Posts tagged with renewables

Nuclear: if it looks like a subsidy and smells like a subsidy then it’s probably a subsidy!

Hinkley nuclear power station

this article Well then – nuclear energy is back in the news as EDF and Chinese investors gear up to build a new power plant at Hinkley and with the government guaranteeing prices for up to 35…

Sun = Good & Other Solar Power Ramblings

solar panels on roof

like it Well now, what have we here then – the UK experiencing it’s sunniest and hottest spell of weather in many a year? That’s got to be worth celebrating hasn’t it? Pimms o’clock anyone? It’s got…

Think Tank Finds Turning Away From Gas Will Boost Economy

UK gas power

هل يوجد اكتتاب جديد في السوق السعودي According to the Cambridge Econometrics think tank, the UK would be £20bn better off in 2030 by focusing on offshore wind farms as a means of replacing aging power plants, as opposed to increasing gas…

Green Steve Poll Results: 87% Of Respondents Don’t Want To Pay For Renewables

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بيع وشراء الذهب المستعمل In an exclusive poll I conducted on Facebook (very scientific I know), over 87% of people did not want to have to foot the bill for investment in new renewable energy capacity. With the government’s…

Conclusive Figures Expound Wind Farm Myths

wind farm & electricity pylon

http://gl5.org/?prikolno=%D8%B4%D8%B1%D8%AD-%D9%81%D9%8A-%D8%AA%D8%AC%D8%A7%D8%B1%D8%A9-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B0%D9%87%D8%A8&d39=2c An analysis of data from the National Grid by The Guardian has revealed that, contrary to the claims of anti-wind farm lobbyists, wind generated power is helping to lower emissions on a national level. Indeed,…

Anti-Wind Farm Campaign Ad Banned for Misleading Public

wind farm debate

http://asect.org.uk/?ilyminaciya=%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AE%D9%8A%D8%A7%D8%B1%D8%A7%D8%AA-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AB%D9%86%D8%A7%D8%A6%D9%8A%D8%A9-FCA-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AA%D8%AF%D8%A7%D9%88%D9%84&ecd=be The anti-wind turbine campaigning body, ‘Communities Against Windfarms in Scotland’, has come in for criticism from the advertising watchdog for running an ad which depicts what the Scottish landscape might look like if it were…

Recycling Nappies & Power Generating “Kites”

disposable nappies

اسهم دبي الاماراتيه Now and again I like to look out into the world of green technology and find instances of innovation that could one day become the norm. A couple of stories recently caught my eye and…

Ground Source Heat Pumps: Who Are They For?

ground source heat pump

http://1conn.com/?binarforexar=سعر-الجنيه-الذهب-اليوم After being crowned their Ultimate Eco Blogger for 2012, I thought I’d ask the experts over at Find Energy Savings to contribute to the blog. They happily agreed and I asked them to give a…

Solar Panel Uproar & Other Renewables News

Solar Panels

This is the first of what might become regular news roundups from me as I think it’s hard for most people to keep on top of all the happenings in the green industry. I spent…

Why All The Hoo-hah About Wind Farms?

Wind farm

The other Sunday evening I was flicking through the channels on TV and I saw a piece on Countryfile about wind warms and how some people (including many in rural communities) seemed to be opposed…