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9.8m people working in renewable energy worldwide

More than 9.8 million people were employed in the renewable energy sector in 2016, according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).

Recycling

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    Nestlé Waters invests $6m in Closed Loop Fund

    Nestlé Waters North America is investing $6 million as part of a shared effort among business, government and community partners to fund comprehensive recycling infrastructure and programs in cities across the United States.

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9.8m people working in renewable energy worldwide

More than 9.8 million people were employed in the renewable energy sector in 2016, according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).

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Guernsey ideal spot for offshore wind tech, study finds

A preliminary feasibility study has concluded that offshore wind technology could be viable in several locations off Guernsey’s coast.

Finance

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JLEN takes further 2.6MW at North Wales wind farm

John Laing Environmental Assets Group (JLEN) has made a follow-on acquisition of the Moel Moelogan 1 wind farm for £3 million.

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Solaris Offgrid raises €1m to tackle global electricity poverty

Solaris Offgrid, the pay-as-you-go solar energy solutions provider, has raised more than €1 million to fund R&D and grow into new markets – providing more homes and businesses with affordable, clean energy.

Logistics

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TfL drives forward £18m electric vehicle scheme

Transport for London (TfL) has appointed the suppliers who will provide the rapid charging points that the capital needs to make it easier than ever before to use electric vehicles.

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Peikko to deliver gravity foundation tech to Swedish wind park

Finland’s Peikko Group has received an order to deliver gravity foundation technology to Lehtirova wind park in Norrbotten county in northern Sweden.