Monthly Archives: May 2015

  • Is fracking to begin in North Yorkshire?

    A small scale energy organisation has recently applied to utilise the controversial configuration of fracking gas in the UK. They are reported at present to be only the second energy company within Britain to submit an application. The site proposed is located near the small market town of Pickering, North Yorkshire.

    As you may well imagine this has caused rather a stir amongst local residents with a multitude of protestors voicing their concern at the presents of such a site. Local resident Chris Redston produced an interview with his local paper whereby ‘We will be vigorously opposing the application’. As warranted Read more ...

  • Electricity storage to revolutionise renewable energy industry?

    Renewable energy is a thriving and constantly growing sector in energy generation. However through environmental circumstances at certain points due to the weather and other scenarios wind and solar cannot generate enough electricity to supply demand. So whats the solution? Energy storage is foreseen as the ultimate remedy in order to bridge the gap between low falls of supply. Electricity Storage harnesses kinetic energy though a motor generated flywheel from within the grid on occasions of excessive supply. Inevitably this is stored and only then release upon shortfalls in supply.

    There are currently plans to construct an energy storage plant in Ireland which could be integrated ...
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  • Can I utilise energy demand reduction to slash my carbon footprint?

    The simple answer is yes, the new demand-response measures instil numerous economic benefits together with upgrading your green attainments.

    But what exactly is electrify demand reduction?

    The Governments Department for Energy and Climate Change defines Electricity Demand Reduction as electricity savings that are attained through the installation of greater energy efficient electrical instruments. The project commenced in 2011 to attain an obligation which was fabricated within the Electricity Market Reform White paper to discover if there i ...
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  • How to make money from renewable energy at home

    Perhaps your looking to generate renewable energy for your newly built eco home or maybe upgrade your home to a powerful green property. Many home green investors are seeing fantastic benefits from their initial investments not just morally but in there pocket too. For example a couple based in the Cotswold financed £6,000 into solar PV panels and are now earning 7% in interest, which is over double the leading equivalent obtainable on the High street, at present is just 3%.

    Where else can you possibly see a return of 7%? It’s just not obtainable from a bank or building society and ISAs are fairly sorrowful too. Whilst many view it merely as seeing a decent return on their money ...
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