Monthly Archives: September 2015

  • Renewable electricity over takes coal in UK electricity supply

    This week we saw some exciting data from the second electricity quarter of 2015. Fundamentally outlining that renewable energy has left coal supply in the shadows for the first time in UK history. The electrifying statistics, released last week by the Department of Energy & Climate Change displayed an impressive flurry of development within the second electricity quarter of 2015. So Impressive in fact, that renewable energy generation rocketed by 51.4% on the previous year to supply a whopping 25.3% of the UK’s electricity make up. Whats more admirable is that renewables we ...
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  • Met office alerts UK of coldest winter in decades.

    The UK weather can often be volatile most of the time, particularly as we merge through the seasons. Nevertheless winter 2015 is forecast to see one of the worst weather conditions in decades. September has already displayed rugged winds, plummeting temperatures and substantial rain. Regrettably the Met Office has stated that these cruel weather fluctuations could be the beginning of one of the most barbaric winters Great Britain has seen in current decades. It’s set to be even more copious than in 1950, where snow remained for 102 days in the highlands. But why is the weather turning so badly? A variety of contributing global effe ...
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  • David Attenborough backs clean energy research

    The English broadcaster and naturalist claims that an Apollo styled race to the moon could hold back climate change.

    A race to assemble renewable energy infrastructure at a cheaper cost to fossil fuels has been credited by the well respected Sir David Attenborough. Sir Attenborough maintains that by ensuring renewable energy is lower in price to fossil fuels, this alone would be enough to suspend climate change. The prestigious naturalist has climbed on board with a cluster of renowned scientists and politicians such as Ed Davey, the former UK energy secretary. Mr Davey is has given his support to the 10 year research and development scheme that would see the price ...
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  • Vivian Westwood navigates tank to David Cameron’s home in fracking demonstration

    The fashion designer who is renowned for her anti establishment and pro environmental stance took to the streets driving a tank to David Cameron’s family home in a controversial demonstration against fracking.

    Her colourful and well documented passion for a green environment is often accompanied with controversial protests to get people to sit up and listen. Recognised for her green catwalk designs many of which feature climate change inspired themes and motives. Last friday the veteran designer took to the streets of Chadlinton, Oxfordshire driving an eye catching crisp white painted tank before eventually steering her way to David Cameron’s home to carry out ...
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  • Top 10 FREE energy saving tips

    Economising energy isn’t solely about remaining environmentally aware, moreover it’s a fabulous approach to spend less on menial duties such as central heating, leaving you more disposable income for important expenditure whilst not forgetting treats. We’re probably all aware that we could potentially be more proactive around our homes in conserving energy consumption. Nevertheless where exactly do we start? It’s true that a number of energy saving practices demand large initial expenditure. However it is readily avilable to appoint lifestyle alterations that can help save you money through a reduction in your energy bills. It may be that you’re feeling the pinch this winter or ...
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  • Heating my bathroom this winter

    With winter fast approaching us you may be feeling the piercing cold in your bathroom. Electric towel rails such as the iSkinny couldn’t be a more appropriate choice for a handful of reason. Plumping expenses through installing bathroom towel rails can reach to substantial costs, especially if your a property developer with more than one bathroom to renovate. It makes even more economic sense if for example your converting a building into flats or divindging a property into offices. In 2015 the installation costs of a wet system are totally unpractical. The installation cost of traditional central heating towel rails toppled with an ever continuing fluctuation of gas prices far out weig ...
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  • First class energy saving electric radiators for offices

    This week we have all experienced a hint of the bitter cold winter ahead. Especially towards the evening, perhaps you’ve added a blanket over your duvet or even taken a hot water bottle to bed with you. The weather seemingly to leap from one extreme to the next, cold thundering and lightening to bright 22 degree sunshine forecast this Friday. Having said that we are all aware of the temperatures creeping lower and lower in the coming months. Are you prepared for the cold? Don’t worry if your office doesn’t currently posses central heating. The thought of costs involved to install a central heating system may be overwhelming. However don’t despair, there is a cost effective solutio ...
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  • Storage heaters costing you far too much?

    Have you recently moved into a property installed with ghastly storage heaters that are costing you way too much? Besides from their undesirable, colossal and outdated aesthetics it’s highly likely that they are costing an unexpectedly large amount of money to heat your property. Using an economy 7 tariff (also known in Scotland as total heat control) they provide the intention to save you money through an interesting method of purchasing electricity (on an evening when it is perceived to be much cheaper) then storing that heat to emit throughout the following day. There is a catch however, these clever energy companies will always win back those savings through charging you a premium d ...
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