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Blairgowrie Hydro Plans
CONSTRUCTION of a revolutionary energy project in Blairgowrie’s River Ericht got under way yesterday. A modern hydro turbine will be used to generate electricity, which will then be sold to the national electricity grid. The profits are to be invested in related ventures which organisers hope will inject vitality into the local c...
Ireland Seeks Energy Independence With Renewables Push
Ireland could become energy independent if it adopts a plan to create a series of pumped hydro storage stations along its western coast. That’s the claim of the team behind Natural Hydro Energy (NHE), which proposes to flood and dam coast...
UK councils now permitted to sell green electricity
A ban on councils in the UK selling green electricity into the national grid is to be overturned, UK Climate Change Secretary Chris Huhne announces. The UK's Local Government (Miscellaneou...
Conference To Be Held To Discuss The Future Of Hebridean Energy
A two day conference has been organised to discuss the future of the Western Isles' energy sector. Supported by North Scotland Industries Group, Highlands and Islands Enterprise, Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar and SUSPLAN the conference will include a w...
US Oil Spill Shows Urgent Need For Clean Energy
As new estimates show the Gulf oil spill to be the biggest in U.S. history, and images of birds and sea turtles covered in oil begin to surface, the call to end offshore drilling in this country is growing.While images of oiled wildlife and b...

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