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UK wind chalks up new energy record

Onshore and offshore turbines have set a new record by generating more than 10,000 megawatts of electricity for the first time, according to National Grid.

Recycling

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    Costa launches cup recycling scheme

    Costa is launching a nationwide recycling scheme across over 2,000 stores in order to recover and guarantee the recycling of its takeaway cups.

Energy

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    UK wind chalks up new energy record

    Onshore and offshore turbines have set a new record by generating more than 10,000 megawatts of electricity for the first time, according to National Grid.

Carbon Footprint

Highlights

Education

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‘Energy storage is vital, but industry isn’t ready’ finds industry report

A major survey of European power industry professionals has revealed a sector keenly aware of the importance of emerging technologies, such as energy storage, but feeling under-prepared for the disruption they may bring.

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Scotland wastes 1.32m tonnes of food & drink

An estimated 1.35 million tonnes of food and drink in Scotland was wasted in 2013, according to new figures from Zero Waste Scotland.

Finance

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Duke Energy acquires Colorado solar project

Duke Energy Renewables has acquired the 13-megawatt Victory Solar Power Project in Adams County, Colorado, from developer juwi Inc.

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Vestas to deliver tallest turbines in China

Vestas will supply turbines and supervise installation of 40 turbines in China and each hub boasting heights of 137 meters, the project will comprise China's tallest wind turbines.

Logistics

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Four capitals ditching diesel

Four capital cities in the C40 group have announced that they will remove diesel vehicles from their cities by 2025.

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London showcases first hydrogen powered double decker bus

Wrigthbus recently showcased London’s first zero-emission, hydrogen double decker bus.