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Nottinghamshire business park almost self-sufficient 23rd April, 2015

solar farm results in almost self-sufficient business park

A business park in Nottinghamshire is close to becoming self-sufficient thanks to its new solar farm. A new 540KW solar farm is capable of supplying enough electricity for a Nottinghamshire business park to meet 70% of its energy demands. Ransom […]

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Eco-pods brew ‘zero energy’ coffee 22nd April, 2015

Costa's zero energy eco pod in Telford

Costa claim to brew ‘zero energy’ coffee in their recently built eco-pod in Telford. Multinational coffee-shop company, Costa claim to have opened their first ‘zero energy’ store in Telford, Shropshire. The store, known as an eco-pod is based at the […]

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Energy tree project launched in Bristol 21st April, 2015

Bristol energy tree

A solar-powered art installation known as the ‘energy tree’ has been launched in Bristol. An ‘energy tree’ art project has been unveiled in Bristol which generates electricity from solar panels, enabling members of the public to charge their mobile phones […]

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North East Lincolnshire Council plan rooftop solar schemes 16th April, 2015

rooftop solar power project

North East Lincolnshire Council is planning a series of rooftop solar projects to improve the energy efficiency of its buildings. A number of public buildings in North East Lincolnshire are to be fitted with rooftop solar arrays as the local […]

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Government parties announce energy strategies 15th April, 2015

government parties announce energy strategies

The Conservative, Labour and Green parties have released their election manifestos this week, detailing their intended energy strategies. This week’s election manifestos which have been released by the Conservative, Labour and Green parties has revealed differing energy strategies which have […]

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Travis Perkins completes solar installation 13th April, 2015

solar array

Travis Perkins has completed the installation of a 157.5KW solar array at its distribution centre in Cheshire. Travis Perkins Group, a builder’s merchant and home improvement retailer which operates nationwide has now successfully installed a 157.5KW solar array at its […]

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Unlimited storage plant in the pipeline 9th April, 2015

an existing flywheel storage plant

A new storage plant with ‘unlimited’ capacity is now under construction in Ireland, improving the viability of commercial renewable energy. Work has now begun on the Flywheel plant in Rhode, County Offaly; a storage facility with potentially unlimited capacity. The […]

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Corriegarth wind farm approved 8th April, 2015

wind farm

The Scottish government has approved plans to develop the 70MW Corriegarth wind farm. Plans have been approved by the Scottish government to begin work on the 70MW Corriegarth wind farm, which will be one of the largest in the Highlands. […]

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