TITLE

energy in brief…

PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Sustain' Magazine;2006, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p74
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents news briefs related to energy industries in Great Britain as of March 2006. The Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Bill proposed by Conservative Shadow Environment Minister Gregory Barker has received support from the Town & Country Planning Association and from the Renewable Energy Association. The green-energy industry forum of Scotland has blamed the nation's planning process for the delays in the wind-power development projects of the Scottish Renewables. The plans of the Westmill Wind Farm Cooperative to build a community-owned wind farm in Watchfield, Oxfordshire has reached a milestone of £2 million funding.
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20890723

 

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