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London Array adds final turbine to world’s largest offshore wind farm

London Array adds final turbine to world’s largest offshore wind farm

The 175th and final turbine was installed on the £2 billion London Array yesterday, marking the end of construction of the world’s largest offshore wind farm.

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Onshore wind farm online in Europe, while US goes offshore

Onshore wind farm online in Europe, while US goes offshore

Europe’s largest onshore wind farm in Romania is now fully operational, while the US is backing offshore wind with the launch of seven new projects.

BYD taxi for Bogota

BYD takes all-electric taxis to Colombia

BYD takes all-electric taxis to Colombia

Chinese automaker BYD announced this week that the Colombian capital of Bogotá will be trialling the company’s all-electric e6 sedan as a taxi.

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Chargemaster overtakes Elektromotive in £8.5 million deal

Chargemaster overtakes Elektromotive in £8.5 million deal

UK electric vehicle infrastructure provider Chargemaster is to acquire Elektromotive, the first company to introduce public electric vehicle charging stations in the UK nearly ten years ago, in a cash deal worth £8.5 million.

UK government gives go ahead for shale gas fracking to restart

UK government gives go ahead for shale gas fracking to restart

UK Energy Secretary Ed Davey has today given the go ahead for fracking of shale gas to restart in the UK.

UK government promises consumer security in smart meter rollout

UK government promises consumer security in smart meter rollout

The UK government yesterday outlined new rules to protect consumers’ privacy and security as smart meters are rolled out across the country over the next seven years.

UK’s ‘dash for gas’ will boost bills, warns committee

UK’s ‘dash for gas’ will boost bills, warns committee

The influential Committee on Climate Change has today warned that increased reliance on unabated gas generation could add £600 to the average household bill over the coming decades.

Businesses “sleepwalking” into resource crisis, warns research

Businesses “sleepwalking” into resource crisis, warns research

Businesses are unprepared for the effects of dwindling resources and are “sleepwalking” towards a crisis, warns the Carbon Trust.

Apple powers ahead with fuel cells and solar panels at data centre

Apple powers ahead with fuel cells and solar panels at data centre

Apple is making progress on its plans to run its new data centre in North Carolina on renewables.

London 2012 organisers hail success on cutting emissions

London 2012 organisers hail success on cutting emissions

The final post-games sustainability report reveals that the London 2012 Olympic Games had a 28% smaller carbon footprint than predicted, saving 400,000 tonnes of CO2 equivalent from construction to the closing ceremony.