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Sizewell C Set to Shake Up the Energy Industry

The power of the atom. It changed the energy industry forever and became the bedrock of the UK’s energy generation. Once feared, it looks set to help the UK defeat the threat of today, that of climate emergency. EDF Energy is currently building the UK’s only active power station project at Hinkley Point B – […]

Posted by: Nathan Spencer

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The Biggest Wind Energy Project in The World

Doggerbank, part of a submerged peninsula that once connected the British Isles to mainland Europe, has been designated as the site of the world’s biggest ever wind project. Generating enough power for 4.5 million homes, it will power 5% of the UK’s entire energy demand by 2025.

Posted by: Nathan Spencer

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UK in the Midst of “Massive Energy Transition”

Transitioning to carbon neutrality. Powering the economy of the future. Incorporating the technology of the 21st century. The UK energy system is in the midst of perhaps the biggest transition the energy sector has ever faced. For the first time in January 2019, renewables made up a bigger part of the energy mix than fossil […]

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New 100,000 sq ft industrial space opening in Warrington

The site is the sixth acquisition for the joint venture (JV) between nationwide industrial developer and asset manager Chancerygate, which has an office in Warrington, and the international real estate firm, Hines. Acting on behalf of developer Marshall CDP, Manchester property consultancy Davies Harrison, secured the disposal of the plot which was sold for an […]

Posted by: John Clark

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New survey shows sustainability is top of councillors’ planning priorities

BECG’s national survey of councillors has shown that sustainability and environmental concerns are now the most important priority for councillors when making planning decisions, and the factor most likely to have increased in importance over the past 12 months.  The report, commissioned by BECG and conducted by Savanta ComRes, also found the importance of sustainability and the environment is higher among planning committee members than any […]

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Argent Unveils Plans for Birmingham 40-Storey City Centre Tower

Argent are unveiling plans by Glen Howells Architects for a new city tower A residential tower being planned for the Paradise redevelopment in the middle of Birmingham will be close to 40 storeys, The tower has been drawn up by local practice Glenn Howells Architects with proposals for the build-to-rent scheme set to go before […]

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How Smart City Technology is Changing Development

Canada Water is a 50-acre development that is transforming an entire district of London- and they are planning to build in Smart City technology Julian Barker, head of Smart Places at British Land  described the scale of the development: “It’s 10-15 years development, it has offices, a shopping centre, but it’s also got 6000 homes […]

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The 25-Year Partnership That Helped Build a Smart District

E:ON and the City of Malmö have been co-operating for over 25 years on several projects, and this partnership came to a head when they signed a “world’s first climate collaboration contract” along with local utilities firm VA SYD in 2011. And this contract has changed the face of the city. The district of Hyllie […]

Posted by: John Clark

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