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The potential for solar across Africa is huge

Cheap solar and constant sunshine make for huge potential...
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UK's reliance on imported gas could soon backfire

A spike in gas prices pose a threat to the UK’s energy landscape...
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Fuel forecourt operators have a serious choice to make with EV charging

Unfortunately there is still a collective sticking of heads in the sand...
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Mypower shine to win another Solar energy award

Mypower win Commercial Rooftop Solar PV Project of the Year Award...
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Germany, Austria and Norway to have 400 ultra fast charging stations by 2020

This will trump Tesla’s supercharger network...
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Rising electricity costs needn't worry those with solar

An over-reliance on international imports is set to increase costs further...
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BP respond to Shell's move in the EV charging market

The response is interesting to say the least...
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Shell opens its first EV charging points in the UK

Three current sites will be expanded to ten by the end of the year...
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Shell is already installing EV chargers at its petrol stations

They are definitely ahead of the game...
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Oxford to ban all diesel and petrol cars from parts of the city by 2020

If they can do the same with buses, they've nailed it...
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Solar generation capacity has exceeded new coal generation globally for the first time

The transformation of the global energy landscape is unstoppable...
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Drivers of electric Nissans will get the chance to charge for free

A collaboration between Nissan and Ovo Energy will allow this to happen...
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Dyson is entering the EV market

They will have their first EV out in 2020...
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Solar power breakthrough as subsidy-free farm opens

A 'landmark' scheme without government support...
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Another high profile rooftop solar install is underway for Mypower

Gloucestershire County Council is having 500+ solar PV system installed by Mypower...
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Mypower are rewarded for their outstanding Gloucester Cathedral project at the British Renewable Energy Awards

It was a fantastic and memorable night for Mypower...
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The first proper challenge to Tesla’s EV hegemony arrives in 2019

The MissionE will launch with prices similar to the higher end Tesla S models...
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Petrol stations looking to the future with EV charging points

The big forecourt chains are beginning to get involved...
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Cheap wind and solar will make tidal and nuclear power irrelevant if costs don't decrease

A tidal power company has secured a connection to the grid at a rather unfortunate time...
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China plans an end to the production and sale of diesel and petrol engines

There seems a strategic plan from the Chinese government behind this decision...
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Wind energy now much cheaper than nuclear

The cost of new nuclear will be way off the market rate by the time Hinkley C starts generating...
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BMW set to unveil its third electric model

Rumours are it will have a range in excess of 400 miles...
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The sleek looking, Nissan Leaf was launched today

This is a big step towards making EVs part of the mass market norm...
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Mypower’s superb year to be recognised at the Gloucestershire Business Awards

Mypower are shortlisted in the Small Business of the Year award category...
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Electric aircraft to be developed as an alternative to cars in congested urban space

Bookings are to begin in 2025...
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Mypower at the annual Moreton Show

Mypower will be exhibiting once again and welcoming visitors...
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Cost parity between EVs and ICE vehicles will arrive in the next few years

Running an EV from rooftop solar today, makes this even cheaper....
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Audi team up with Chinese solar manufacturer to create solar glass roof

This will reduce battery demand and increase range...
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Pictures of the new electric Mini have been released

The Oxford Times believe it will be built in Cowley, Oxfordshire...
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There's a simple reason why National Grid's warning about EV charging is false

The grid believe EV charging at home will pose a threat to domestic electricity supply - we're not having it...
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The Qataris have suffered in their quest to generate the islands electricity from solar

At desert temperatures up to 50 degrees centigrade, it's simply too hot...
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The new Daimler Benz Maybach shows some credible EV ambition

Daimler Benz has yet to walk the walk when it comes to EVs...
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German carmakers are facing their iPhone moment

After years of dominance they are finally facing a superior product in the Tesla 3...
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BP announce installation of fast EV chargers across their UK filling station network

We think this will have a terrific long term impact for BP...
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Porsche are bringing out a new super fast charging EV charger

These Porsche chargers have the potential to add 200 miles of range in less than 15 minutes...
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Two conflicting articles in yesterday's FT regarding oil and EVs

The delusions of Saudi Aramco and Royal Dutch Shell v the plans of Johnson Matthey and BASF towards electric vehicle technology...
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Volvo has announced that all of its cars will have some form of electric power by 2019

Volvo are getting ahead of the game and this is a bold visionary move...
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EDF announce Hinkley C will now cost a further 1.5bns

As well as be delivered 15 months later than planned...
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BMW and Daimler Benz both recognise the future of the car has no place for petrol and diesel engines

Another example of how fast the shift towards EVs is happening...
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Aston Martin confirm their electric supercar is to be launched in 2019

Porsche and Bentley are likely to provide stiff competition with their own EV models...
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Hinkley nuclear deal ‘cost public £15bn more than it should have’

An expensive car crash of a project that may never reach completion...
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Centrica has announced the sale of its last two large electricity generation plants

The smart money is moving out of centralised grid generation as renewable generation makes up the bulk of new electricity capacity...
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London Mayor's plans for pay per mile charging for polluting cars

This effectively means all cars which aren’t zero emission...
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Gloucester Cathedral's solar panels blessed, switched on and the tower lit green

History was created on 21st November when the Dean of Gloucester blessed and switched on the solar panels for the very first time...
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Another clean energy milestone has struck

Over half of the country’s electricity produced came from solar and wind...
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A successful night for Mypower at the Energy Efficiency awards

Last night at the Energy Efficiency awards Mypower were runners up in 2 very competitive categories
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As prices fall, renewable energy becomes more popular

Renewable energy capacity is surging across the globe...
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Audi's EV and hybrid plans are not overly ambitious

They could risk falling behind more ambitious car manufacturers...
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May saw a sharp drop in diesel sales

EV and hybrid sales rose by 50%...
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Mypower nominated for 2 South West Energy Efficiency Awards

This is the second set of awards Mypower have been nominated for this year...
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A seismic shift is occurring in the energy markets

Gas and oil are quickly being shifted out..
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BP's CEO can't see a threat from EVs...

Shareholders were rattled by Tony Seba's predictions earlier this week...
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All vehicles will be electric by 2025 says economy expert

Bold and dramatic predictions have been made regarding the future of motoring...
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Chargepoint planning thousands of new public EV charge points

A proper market is developing for this technology...
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Nissan are entering the battery storage market

They are to produce new and recycled batteries from electric cars to serve as home energy storage units...
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We were impressed by these solar car ports at Nice airport

1.3MW of solar capacity which presently feeds directly into the airport building...
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Mypower shortlisted for a British Renewable Energy award

This is based on the highly successful solar PV installation on Gloucester Cathedral...
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The coming death of diesel hits the mainstream again

The Guardian takes aim at diesel cars this time...
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Grid supplied electricity demand this summer will be the lowest on record

Increased output from solar panels is the cause of this...
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Tesla was valued more highly than Ford on yesterday's US stock markets

Another sign of a seismic shift in the automotive sector...
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Could VW be serious about its new EV investment?

This new VW electric vehicle is debuting at the Shanghai Motor Show...
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Solar sets new generation record during sunny March

Last week's sunny weekend meant PV capacities produced six times more electricity than the nation’s coal-fired power stations...
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South Australia will see the creation of the world’s biggest battery storage system

Australia is the perfect place for this project...
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The taxpayer will be picking up the tab for Hinkley C

It will practically be a blank cheque for the contractors...
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London is requiring cabbies to switch to low emission vehicles

Stinky diesel taxis will be a thing of the past...
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Government forecast a rapid change in UK's electricity landscape

Battery storage is on the up and gas fired plants will decrease...
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SSE is the latest of the big six energy suppliers to raise their prices

The business case for solar has never been more compelling...
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Bentley’s nod to the past as it unveils electric sports car

Tesla won't have the luxury EV space to itself for long...
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New London electric cabs tested in icy conditions

More evidence of a shift away from diesel engines in our cities...
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Tax treatment of diesel cars must change in next month's budget

People should think long and hard before buying a diesel car...
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Stuttgart bans older diesel cars

The widespread ban on diesel cars has started...
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Making the wrong call on power projects can be expensive

Westfalen power station in Germany has made a serious loss...
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Explosion creates another body blow for EDF

This reactor is the same model as that proposed for Hinkley C...
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Norway leads the way in the transition to electric motoring

40% of the country's new cars were EVs last year...
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More news about the perilous financial state of EDF

Reports suggest the builders of Hinkley C are reliant on state subsidies...
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Shell to install chargers for electric cars on European forecourts

This is a shrewd move from Shell...
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Higher parking charges for diesel cars in drive against city pollution

Westminster council has announced new parking charges for diesels...
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More calls for diesel engines to be banned from our cities

We will see diesels banned from cities in the next few years...
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China is now fully aware of solar's capabilities

The fact it's cheaper and cleaner than coal is making China realise the way forward...
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Over one in ten small businesses are generating electricity on site

These businesses typically take a longer term view than corporate managers who tend to look no further than the next quarters’ numbers...
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America's 'oil age' being ceded to China's 'solar age'

China is the driving force behind our low cost solar energy...
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Faraday have launched their first production model the FF91

We’re not struck on the looks but it’ll no doubt find buyers in the US and China...
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