Money: Wind Energy – 23 Sept 10

The world’s largest offshore wind farm is here in the UK and starts producing electricity today, but will wind energy ever be a core part of the power sector? New rules that force companies to first measure, and then reduce, their carbon emissions come into effect in a week but British Gas says a third of big businesses and public bodies still need to register. A new government backed lending scheme launches today to give people on low incomes an alternative to using doorstep lenders. The software giant Microsoft has found that nearly 90% of businesses don’t offer work experience placements for young people.

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