Tag Archive for 'Vestas'

Imperial College study makes case for targeted support for renewables

October 22nd, 2012 by WWF

With the UK’s DECC and HM Treasury apparently divided over energy policy, a paper, ‘On picking winners: The need for targeted support for renewable energy’, published on 23 October 2012 and funded by WWF-UK, highlights the importance of targeting policies to promote emerging clean energy solutions and cautions against simplistic solutions to policy. The report comes […]

Survey shows British consumers have more positive impression of company using wind energy

September 16th, 2012 by RenewableUK

RenewableUK, the trade and professional body representing the wind, wave and tidal energy industries, has welcomed a new international survey of public attitudes to wind power. The Global Consumer Wind Study, conducted by TNS Gallup for the turbine manufacturer Vestas, surveyed 24,000 consumers in 20 countries to provide a comprehensive reflection of public opinion on […]

Global studies show consumer and corporate investment preference for renewable over fossil fuel energy

September 16th, 2012 by Bloomberg New Energy Finance

Two global studies commissioned by Vestas reveal 85% of consumers want more renewable energy and 49% show a willingness to pay more for products made with renewable energy, while corporations are continuing to show preference for investing in renewable energy. This data is drawn from two global surveys: the Global Consumer Wind Study 2012 (GCWS), […]

UK Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change says that renewable energy technologies will deliver a third industrial revolution

November 5th, 2011 by Rt Hon Chris Huhne Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

“I’m delighted to be here at Renewable UK’s annual conference. Our location is rather appropriate. Manchester was the thumping heart of the first industrial revolution. This was the world’s first industrial city. It is home to the first industrial canal, and the world’s oldest railway station. The foundations for our prosperity were laid here. The […]

Energy efficiency and support for renewables key to market reform

July 12th, 2011 by WWF

WWF welcomes the UK Government’s ambition on renewables but expressed concern that the proposals set out in the UK Government’s Energy White Paper do not go far enough in their support for energy efficiency. A focus on energy efficiency could substantially reduce the costs of moving towards a renewably powered and competitive UK economy. Energy […]

UK government needs to ‘seal the deal’ on offshore renewable energy investment

May 11th, 2011 by RenewableUK

RenewableUK, the UK’s leading renewable energy trade association, today welcomed plans by Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas to set up an offshore manufacturing base in Sheerness, Kent.