo Marsili
The EU needs an ambitious climate strategy for industry. So why is Giorgia Meloni its chief supporter?

Lorenzo Marsili

03, Feb, 2023 @12:00 PM

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How Putin’s plans to blackmail Europe over gas supply failed
Within eight months of Russia invading Ukraine, the EU’s 27 states had replaced about 80% of the natural gas they used to get from Moscow

Philip Oltermann in Berlin, Jon Henley and Angelique Chrisafis in Paris, Sam Jones in Madrid and Shaun Walker in Budapest

03, Feb, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Shell’s lack of ambition is maddening: it’s time to speed up transition to renewables
Even on the company’s broader metric, the greener stuff came out at only one-third of total expenditure

Nils Pratley

02, Feb, 2023 @7:30 PM

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Shell’s actual spending on renewables is fraction of what it claims, group alleges
Non-profit group Global Witness urges US regulator to investigate oil giant and potentially impose fines over apparent ‘mislabeling’

Oliver Milman

01, Feb, 2023 @1:00 PM

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EU plans to loosen state aid rules to boost renewables investment
Proposed use of tax credits follows pressure to respond to Biden’s $369bn green subsidy scheme in US

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

30, Jan, 2023 @3:02 PM

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US renewable energy farms outstrip 99% of coal plants economically – study
It is cheaper to build solar panels or cluster of wind turbines and connect them to the grid than to keep operating coal plants

Oliver Milman

30, Jan, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Shell and BP face tough job of keeping customers and investors happy as profits roll in
The oil giants will also have to contend with intensifying calls to put more money into clean energy

Alex Lawson

29, Jan, 2023 @12:05 AM

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Record levels of renewable energy push demand for electricity from the grid to all-time low for December quarter
Increased output from renewables, with a near-zero fuel cost, also nudged more coal and gas out of the generation market

Peter Hannam

24, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Greenpeace accuses Treasury of distorting its stance on biomass burning
Briefing notes obtained by FoI reveal minister meeting with Drax CEO was told Greenpeace supported practice

Fiona Harvey and Phoebe Cooke

24, Jan, 2023 @11:30 AM

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EU ‘could end reliance on China for electric car batteries by 2030’
Prediction predicated on investment that keeps pace with Joe Biden’s $369bn green subsidy spree

Alex Lawson

24, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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This is an era of plentiful, cheap, renewable energy, but the fossil fuel dinosaurs can’t admit it | Zoe Williams
For a couple of days this month, wind power supplied over half the UK’s electricity. You wouldn’t know it, says Guardian columnist Zoe Williams

Zoe Williams

20, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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