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Britons favour onshore wind over fracking by three to one

The majority of people in Britain would prefer to live near a wind farm than a fracking site, new YouGov research commissioned by Ecotricity revealed today.


14 April 2014


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Eric Pickles

Pickles throws out wind farm planning rules on a whim

Communities Secretary, Eric Pickles, has announced that he will be expanding his own powers to call-in and decide planning decisions on renewable energy projects for a further 12 months - essentially right up until the election.


11 April 2014


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Wind firm says: “Conservatives showing their true colours”

“Conservatives showing their true colours”

Ecotricity believes the Conservatives finally showed their true colours today with proposals to restrict the renewables industry bound for their election manifesto after previously promising to be the ‘greenest Government ever’.


02 April 2014


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Dale Vince: Government and regulators have been slow to act in energy market

Dale Vince: Government and regulators have been slow to act in energy market

Ofgem have referred the industry to the Competition & Markets Authority, Dale questions why the regulator has allowed The Big 6 to go unchallenged this long.


27 March 2014


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From the archive

an off shore windfarm

Ecotricity challenges government report on wind power

Ecotricity, the UK's first green electricity company, is challenging a Government report which questions the reliability of wind power and the cost of the renewable energy industry.


02 November 2002


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