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Two hurt in suspected gas blast

A man and a woman have been injured in a suspected gas blast, which destroyed part of a house in Buckinghamshire, the BBC has reported.

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Moroccan solar plant to supply power 20 hours a day

A giant plant using energy from the sun to power a Moroccan city at night will open in December, the BBC has reported.

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Autumn Statement 2015: Solar industry unveils its hopes

Later today, the government will announce the details of its Spending Review and Autumn Statement in a combined statement to Parliament. We take a look at the hopes and expectations expressed by the solar industry.Provide clarity on RHI funding

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Gas main breakage fears could see Glastonbury Festival change location

A gas pipe running under Worthy Farm, the location of the world-famous Glastonbury Festival, could force the event to move, Western Daily Press has reported.

Construction guidance to stop workers dying each week from occupational disease

Guidance should help stop workers dying from occupational diseases

The construction industry has launched new guidance to encourage better management of occupational health risks.

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Construction starts on Hull renewable energy power plant

Work on a £200m power plant in Hull that will produce energy from waste is scheduled to begin in January, the BBC has reported.

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Subsidies for solar 22 times less than pubic thinks, poll shows

A YouGov poll commissioned by the Solar Trade Association (STA) has found that the public thinks subsidies for solar power are 22 times higher than they actually are.

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British renewable company invests in India's solar PV market

Lightsource Renewable Energy has launched a £2bn investment in solar energy in India.

HE Simm: winner of the 2015 Outstanding Contribution to the Industry Award

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