Keith Anderson, Chief Executive, Scottish Power Renewables – a keynote speaker at the recent All Energy event in Glasgow – questioned why everyone in the renewables industry looked so “miserable” and reminded delegates to “focus on what we have achieved and continue to be a huge success”. He then went on to set out three priority areas for the renewable energy industry, which continued to be key themes throughout the event: Life extension of onshore wind assets; Energy storage and Leadership. The shutdown of 50,000-MWh of electricity from wind farms over the Easter holiday weekend due to lack of storage facilities, made energy storage another hotly debated topic.
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Global food manufacturing firm Mars signaled its green credentials on Wednesday with an announcement that its U.K. operations will be completely powered by renewable electricity. A partnership with sustainable business Eneco’s Moy wind farm in Scotland will ensure that all of the electricity for its 12 U.K. sites will be clean, with Mars committing to purchase electricity via Eneco U.K. for the next ten years.
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