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Solar PV needs more PR power in light of subsidy cuts

As governments across Europe slash subsidies for small-medium scale renewable energy generators, the industry needs to rethink its approach to communications strategy if solar PV is to continue to shine.When the UK Government introduced its Feed-In-...

Posted September 20, 2012    

Wind Turbines: Blight, Beauty or Basic Necessity for Combating Climate Change?

It was reported this month that almost half of wind farms onshore were refused planning in the last year.While some of the applications are likely to have been unsuitable and most likely skewed the figures, NIMBYism remains one of the biggest...

Posted July 26, 2011    

It's Time For The Renewables Gold Rush

It’s a pretty exciting time to be in energy PR.Climate change secretary Chris Huhne has committed the UK to a 50 per cent cut in carbon emissions on 1990 levels by 2027 in the fourth carbon budget. And yesterday at the All Energy show in Aberdeen,...

Posted May 20, 2011    

Renewables Industry Faces Skills Shortage

Leaders in the environmental industry took part in a roundtable this morning to discuss the future of renewable energy.Representing both ourselves and our energy PR clients, Aspectus joined the ensuing twitter debate, which covered many of the usual...

Posted May 11, 2011    

Solving PR Challenges In The Energy Sector

Developments in the energy sector directly impact on the global economy, the environment and everyday life. And, like most industries, the energy sector has important messages it needs to communicate to governments, businesses and consumers.PR...

Posted April 15, 2011    

The UK Budget From An Energy Perspective – A Step In The Right Direction

Ok, so today’s UK budget might have made the Guardian’s green-o-meter dip down to two, as many claim that the green announcements are not far reaching enough, but let’s look on the bright side. The UK is now the first country in the world to...

Posted March 23, 2011    

Study: Wind energy to save Irish customers €100M/ year in electricity costs by 2020

IWEA calls on Government to deliver a robust management system for the industryTuesday, March 1, 2011: Wind energy generation will deliver savings to Irish consumers of €100m by 2020, the most detailed analysis to date into the value of the sector...

Posted March 1, 2011