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Sceptre International Group News – Scotland launches home renewable energy loan scheme

Energy Minister Jim Mather aims to boost renewable heat market after UK government said it will delay domestic phase of the Renewable Heat Incentive to 2012 The Scottish government is launching a £500,000 interest-free loan scheme to boost the number … Continue reading

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Sceptre International Group News – Prince’s house aims to provide eco-blueprint for UK homes

Earls Court showcases home part-designed by Prince Charles to extract maximum energy efficiency from natural materials A house designed by Prince Charles that aims to bring “ecological living” to the volume house building market went on display at the Ideal … Continue reading

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Sceptre International Group News – Biofuels only major way to decarbonizes road fuel: BP

London, March 2 – Biofuels represent the only way to significantly reduce carbon emissions in road transport fuel and are likely to account for at least 12 percent of supply by 2030, an official with oil giant BP said on … Continue reading

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Sceptre International Group News – Ford offers glimpse of electric future at Geneva Motor Show

US manufacturer to launch electric Focus plus plug-in and hybrid C-MAX models Ford has confirmed it will unveil low carbon versions of three of its biggest selling models at the Geneva Motor Show later this week, hailing the new cars … Continue reading

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Sceptre International Group News – Minesto flying high with tidal kite grant

Carbon Trust to fund testing of Deep Green device that promises to tap tidal energy potential in slow-moving currents Underwater kites generating electricity from tidal flows could take off along Britain’s coastline if a new trial backed by a £350,000 … Continue reading

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Sceptre International Group – Icelandic pipe dream promises green power exports

Island outlines plan to rebuild shattered economy with help of 727-mile transmission cable The Icelandic government is examining the feasibility of transmitting up to 18 terawatt-hours (TWh) of geothermal and hydropower to the UK each year as part of its … Continue reading

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Sceptre International Group News – Journey to the centre of the Earth: Scientists warm to magma power

New paper outlines potential to tap new generation of deep geothermal wells Could we derive power from magma, the molten rock that comes from the centre of the earth?

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Sceptre International Group Limited News – Deeper emissions cuts would pull Europe out of economic mire

Report claims move to 30 per cent target would yield GDP gains of €600bn and more than six million jobs More demanding greenhouse gas emissions targets would help spur Europe’s economic recovery, rather than damage the bloc’s prospects as some … Continue reading

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Sceptre International Group Limited News – Could biodiversity panel address global policy issues?

Environment ministers meeting in Nairobi to discuss remit for Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services panel Environment ministers from around the world will meet this week in Nairobi, Kenya in an attempt to finalise plans for a new independent … Continue reading

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Sceptre International Group Limited News – Business leaders demand Osborne delivers green budget

Aldersgate Group urges chancellor to focus on ‘green growth’ in next month’s budget A coalition including some of the UK’s largest businesses has today called on chancellor George Osborne to deliver a new green growth strategy as part of his … Continue reading

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