2002


the soil association logo.

Ecotricity talks wind at organic conference

Ecotricity, the pioneering green electricity company, is a sponsor of the Soil Association's 2003 national organic conference and also running a workshop on wind energy diversification.


10 December 2002


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suffolk's first wind turbine

Yes to Suffolk's first wind turbine

Ecotricity has been given planning permission to build Suffolk's first wind turbine.


10 December 2002


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Ecotricity and Greenpeace go to Europe over British Energy loan

Ecotricity and Greenpeace have announced that they are opening a new front against the British Government's support for ailing nuclear generator British Energy and taking its legal battle on to the European Court of Justice.


10 December 2002


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British energy logo.

Extended British Energy loan will drain tax-payer

Ecotricity, the UK's pioneering green energy company, has condemned the extension of the emergency loan to British Energy (BE) and the restructuring plan that makes taxpayers liable for its multi-billion pound nuclear clean-up costs.


05 December 2002


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solar farm.

Ecotricity forecasts a hit with solar powered album

Ecotricity, the UK's pioneering green energy company, is helping the innovative London-based Maori musician and DJ KORU to produce his next album.


05 December 2002


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surfers against sewage about to go surfing on the beach.

Ecotricity welcomes Surfers Against Sewage on board

Clean water advocate, Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) has switched to Ecotricity, the world's first green electricity company.


05 December 2002


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greenpeace logo.

Ecotricity and Greenpeace granted a Judicial Review over Government's 'illegal' British Energy loan

Today the High Court gave Ecotricity and Greenpeace leave to proceed with a Judicial Review of the Government's decision to loan £650 million of taxpayers' money to private nuclear generator, British Energy.


22 November 2002


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dale vince.

Ecotricity and Greenpeace take government to High Court over 'illegal' British Energy loan

Ecotricity and Greenpeace are taking the Government to the High Court tomorrow (22nd November) to lay out their case for a Judicial Review of the Government's £650 million bailout of failed private nuclear generator British Energy.


21 November 2002


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lincolnshire windfarm.

Ecotricity plans major wind parks in Lincolnshire

Ecotricity, the UK's first green electricity company, has today announced plans to build 30 wind turbines in East Lindsey, Lincolnshire.


21 November 2002


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a windmill.

Harvesting wind energ

At Smithfield this year, Ecotricity, the world's first 'green' electricity company is offering farmers the chance to enhance their business by hosting wind turbines on their land.


20 November 2002


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the construction of the worlds tallest wind turbine.

World's largest wind turbine towers above the London Eye

The world's largest wind turbine will soon arrive in the UK.


18 November 2002


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The Ecotricity team in 2002.

Ecotricity Group expands team to reflect wind energy growth

Ecotricity, the UK's first green electricity company, has increased its staff numbers 30% in the last twelve months.


05 November 2002


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streetlights.

Green lights get the go ahead

N JUNE this year, a panel of Gloucestershire citizens was asked whether Gloucestershire County Council should use renewable energy to power street lighting.


05 November 2002


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a gas hob.

British Energy £650 million bailout is unlawful

British Energy's £650 million loan of taxpayer's money has been confirmed as illegal state aid by the European Commission.


05 November 2002


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the soil association logo

Organic Power

The Soil Association and Ecotricity are joining forces in a bid to clean up the nation's production of electricity and food.


04 November 2002


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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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the western windpower team.

Western Windpower celebrates supply of 1000th WindMast and ten years in business

Local award winning Gloucestershire company, Western Windpower, Europe's leading exporter of wind monitoring equipment celebrated the supply of its 1000th wind mast this week as well as ten years in business.


23 October 2002


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organex logo

'Organic' electricity comes to Organex

Guests at this year's organic produce trade show, Organex, will be able to turn their homes green with the UK's first green electricity company, Ecotricity.


15 October 2002


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Ecotricity to build second Swaffham Wind Turbine

Go-ahead to build a second wind turbine in Swaffham.


01 October 2002


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the ford assemble centre.

Ecotricity and Ford plan to build London's first wind park

Ecotricity and Ford Motor Company Limited have announced plans to build London's first wind park.


24 September 2002


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gas hob.

Greenpeace and Ecotricity challenge legality of British Energy bail outs

European Commission did not approve loan to nuclear generator.


18 September 2002


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wind turbine with sunset in the background.

New wind power for West Norfolk homes

Planning permission for a new wind park in Norfolk.


12 September 2002


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soil association.

Partnerships brings power to organics

The Soil Association is encouraging organic consumers and businesses to switch to windpower, through a partnership with Ecotricity.


26 August 2002


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an amazonian tribesman.

Ecotricity sponsors Brazil's free mega-rave in the Amazon rainforest

is sponsoring a huge environmental rave taking place in the Amazon jungle between 24th & 27th August.


22 August 2002


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showing dale vince at the body shop.

Ecotricity for sale at The Body Shop

From this week The Body Shop customers can register their homes to be powered by Ecotricity.


19 August 2002


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Dale vince.

Ecotricity head appointed to Renewables Advisory Board

Dale Vince, managing director of Ecotricity has been appointed to the Renewables Advisory Board (RAB).


12 August 2002


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lincolnshire wind park.

Lincolnshire's first wind park goes live

At 11am this morning Lincolnshire's first wind park started generating ecotricity.


19 July 2002


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a modern wind mill.

Ecotricity makes tactical withdrawal

Ecotricity withdraws from Stroud wind park extension enquiry.


15 July 2002


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a collection of wind turbines.

Building starts on 1st Renewables Obligation project

First Renewables Obligation project.


17 June 2002


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a wind turbine.

Ecotricity builds Lincolnshire's first wind turbines

The world's first green electricity company, Ecotricity, has begun work on Lincolnshire's first wind park.


09 May 2002


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suma logo.

Protest against nuclear power.

Ecotricity teams up with FoE to fight nuclear power

Friends of the Earth campaigners joined local residents to welcome the closure of Bradwell nuclear power station on 28th March. The Essex station was decommissioned on Easter Sunday, after 40 years of operation.


28 March 2002


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