An energy bill price cap of £1,136 a year for “typical usage” has been proposed by the regulator, Ofgem.
It says the move will mean 11 million households on default deals will save about £75 on average, although the amount… Continue reading
It may sound like the title of a low budget sci-fi movie, but for planetary scientists, “Hothouse Earth” is a deadly serious concept.
Researchers believe we could soon cross a threshold leading to boiling hot temperatures… Continue reading
Pope Francis has said climate change is a challenge of “epochal proportions” and that the world must convert to clean fuel.
“Civilisation requires energy, but energy use must not destroy civilisation,” he said.
He was speaking to a group of… Continue reading
When engineer Lukasz Cejrowski finally saw the world’s largest wind turbine blades installed on a prototype tower in 2016, he stood in front of it and took a selfie. Obviously.
“It was amazing,” he says, recalling the moment with a… Continue reading
The US has approved controversial tariffs on imported solar panels
The move is in line with President Donald Trump’s “America First” trade policy, which aims to protect local manufacturers from foreign competition.
A spokesman said the administration would “always defend… Continue reading
The UK’s biggest biofuel producer has stopped production at its East Yorkshire plant, blaming government “inaction”.
Vivergo Fuels said there was “no guarantee” production of bioethanol would recommence at the Hull facility.
It said losses had risen due to government… Continue reading
The Annual General Meeting of our Community Benefit Society, Harborough Solar One was held on 22nd November at the Angel Hotel. The minutes of that meeting may be found on this website in the Governance pages.
It was… Continue reading
On Thursday 2nd November the UK’s gas and electricity network companies are launching a campaign to make sure communities right across the UK are ready for winter.
As the nights get colder and darker, the chance of experiencing severe weather… Continue reading