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Top tweets David Hall @Freelancebrain2m #eukconf13 second vote, ofgem understand energy industry better than govt but 'none of the above' is overall winner Janet Wood @Janet_qofe4m #EUKconf13 "switching will be speeded up". #fixtheswitch campaign has been very effective, no surprise, no real argument against it Energy UK @EnergyUKcomms3m 'Energy is a political issue – it always has been, and always will be' #EUKConf13 The BRE national Solar Centre has unveiled plans to relocate its offices to the Eden Project in St Austell, Cornwall. The offices will be in the Eden Foundation building, and there are plans to create a solar test site on an area of brownfield land on the perimeter of the site. Centre director Barry Marsh said photovoltaics testing was "a very important part of what we do". reNeWAbLes £70.6m The price Greencoat Wind UK has paid RWE Innogy for a minority stake in two onshore windfarms "Utility executives are usually the antithesis of visionaries" David Crane, chief executive of NRG Energy, pulls no punches when speaking to US paper The Atlantic WAter England's beaches safer for bathing England's bathing waters have "dramatically" improved since last year, according to figures published by Defra this week. Almost 99 per cent of England's bathing waters met the minimum European water quality standard, and a record 82 per cent met the tighter guideline standard. Environment minister Dan Rogerson said good quality bathing water was good for the environment and boosted tourism. Five sites failed to meet the required standards, the result of heavy rain washing pollution from cities and rural areas into rivers and streams, said Defra. Labour Energy @labourenergy @EdwardDaveyMP accuses energy companies of using customers like "cash cows" - so why did he vote against #freezethatbill Tom Greatrex MP @tomgreatrexmp~ Hapless Ed Davey: "the energy companies are LOSING trust" - where has he been for last 3 years? Emily Gosden @emilygosden Astonishing move from EDF to make price rise level contingent on Eco green levy overhaul – these the negotiating tactics it used for Hinkley?! The UKDEA @TheUKDEA8m @MayorofLondon has a target to supply 20% of London's energy from #decentralisedenergy by 2020 - peter north Ragnar Danneskjöld @ragn01 "EU ETS fix needs more than backloading", UBAs Jochen Flasbarth says. Solid science maybe? #EUETS #carbon norman smith @BBCNormanS No 10 welcome lower price rise by EDF – "Evidence that we're on the right track with our approach." Matthew Spencer @Spencerthink16h Shale gas is self-licking ice cream because of speed of depletion says @ MLiebreich #frackdebate UtILItY WeeK | 15th - 21st November 2013 | 5

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