week ending 22 August 2014

Solar Car Factory Yesterday, a huge, embedded solar array was switched on at Toyota UK’s engine production centre in North Wales by Welsh Minister for Economy, Edwina Hart AM. Up to 10% of electricity necessary for the manufacturing site will be provided by almost 13,000 solar panels, delivered by British Gas. The installation took three […]

week ending 15 August 2014

Community Turbines Community Turbines is a community-led renewable energy project that proposes to build two wind turbines on a site approximately 4km south west of Daviot, Invernesshire. The project has the potential to generate clean, renewable energy and provide an estimated revenue stream of up to £7 million over its lifetime for potential distribution by […]

week ending 8 August 2014

Robotic Solar A NEW US energy technology, which uses robotics to control solar photovoltaic (PV) panels and trackers to ensure they generate the maximum possible energy from sunrise to sunset, has arrived in the UK. Aimed at farmers and landowners who have 1 to 1.5 acres of land to site the solar panels, Castillium, a […]

week ending 1 August 2014

Wind Farming Farmers and land owners across the South West will have the opportunity to learn more about the possible cost savings from wind generated electricity by visiting a free green energy event taking place in Cornwall later this month. Local livestock farmer, Tim Dart will host the event at Carnwinnick Farm, near St Stephen, […]

week ending 25 July 2014

Renewables – solar Bradford Council has become the first local authority in the UK to back plans for its schools to run on solar power, as it emerged that nationally just five schools have installed renewables that qualify for feed-in tariff incentives in the past year. The council has passed a motion led by the […]