Green energy plant could be UK’s alternative to fracking

Green gas produced from grass may be less expensive and cleaner than hydraulic fracturing. According to green energy company Ecotricity, a plant that will use an anaerobic digestion system that turns grass into fuel, could be the UK’s cleaner and cheaper answer to fracking, an oil and gas mining process which renewable energy supporters say is not only slow to roll out, but also produces a substantial carbon footprint. Green Gas Mills will be carbon neutral, financially assist local famers and power thousands of homes. Dale Vince, the founder of…

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UK residents prefer wind energy farms to fracking sites

New research reveals lack of support for fracking in the UK. Recent YouGov research concerning the British public’s opinion regarding onshore wind energy, found that 62 percent of people in Great Britain would far rather reside near a wind farm compared to the 19 percent that would prefer to live near a site where fracking occurs. The British government has been accused of contradicting its own research. Dale Vince, the founder of Ecotricity, a leading green energy supplier in Britain that commissioned the YouGov research, has blamed the government for…

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Renewable energy company announces extension of price freeze

Ecotricity extends its price freeze in the United Kingdom Ecotricity, one of the largest renewable energy organizations in the United Kingdom, has announced that it will be extending its price freeze on electrical power. The company initially introduced the price freeze in order to foster more stability in the energy market. The United Kingdom has been transitioning away from fossil-fuels in recent years and has turned to several forms of clean energy in order to make this transition smooth. Renewable energy continues to be an expensive matter for many consumers…

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Renewable energy utility gains a surge of new customers in the UK

Consumers seek out renewable energy in order to avoid higher electricity prices Ecotricity, an English renewable energy company based in the United Kingdom, recently announced a rate freeze until the beginning of 2014. According to this initiative, the energy company would not charge more for the electricity it produces than it already is. This electricity is provided to thousands of households and businesses throughout the United Kingdom and Ecotricity is considered one of the largest renewable energy providers in the country, as well as its first 100% renewable energy utility.…

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New wave energy technology could harness the power of the ocean without any of the hassle

Wave energy is getting a growing amount of attention for its potential users for powering a world becoming increasingly concerned with alternative energy. Like wind and solar power, the energy potential of the ocean is massive. There are problems that limit the adoption of wave power, however, most of which concern the irregular and unpredictable demeanor of the ocean itself. Ecotricity, a British alternative energy company, has made progress in the development of a new wave power plant that could solve these problems. The power plant is called Searaser. The…

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