All posts in "Green energy"

Kevin McCloud and investing in local ventures | Letters

By Anne workforce / August 27, 2019

Judy Eames on the news that investors in the Grand Designs presenter’s property firm could face big losses You report (Grand Designs’ McCloud faces property nightmare, 23 August) that shareholders could make big losses after being promised big returns by a property company run by Grand Designs’ Kevin McCloud. I’ve lost count of how often […]


Just 10% of fossil fuel subsidy cash ‘could pay for green transition’

By Anne workforce / August 13, 2019

Redirecting small portion of subsidies would unleash clean energy revolution, says report Switching just some of the huge subsidies supporting fossil fuels to renewables would unleash a runaway clean energy revolution, according to a new report, significantly cutting the carbon emissions that are driving the climate crisis. Coal, oil and gas get more than $370bn […]


Travellers’ tales: readers’ favourite holiday memories

By Anne workforce / August 12, 2019

Our tipsters’ memorable moments include falling in love in Venice, drinking schnapps for breakfast in Slovenia – and a disappearing cow in India I hopped on to a pink rowing boat in the village of Tam Cốc in Vietnam, for a peaceful boat ride just after sunrise. I admired the breathtaking views of the bright-green […]


UK risks losing out to Europe in home battery boom, report warns

By Anne workforce / August 12, 2019

Controversial tax hike could leave country lagging behind as continent powers ahead The UK risks being left behind in Europe’s home battery boom because of a controversial tax hike on solar-battery systems, according to a report. The energy consultancy Wood Mackenzie has predicted that Europe’s home battery capacity could climb fivefold in the next five […]

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