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Offshore Energy Cluster aims to realise North Wales’ low-carbon potential

M-SParc has been chosen as the accountable body for the Offshore Energy Alliance – a supply chain cluster established to take advantage of the opportunities offered by offshore energy in North Wales. 

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Schools and public buildings to get solar panels as Wales drives community owned renewable energy

Three schools, a care home and a crematorium in Newport will be among the first buildings to have solar rooftop panels installed as part of Welsh Government support to expand community owned renewable energy in Wales.

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Landmark rule makes manufacturers responsible for waste created by their products

Wales - ranked third in the world for domestic recycling - has joined forces with other UK nations to introduce new ‘polluter pays’ rules to make businesses which place packaged goods onto the market pay for their waste to be recycled. 

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One network, one timetable, one ticket – Welsh Government sets out plans to change the way we travel

“For more than 70 years we have made it easy to travel by car and harder to travel by public transport – that has to change.”

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Law Commission’s report on regulating coal tip safety in Wales a ‘significant milestone’

The Welsh Government has welcomed the Law Commission’s recommendations to improve coal tip safety in Wales, saying they will help to shape a new law to ensure people living and working near tips feel safe and secure.

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Putting residents’ voices at the ‘heart of decision making’ on building safety

Climate Change Minister Julie James has said she will put residents’ voices at the heart of decision-making as she outlined the next steps to ensure people feel safe in their own homes.

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The pandemic opened the door to remote working, now we need to support this way of working for future generations

The way people work has significantly changed since the pandemic and the Welsh Government is keen to do all it can to help lock in the positive benefits experienced by many and encourage more businesses to adopt this new approach to working.

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New appointments at the National Infrastructure Commission to help focus on climate and nature emergencies

The Welsh Government is looking to appoint a Deputy Chairperson and six Commissioners to the National Infrastructure Commission for Wales (NICW).

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£31m to turn the tide towards renewable energy

A major tidal project off Anglesey will benefit from £31m of funding in what is likely to be the last large grant from the EU’s regional funding programme.

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Back of the net! Wales becomes first UK nation to rollout fishing gear recycling scheme

Wales is taking action against marine litter as it becomes the first UK nation to introduce a recycling scheme for fishing gear.

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Welsh Government announces largest ever investment in flood protection

Climate Change Minister Julie James has today revealed the Welsh Government’s largest ever flood programme, totalling more than £214m over three years.

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Solar farm powers Morriston Hospital for 50 hours without back-up from the grid in winter months

The UK’s first hospital-owned solar farm has surpassed expectations by providing enough electricity to not only contribute to the daily power needs of Morriston Hospital in Swansea, but to also cover 100% of its demand for 50 hours.