2009


COP15 logo

From Kyoto to Copenhagen

Isabelle's road to Copenhagen as part of the UKYCC Delegation


30 November 2009


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Our green gas illustration.

Green Gas from Ecotricity is go!

Windpower pioneer fires up British 'Green Gas' revolution.


22 November 2009


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Artist's impression of how the Lotus wind park will look.

Lotus gets the green light ... AGAIN!

The High Court throws out the challenge against our planning permission.


12 November 2009


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iawards logo - innovate, inspire, in Britain

Dale appointed as chair judge for the iawards Energy & Environment category

Dale will join a whole host of business leaders, celebrities and academics to judge the best of British science and innovation.


27 October 2009


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Stroud5050 Campaign logo

Have your say on the Stroud5050 campaign

We’re kicking off the energy debate in the Stroud District by pushing for 50% of our energy needs to come from clean, green energy from wind turbines right here in Stroud.


16 September 2009


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The Nemesis Wind Car

The Nemesis wind car - first public appearance

The Nemesis set to make its first public appearance at the Science Museum's Festival of Innovation


09 September 2009


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500 Kites logo, with kite illustration.

500 Kites - Come fly with us on the 13th September!

Help us to fill the sky with kites and celebrate the power of the wind at Thistledown Environment Centre, in Gloucestershire.


04 September 2009


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The Vestas protest has kicked up a gear but still the Government is found wanting.

Vestas workers fight on

The Vestas protest has kicked up a gear but still the Government is found wanting.


03 August 2009


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Greenbird breaking the world record!

The Greenbird comes home

See it at the Science Museum 4th – 6th August


29 July 2009


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Policeman guards the entrance to the Vestas turbine plant.

Vestas closure a blow to wind in the UK

As protest continues around the closure of the Vestas factory on the Isle of Wight the pressure is mounting on the Government to make a stand.


24 July 2009


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Billboard with EDF's greenwash Union Jack.

Greenwash Day

Dale proposes the introduction of a new regulator to stop un-ethical greenwashing.


10 July 2009


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Photomontage of the proposed wind park.

Silton Wind Park application turned down

Very disappointing, but not really a surprise. It shows once again that local councils are just not capable of making these decisions.


02 July 2009


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Dale sits in front of our Lynch Knoll turbine.

Dale Vince named Ernst & Young London & South Entrepreneur Of The Year 2009

The judges described Vince as a ‘passionate, self-taught, intuitive entrepreneur with an inspiring, entrepreneurial story’.


16 June 2009


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The UFO turbine blade arrives at the Ecotech Centre.

The one that got away...

‘UFO’ blade finds new home at Ecotech Centre.


16 June 2009


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Our Ecotricity van at Fen Farm in Lincolnshire.

British consumers urge Government to lead Green Revolution on World Environment Day

A survey commissioned by Ecotricity shows that Britons want their leaders to take decisive action to fight climate change.


05 June 2009


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The Ecotricity Greenbird breaking the world record.

British engineering propels man to new world wind powered speed record

On the morning of March 26th, on the 'dry' Lake Ivanpah, a British man became the fastest naturally powered human on the planet.


31 March 2009


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Climbers hang a 'Not Stupid' banner from our Ecotech turbine.

Wind power most definitely ‘Not Stupid’

Groups inspired by the film ‘The Age of Stupid’ have staged a series of audacious actions to highlight the ‘Stupid’ and ‘Not Stupid’ of Britain.


19 March 2009


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Artist's impression of the Shipdham wind park.

Shipdham goes back to the drawing board

Latest appeal decision continues the 7 year planning battle to build two turbines in Norfolk.


11 March 2009


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Artist's impression of the proposed wind park.

H+H and Ecotricity plan to generate new green electricity for aircrete plant

Green building blocks are about to get even greener.


02 March 2009


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Turbine construction

WhichGreen figures reveal scale of new build crisis in renewables

WhichGreen figures reveal Britain’s failure to invest in green energy will leave government’s 2020 emissions targets in tatters.


01 March 2009


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Our Fen Farm wind park.

It wasn't ET 'wat done it'

UFO damage to Fen Farm turbine ruled out by interim report.


10 February 2009


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Greenwash Soap box.

Ofgem Green Guidelines - A disaster hiding within a disaster

Ofgem chose today of all days to launch their new Green Guidelines. We’re the only supplier not signed up to them. Why?


04 February 2009


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Public exhibition announced for Ford's third turbine

A date for the public exhibition has now been set – it will be taking place at the ROYALS Youth Centre in Rainham on Wednesday 11th February.


03 February 2009


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Artists impression of a Severn power system

Dam fuel poverty petition - add your voice

Support the call for the government to build a system that will harness the power of the River Severn and end fuel poverty.


20 January 2009


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Five of our other Fen Farm turbines.

Close encounters of the turbine

Repair work begins on the damaged 'UFO' turbine at Conisholme, Lincolnshire.


15 January 2009


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