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Press Releases

Waste to Wonder Competition

The Renewable Energy Foundation is running an eco-friendly competition called Waste to Wonder at the Royal Bath and West Show. The competition is aimed at schools in the South West, and will be a fun and creative way for pupils to engage with this topical issue. The winners and runners up will be invited to a reception and prize giving during half term at the Royal Bath and West Show on Saturday the 5th June.
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Last Updated on Monday, 13 February 2012

Renewable Energy Data 2009 Released

New REF Micro-generation data reveals Small Hydro as a Star Performer

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Danish Wind Subsidies to be Cut

In the last few days Venstre, the governing party in the Danish parliament, announced that it would be phasing out subsidy for onshore wind power in order to concentrate on other renewables such as biogas and solar.
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Last Updated on Monday, 15 August 2011

REF Welcomes Malcolm Wicks Energy Security Study

The former Energy Minister, The Rt Hon Malcolm Wicks MP, yesterday published his report to the Prime Minister on UK energy security.
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Last Updated on Monday, 13 February 2012

Professor Hideaki Aoyama Boosts REF's Technical Team

The Renewable Energy Foundation (REF) is pleased to announce that Professor Hideaki Aoyama of Kyoto University has agree to become REF's Principal Advisor on Physical Science.
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Last Updated on Monday, 13 February 2012

REF Response to Natural England Wind Energy Guidance Consultation

The Renewable Energy Foundation has today published its response to Natural England's consultation, ‘Assessing the Environmental Capacity for On-Shore Wind Energy Development’ (July 2009), which seeks advice on formulating its policy as a consultation body on development plans in relation to renewable energy, and in particular to on-shore wind farms.
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Last Updated on Saturday, 17 July 2010

Renewable Energy Strategy is Inconsistent and Implausible

The Government has today released its Renewable Energy Strategy, following consultation last year. REF today expressed grave concern about the credibility of this government's strategy and the analysis behind it.
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Last Updated on Monday, 13 February 2012

Debate: Blackouts or breaking the rules, is UK electricity in jeopardy?

The Renewable Energy Foundation has today announced a free seminar being held in association with the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) and the University of Surrey.
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Last Updated on Monday, 15 August 2011

London Array Power May be Curtailed

Ambitious wind projects, including the London Array launched yesterday may need to have their output curtailed that is one of the implications of a new study launched by the Renewable Energy Foundation (REF) today.
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Last Updated on Monday, 15 August 2011

EcoHome Design Competition

Dear Sir or Madam,

This is a reminder that the closing date for our EcoHome Design competition is on the 1st of May and we would be delighted if your school would partake.

Kind regards,

Elyse Doran.
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Last Updated on Saturday, 17 July 2010