Tag: renewables

  • Barclays launches £100m renewables fund for farmers

    Barclays launches £100m renewables fund for farmers

    YES. This is what we like: well-known people (like Michael Eavis) championing solar power. That gets the green thumbs up from the GPI team. Today, The Guardian reports that Barclays’ business arm is to help UK farmers finance renewable energy projects “following a massive surge in interest”. Good stuff. And for the record, our interest…

  • Solar Trends From Around The World

    Solar Trends From Around The World

    “Experts weigh in on what comes next in Europe, Asia and North America.” When it comes to the future of solar and renewable energy, our friends at 2degrees are constant source of news and knowledge. We really liked this interesting article about regional markets, which provides an insight to some of the observations gleaned from…

  • Offshore wind farms are good for wildlife, say researchers

    Appearing in The Guardian Environment Network online today, a “Dutch study finds birds avoid offshore wind turbines, while marine life finds shelter and new habitats.” After my post earlier this week asking Is UK newspaper coverage skewed against renewables, it’s great to see such a positive story on green energy. Speaking from the Institute for…