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Ali McWalter

The Best Renewable Energy Documentaries, TED Talks and Videos

We’ve collected some of the best renewable energy documentaries on Netflix, YouTube channels, hand-picked videos from pre-eminent thought leaders and video podcasters, and TED Talks covering renewable energy – energy policy, renewable energy jobs and recruitment, industry reports, analysis, and data science, and technologies like wind, solar, storage and alternative clean energies.

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Fiona McRae

IR35 Changes 2020-2021: Guidance for Contractors

The UK’s IR35 legislation ensures that contractors pay the same Tax and National Insurance contributions as an equivalent employee. New IR35 changes will be implemented in April 2021 for private sector contractors that will transfer responsibility from contractors to large and medium companies to assess IR35. The 2021 reform will bring private sector IR35 in line with the public sector, where the reform was implemented in 2017.

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Marc Eglon

Scottish Power Renewables expands East Anglia Three to 1,400 MW

Developer, Scottish Power Renewables (SPR) plans to expand the maximum capacity for the East Anglia 3 offshore wind farm from 1,200 to 1,400MW. The UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) approved the change which is subject to further approval from UK marine authorities.

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Marc Eglon

The World’s Largest Wind Farm, Hornsea One, is Now Online

The Hornsea One wind farm is located 75 miles off the UK coast, east of Grimsby. The asset is now partially operational with 50 of its 174 Siemens Gamesa 7MW turbines turning, enough to power 287,000 UK residencies. When completed in 2020, the 1,218MW project will be capable of supplying power to over a million homes during its 25-year lifespan, exclusively from wind.

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Ali McWalter

The $1 trillion cost of Climate Change

200 plus of the planet’s most prominent companies forecast climate change could cost a total of almost $1 trillion, according to a report published by charity CDP on Tuesday. Included in the report are signs many companies still can’t see the financial dangers of climate change.

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Ali McWalter

Record Breaking Solar

Trina Solar and Canadian Solar have announced, both in the last couple of days, record breaking efficiency in their Solar panels. Shining news for the Solar industry and the advancement of Renewable Energy.

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