Category Archives: Solar

T’au Island Has A Renewable Future

T’au Island Proves Micro Grid Futures The island of T’au, which is situated in the South Pacific, is leading the way demonstrating to others that provision of almost 100% renewable energy power is possible. T’au island is in American Samoa … Continue reading

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British & European Changes And Solar Impulse

Referendum Results On the 23rd June 2016 the UK people voted to leave the European Union (EU). The result of the vote was narrowly in favour of leaving the EU by 51.9% to 48.1%. The UK Prime Minister, David Cameron, … Continue reading

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Energy Storage Technology And COP21 Outcome

Energy technology fixes: how to store power? With more and more renewable energy solutions coming on stream, there is an associated challenge of storing the intermittent power that is being generated. Solar and wind power have the most obvious limitations: … Continue reading

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Blackouts and Renewing Power to Power Up

This month there is discussion of an energy capacity crunch whilst other organisations, in this case the UK’s National Trust charity, are powering up with renewable solutions and aiming to save energy through efficiency measures. In three to five years … Continue reading

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Greenhouse Gases On The Rise

Greenhouse Gases Rise Two recent reports by first the World Meteorological Organisation and then the United Nations Environment Program are illustrating that global society needs to change rapidly to reduce the impact of greenhouse gases. The World Meteorological Organisation Report … Continue reading

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Drought And Trade Wars

Drought The UK has had a very dry spring and there is talk of a hosepipe ban in the South East of the country. The last few days have been very unseasonal with temperatures up to 20 degrees Celsius. Whilst … Continue reading

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September Update

First Hydrogen Fuel Station The first hydrogen fuel station has opened in the UK today. It has been opened in the Honda factory in Swindon and is the first along the M4 corridor. The route of the M4 could become … Continue reading

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