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Great Britain’s electricity system has greenest day ever over Easter
Sun and wind generated 60% of all electricity on Monday, data shows

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

06, Apr, 2021 @4:41 PM

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Community batteries: what are they, and how could they help Australian energy consumers?
Labor proposes funding batteries to allow households with solar power to pool excess electricity. Here’s what you need to know

Royce Kurmelovs

04, Apr, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Australians could be charged for exporting energy from rooftop solar panels to the grid
Proposed changes to the national energy market rules aims to prevent ‘traffic jams’ of electricity on sunny days

Adam Morton Environment editor

24, Mar, 2021 @11:24 PM

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‘It's radical’: the Ugandan city built on solar, shea butter and people power
Ojok Okello is transforming his destroyed village into a green town where social enterprises responsibly harness the shea tree

Caleb Okereke in Okere City

03, Mar, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Australia was the first casualty of the big blackout lie blaming wind power – the US could be next | Ketan Joshi
As climate impacts intensify, power grids stuffed with ageing fossil fuel infrastructure crumble

Ketan Joshi

22, Feb, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Country diary: a new use for my old stomping ground
Sandy, Bedfordshire: Returning to where I used to live, I did not know which garden marked where I last saw a skylark’s ascent, or which factory blocked the flightpath of partridges

Derek Niemann

10, Feb, 2021 @5:30 AM

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Less than 5% of green homes grant budget paid out, Labour reveals
Party calls for flagship scheme to be extended amid significant delays and problems

Sandra Laville

06, Feb, 2021 @8:00 AM

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US firm running eco grants scheme has won multiple UK government contracts
Virginia-based ICF has been awarded more than 80 government contracts in the last five years

Sandra Laville

26, Jan, 2021 @12:01 PM

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Government plans to turn England homes green 'in chaos' with debt and job losses
Exclusive: firms out of pocket and losing faith in scheme administered by US-based corporation

Sandra Laville

26, Jan, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Is the UK about to have liftoff in the global space industry?
With plans for satellite launches and investment in space-based solar, can the UK become a space super power?

Zahaan Bharmal

31, Dec, 2020 @2:51 PM

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Spinning emissions: Australia's climate projections are not what they seem
Official modelling could give you the impression the Morrison government has achieved something meaningful. But you would be wrong

Adam Morton Environment editor

11, Dec, 2020 @7:00 PM

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Australia's emissions fell 3% in year to June amid Covid shutdown
Angus Taylor hails data – but experts say much of fall unrelated to government action

Graham Readfearn and Adam Morton

30, Nov, 2020 @3:30 AM

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