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DONG Energy research area

DONG Energy Looks to Research Wind Energy Potential

Lease signed for sea bed exploration

In a deal which could be worth £5 million a year to the Isle of Man, DONG Wind Energy has signed a lease agreement with the Manx government to assess an area of seabed off the east coast. This could be a big and useful project for the Isle of Man, helping us to grow the economy and reduce emissions.

Tidal energy research areas

Tidal energy - research starts now!

The Isle of Man has some good currents and tides, research starts now to see if it is suitable to make renewable electricity.

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UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man nomination arrived at UNESCO HQ!

After a lot of work from a very broad range of people, the UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man nomination papers have arrived at UNESCO HQ in Paris ready to be assessed as a Biosphere Region.

5 Green Flag for Douglas

Douglas Borough Council now has 5 Green Flags

Douglas Borough Council, UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man partner, celebrates having 5 public areas meeting Green Flag status

Noa Bakehouse event

Update on UNESCO Biosphere Project for Businesses

Businesses heard how IOM could benefit from UNESCO Biosphere status.

Mugen electric motorbike

New Lap Record in #TTZero

John McGuinness clinches victory in the TT Zero race breaking the lap record with a 119.279mph

After the 2015 TT storm

TT 2015 - Great community spirit

Amazing response from Manx population, as many say, only in the Isle of Man!

The Children's Centre

Government and charity partnership

Government and charity partnership brings diverse new life to Laxey Glen landmark building.

An innovative partnership between the Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture (DEFA) and The Children’s Centre will give a new lease of life to Laxey Pavilion.

Jubilee award event

Isle of Man school wins top award at charity’s Diamond Jubilee celebration

A school on the Isle of Man walked away with the top honour at Keep Britain Tidy’s Diamond Jubilee Awards Ceremony in Liverpool recently.

Speakers at Rushlight Clean Tech event

Clean Tech Event in London for IOM Businesses

The Isle of Man Department of Economic Development is keen to develop the Isle of Man's Clean Tech credentials, which is key part of the Vision2020 strategy for the economy. There are a number of active clean tech businesses on the Island, some of which attended the Rushlight Clean Tech event in London recently.

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