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In the UK, awareness of climate change and its relation to energy supply is at an all-time high. The current technological and legislative context offers significant financial incentives for the expansion of renewable energy systems. This has created an attractive environment for shared investment in and ownership of renewable energy technologies. In April 2013 ManagEnergy… » read more

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The final results of the public consultation on INTELLIGENT ENERGY – EUROPE III IN HORIZON 2020 have been published on the DG Energy website, with responses identifying the public sector and local and regional authorities as priorities in the next funding period. The objective of the consultation was to seek the view of relevant stakeholders… » read more

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Despite – or perhaps because of – the acute economic recession in Ireland, the Irish government has earmarked €35m million in seed capital for a new energy efficiency fund to help reduce the cash-strapped nation’s energy consumption by 20%. On 28 February 2013, Irish Energy Minister, Pat Rabbitte formally announced a €70m Energy Efficiency Fund… » read more

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Across Europe, the renewables sector increased market share in 2011, with ‘bold local initiatives’cited as a leading factor in the sector’s growth. According to a new report released by EurObserv’ER , the renewables sector now has a 13.4% market share, employs 1.19 million people and accounts for a turnover of EUR 137 billion. The European… » read more

Posted by Clare Taylor