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Morocco’s renewable energy ambitions drawing controversy

Morocco’s renewable energy ambitions drawing controversy

The energy transition is underway practically everywhere. But, plans in Morocco are drawing controversy because of how they are impacting on local communities. Arthur Neslen explains recent developments in a recent Guardian article.   Africa’s biggest windfarm sparks controversy in the desert Last week’s Marrakech climate summit shone a light on Morocco’s clean energy plans, … Continue reading

New approach to offshore windfarms

New approach to offshore windfarms

Matt Mace wrote in The Guardian about an important new pilot project in Scotland – a windfarm that floats. The owner is hoping that this will be a new, significant and increasingly competitive renewable energy source.   World’s largest floating windfarm gets green light in Scotland The Scottish government has granted consent for the world’s … Continue reading

Renewable energy subsidies under attack in the UK

Renewable energy subsidies under attack in the UK

UK’s Prime Minister, David Cameron, says ‘enough is enough’ over payments for energy source and says put them in planning system, according to a recent column by Patrick Wintour in The Guardian.   Cameron pushes for removal of onshore windfarm subsidies David Cameron claimed on Tuesday the public was “fed up” with onshore windfarms and … Continue reading