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India solar power

India’s solar power set to outshine coal

21 October, 2016 – Solar power in India will be cheaper than imported coal by 2020, providing hundreds of thousands of jobs for a growing population – but the challenge is enormous.


Fabric creates energy for power dressing

23 September, 2016 – New hi-tech fabric that harnesses energy from motion and the sun illustrates how scientific ingenuity is creating ways to help tackle climate change.


Russia issues Hinkley nuclear warning

19 September, 2016 – EXCLUSIVE: State-owned Russian nuclear corporation says the industry’s credibility is at risk if building the new UK power plant is delayed or runs over budget.


Fossil fuels investment takes nosedive

17 September, 2016 – Energy experts say global investment patterns show a spectacular shift, with renewables on the rise and support for fossil fuels in sharp decline.


New patent boosts CO2 capture hopes

16 September, 2016 – Cost-effective capture of CO2 from coal-fired power stations is now a much brighter prospect after a bioscience breakthrough at a US laboratory.


Renewables establish economic lead

15 September, 2016 – New analysis shows the cost of energy from renewables is already lower on average than from fossil fuels, and will soon be even cheaper.


Gas pipelines run over EU energy policy

14 September, 2016 – Critics claim €3bn European funding for the Southern Gas Corridor energy project would undermine EU climate change targets and gloss over human rights abuses.

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