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Independent report states that UK government should back renewables rather than nuclear

from LCR Future Energy

11th July 2018

The National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) released a report yesterday stating that the UK government should agree support for only one more nuclear power station before 2025. Instead, the government should prioritise energy eff...

The Long Read: Ocean energy in the UK and how we can make the Mersey Tidal Power Plan work

from LCR Future Energy

4th July 2018

Investment in clean energy has fell in the UK by 10% in 2016 and 56% in 2017. Last year, the UK Treasury announced there would be no new subsidies for clean energy until 2025 at the earliest, with existing subsidies for onshore wind, solar and gre...

Business of the Week: Green Mole

from LCR Future Energy

27th June 2018

Green Mole is the specialist energy efficiency division of directional drilling business, Mole Group. Based in Wirral, Liverpool City Region, Green Mole work across the whole of the UK deliveri...

Government rejects Swansea tidal lagoon plan on the same day as granting Heathrow airport expansion

from LCR Future Energy

26th June 2018

The UK government yesterday rejected plans to build the world’s first tidal power lagoon in Swansea Bay. Hours later parliament then voted in a huge majority to approve plans to build a third runway at Heathrow airport. Busines...

Onshore Wind could save UK consumers £1.6 billion, says report

from LCR Future Energy

13th June 2018

Onshore Wind could save UK consumers £1.6 billion, says report The report – ‘The Power of Onshore Wind’ - carried out by BVG Associates has stated that awarding Contracts for Difference for 5 GW of onshore wind...

Business of the Week: Extreme Low Energy (ELe)

from LCR Future Energy

11th June 2018

ELE is a specialist manufacturer and supplier of low energy infrastructures established in 2014 by Mark Buchanan, with an ambition to eliminate energy waste from the conversion process between AC (Alternative Curr...


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