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Articles by Joshua S Hill

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Sadiq Khan

Mayor Khan out to make London greenest city in the world


London Mayor presented his Environment Strategy last week, setting out his vision to make it the greenest city in the world.

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UK won't need new gas plants after 2025 coal phase-out

UK won’t need new gas plants after 2025 coal phase-out

UK is on track to phase-out coal by 2025, but won’t need to build any new large-scale gas plants in order to keep the lights on.

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California mandates solar PV on all new residential buildings

California mandates solar PV on all new residential buildings

California Energy Commission has, as predicted, mandated rooftop solar PV installations on all new residential buildings from 2020.

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California set to mandate rooftop solar on all new homes

California set to mandate rooftop solar on all new homes

California Energy Commission looking likely to approve move to rooftop solar compulsory on all new homes, condos, and apartments from 2020.

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UK water utility partners with LightsourceBP for 10 solar farms

UK water utility partners with LightsourceBP for 10 solar farms

Northumbrian Water signs deal with LightsourceBP to build 10 solar farms and help achieve its goal of being carbon neutral.

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Macquarie signs up to co-develop Japanese floating wind farm

Macquarie signs up to co-develop Japanese floating wind farm

Macquarie unit partners with French company Ideol to develop the first major floating wind farm off Japan.

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World’s first floating wind farm performing better than expected

World’s first floating wind farm performing better than expected

Hewing Scotland, the world’s first floating wind farm, operating at a capacity factor of 65 per cent in first three months.

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100% global renewable electricity more cost-effective than current system

100% global renewable electricity more cost-effective than current system

Making a global transition to 100% renewable electricity grid has long been a dream of many, and new research shows it is a viable reality.

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UK sets out clean growth strategy and major renewable energy auction

UK sets out clean growth strategy and major renewable energy auction

The UK Government has announced an ambitious new Clean Growth Strategy to drastically cut carbon emissions and combat climate change.

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UK govt launches £246m battery storage investment round

UK govt launches £246m battery storage investment round

UK government launches four-year, £246m investment round to boost research and development in battery technology.

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Wind Power = 124% of Scotland’s home electricity needs January–June 2017

Wind Power = 124% of Scotland’s home electricity needs January–June 2017

Record wind energy generation in Scotland in June helped lift total generation to the equivalent electrical needs of 124% of Scottish households.