Monthly Archives: October 2014

  • EU lines up new green energy objectives

    On October the 23rd EU advocates culminated a domestic 2014 green house gas diminution aspiration of a minimum 40% juxtaposed to 1990 In conjunction with additional elements of the 2030 strategic infrastructure towards climate and energy, as suggested by the European Comission in January earlier this year. The 2030 guidelines seeks every effort to assemble the European Union's economy and energy arrangement more aggressive, braced and sustainable setting goals of a minimum 27% renewable energy mix and energy economizing.

    "This package is very good news for our fight against climate change, no player in the world is as ambitious as the EU." Delcared the European Commissi ...
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  • Low Cost African solar energy could power UK households by 2018

    The scheme could be powered using Tunisian sunshine by 2018, composing sufficient energy for approximately 2.5 million UK dwellings.

    The TuNur program is lining up a move to distribute nearly two gigawatts of solar powered energy to Britain. However that is only on the condition that the organization can tie up a contract for difference with the UK government. As a result of recently developed rules issued by the Department for Energy and Climate Change it means that the UK government is now offering opportunit ...
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  • Breakthrough in nuclear fusion energy that could change the world?

    Scientists have been rather dubious by Lockheed Martin's recent declaration of a major discovery in the mist of nuclear fusion. The U.S. based defence manufacture broadcasted last Wednesday that it was working on a fresh compact fusion reactor which could potentially be nurtured and put in place in under 10 years. Although having read Lockheed's press release which is rather light in detail or content in general written in just four paragraphs.

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  • Possible compromise on EU energy efficiency target?

    Ed Davey, The UK Energy Minister expressed that compromise should be available towards enhancing energy efficiency 30% by 2030 of which EU members plan to discuss as of next week.

    The focus for Europe to reach a minimum renewable energy market share of 27% by 2030 has been described by many as a nice compromise from the EU. It means it will be non binding, allowing the UK use of other tech such as controversial carbon capture and storage in order to reach it's carbon goal. Current measures show that the EU is on course to meet energy savings of 19% by 2020. A study by E3Mlab ...
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  • Electric Radiators & Smart Meters A Powerful Combination?

    Smart meters are in the limelight yet again this week, ahead of the Governments plan to roll out them out into every UK household. Many people including Which? the public spending watchdog are questioning the cost of the units and warning the installation as potentially too expensive. Whether we welcome them or not it looks as though all of us will be getting familiar with the smart meter sooner rather than later. There may be an initial spike in cost with installation but in the long term they could be a revolutionary mechanism especially for those who have alre ...
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  • Stiffer energy efficiency target would boost Britains economy by £62bn

    Environmentalists say that a 40% reduction in energy use by 2030 via means of efficiency control that by 2030 we should see an increase in Britain's GDP by a whopping £62bn, whilst also creating 40,000 new jobs in the process.

    Reaching a lower target of 30% would boost the UK economy by £17.3bn and make way for 13,000 jobs, claims a study by independent consultancy Cambridge Econometrics, gathered by WWF following an access to information request.

    The findings stress the importance of composing the economy to reduce its energy usage. ...
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  • UK's first floating solar pannel strategy installed

    In 2014 it has become the norm to find solar panels installed across many of Britain's rooftops. Now Solar panels are to appear in a cool new location. Floating on reservoirs. This is fabulous news for households currently reaping the rewards of energy saving electric heating or other eco energy efficient appliances.

    The UK's first ever floating solar panel project has been installed in Berkshire. It's developer is certain that the project will be the blueprint of the technology for future floating solar panel sites across Britain. The 800 panels were installed last month on a reservoir at a 300 acre soft fruit farm near Wargrave. It ...
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