Monthly Archives: December 2014

  • EDF to take £3.3bn from current power plants

    One of Britain's largest energy suppliers, could be on course to a £1bn bonanza every year for the next three years. Under an immensely controversial government draft auction which commences on Tomorrow the 16th December 2014 will blanket all of EDF’s present coal and nuclear power plants.

    As you would expect the scheme has come under substantial censure in due of the financial expense which the subsidies will have to be greeted by. Of course this will be payed out by consumers… Although it’s estimated to be an additional £14 a year, it has also been subject to scrutiny by an esteemed leading industry member. EDF, to a great extent is owned through the French state, has put ...
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  • UK windfarms raise new power production record

    Figures released from the national grid last week showed that 43% of Britain's homes were powered by wind last sunday. National grid figures showed that an average of 7.31 GW of power was fabricated via wind farms. Breaking a new record for Britain on their previous achievement of 7.23GW

    It remains a controversial subject in terms of the knock on effect wind farms can have on house prices. A recent Canadian study however rejected these claims maintaining that wind turbines has no effect on property values of nearby homes. The research was conducted by the University of Guelph in Ontario.

    Research undertaken by Accent for the Energy Institute displayed that 61% of people woul ...
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  • Are you eligible for UK Government funded insulation?

    Under the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund households across Britain qualify for up to £5,600 in the direction of home improvements. The funding starts from December the 10th although as you’d expect perhaps won’t remain in operation for long. It is anticipated that the government will produce £30 million vouchers directed for the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund, accompanied by £24 million to solid wall insulation and finally £6 million accessible to other home improvements.

    Yes this isn’t the first occasion grants have been up for grabs under the program. Earlier this year in June £120 million was made available. Of course the program was so successful that the funding ...
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  • Bank of England to investigate carbon bubble danger

    The Bank of England is probing into the precarious possibility of fossil fuel organisations causing a potentially catastrophic economic crash if emission policies alter, rendering their oil, coal and gas valueless.

    For those unfamiliar with the frequently touted 'carbon bubble'. There is a possibility the world could be heading into a large financial economic crisis. This is due to stock markets magnifying an investment fizz in fossil fuels to the sum of trillions of dollars.

    The chief worry is that if the worlds government comply with their earlier reservation of reducing global waning by 2C through slashing carbon emissions then potentially two thirds of the FTSE350 is ...
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