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UK solar energy leapfrogs to third in world

UK solar energy leapfrogs to third in world

The UK is now third in the global rankings for utility-scale solar energy after a surge in installations in the first quarter of 2015. Patrick Graichen, Director of the Agora Energiewende says that the study shows solar has become cheape...

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Oil & Gas UK’s new chief executive Deirdre Michie takes charge

Oil & Gas UK’s new chief executive Deirdre Michie takes charge

Last year she developed and implemented a revised sustainable operating model for Shell’s UK upstream operations, leading a multi-disciplinary team. “This is a difficult time for the offshore oil and gas sector,” she said. “We need to en...

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Election uncertainty puts brakes on building sector

Election uncertainty puts brakes on building sector

Strength of slowdown shown in construction PMI survey reveals how tight election race is putting ‘grit in the wheels of decision making in the building sector’. Tim Moore, senior economist at Markit, said uncertainty over the outcome of ...

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