November 21st, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
A new study published on Monday has revealed that businesses and families in London and Scotland are better placed to take advantage of the so-called "energy revolution" underway in the United Kingdom --- benefiting from cheaper energy bills, electric vehicles, and smart appliances --- but residents of the North of England and the East Midlands lag further behind, creating the risk of a two-tier economy
June 1st, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
Researchers have examined data from around the world and concluded that new nuclear power facilities typically end up costing an average of 18% more than expected. That's enough to further tip the scales in favor of renewables.
May 17th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
During the first quarter of the year, Britain's wind farms produced more electricity than ever before and promptly surpassed the amount of electricity generated by the country's nuclear fleet, similarly for the first time ever.
March 27th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
A new study published by researchers from Imperial College London and the University of Sheffield has shown that the UK's ability to cut emissions from electricity production by 25% in 2016 could be used as a model for other countries to adopt and quickly reduce global carbon emissions by 3%
February 22nd, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
New analysis from British electrical power generation company Drax has revealed that the country generated 96 terawatt-hours of renewable electricity in 2017, enough power to supply the entire country -- if the country in question were Britain in 1958.
July 25th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Researchers say Europeans should make their plans for renewable energy on a regional basis instead of a national basis in order to improve reliability.
June 19th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
A new study published this month has concluded that wind turbines appear to work extra hard on the coldest-of-cold days, providing much-needed electricity during some of the highest demand periods, while offshore wind energy serves as an even more secure source of electricity generation during cold weather.
January 12th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Originally published on Solar Love. Electrical grids are inefficient and outdated. A partnership between Imperial College London and 10:10, a [&hellip
September 8th, 2016 | by Guest Contributor
Originally published on Imperial College London. Researchers have created an interactive web tool to estimate the amount of energy that [&hellip
September 1st, 2015 | by Joshua S Hill
Danish wind energy giant DONG Energy, in tandem with ESG, have completed the most thorough testing of offshore wind turbine [&hellip
March 4th, 2015 | by Guest Contributor
Originally published on Energy Post. The integration of approximately 60% of renewables into the European electricity system will be feasible [&hellip
July 7th, 2014 | by James Ayre
The exact mechanics of how ‘plastic’ solar cells actually work has remained somewhat of a mystery since their creation, despite [&hellip
February 21st, 2014 | by James Ayre
While wind energy has become an increasingly common development choice in recent years, there has been some criticism of the [&hellip
October 29th, 2013 | by James Ayre
Originally published on Solar Love. Cost-efficient plastic solar cells are now one step closer to the market thanks to new [&hellip