Lack of capacity at the 14 private sector distribution network operators (DNOs) which carry electricity from the main grid to commercial and domestic users is proving a barrier to the fast developing community energy sector.
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In a statement timed to correspond with ‘Earth Day’, The Earth League have announced that three quarters of known fossil fuel reserves must be kept in the ground if humanity is to avoid ‘the worst effects of climate change’.
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Energy waste campaigners have called for Brussels to begin legal proceedings against the UK for violation of EU energy saving laws, after research showed the country to be reliant on old laws to avoid the EU Energy Efficiency Directive.
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2015 has seen the UK’s renewable electricity output climb to a record 22% , a large jump from the same time last year, which only saw a meagre 17.9% of energy output coming from renewable sources. According to the report… Continue reading
An exciting new development to the rules for permitted development rights means that commercial UK properties will soon be allowed, providing certain requirements are met, to build up to 1MW solar panels without the need to apply for planning… Continue reading
Whilst solar, wind and hydropower are the first things that spring to mind when you think of renewable energy, one entrepreneur has thought up another option – harnessing the kinetic energy of people going about their everyday business.
Whilst… Continue reading