Energy

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Battery power: five innovations for cleaner, greener electric vehicles
EVs are seen as key in transition to low-carbon economy, but as their human and environmental costs become clearer, can new tech help?

Oliver Balch

26, Nov, 2021 @9:00 AM

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The road to net zero: Aberdeen looks to a future without oil
Can the Granite city diversify into non-fossil fuel industries in time to avoid the fate of UK coal-mining areas?

Larry Elliott Economics editor

01, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Why are all the electricity suppliers saying ‘no’ to installing a meter?
I bought a new home in north Norfolk but I can’t get it officially connected

Miles Brignall

30, Aug, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Floating wind turbines could open up vast ocean tracts for renewable power
This relatively new technology has potential to help power a clean energy transition, if it can overcome some big hurdles

Paola Rosa-Aquino

29, Aug, 2021 @12:00 PM

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At home with a heat pump: ‘It makes hot water when it’s freezing outside’
Four householders with recently installed air source heat pumps discuss the ups and downs of ownership

Jillian Ambrose

14, Aug, 2021 @7:11 PM

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Why is a big oil company investing huge amounts of money in Wyoming wind?
Anschutz Corporation, which made billions drilling oil, is building a 732 power line to carry renewable energy to cities including Los Angeles and Pheonix

Stephen Robert Miller

28, Jul, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Shell and Scottish Power submit plans for floating offshore windfarms
Energy firms hope to produce world’s first large-scale floating turbines in north-east Scotland

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

15, Jul, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Electric cars: switching tariff could save £300-plus a year
Many motorists charging their vehicle at home don’t even know special cost-cutting deals exist

Miles Brignall

12, Jun, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Record metals boom may threaten transition to green energy
Demand and prices are soaring for minerals essential to the construction of low-carbon infrastructure

Jillian Ambrose

15, May, 2021 @3:00 PM

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First microwave-powered home boiler could help cut emissions
‘Drop-in’ replacement for gas boilers may help tackle the challenge of cutting climate emissions from home heating

Damian Carrington Environment editor

16, Mar, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Good vibrations: bladeless turbines could bring wind power to your home
‘Skybrators’ generate clean energy without environmental impact of large windfarms, say green pioneers

Jillian Ambrose

16, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Scottish homes to be first in world to use 100% green hydrogen
Some 300 homes in Fife to be fitted with free boilers, heaters and cooking appliances

Jillian Ambrose

30, Nov, 2020 @9:00 AM

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