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 […]

week ending 18 July 2014

Solar Farming Renewable energy project developer, Grupotec Renewables, has announced that it has secured a project pipeline of 200MW in the UK. The London-based developer says that the pipeline consists entirely of ground-mounted solar farms ranging in size from 5MW to 30MW. Grupotec has also revealed that there is a possibility of adding a further […]

week ending 11 July 2014

Solar Landfill LET there be light as Grimsby switches on to the country’s first solar park built in the heart of a town. The owners of the former Macaulay Lane landfill site have plugged into the idea of making it a solar energy park with 20,000 solar panels and the power to supply nearly 1,500 […]

week ending 4 July 2014

Community Energy Warwickshire In 2011-12 Community Energy Warwickshire installed solar panels on roofs at Stratford-upon-Avon and Warwick Hospitals. This unique collaboration between an NHS body and a community enterprise has generated over 140,000 units of electricity over the last two years, saving over 70 tonnes of carbon. Now we’re extending our solar-powered hospitals scheme with […]

week ending 27 June 2014

Southampton FC Lighting Southampton Football Club is at the forefront of the global energy saving trend with the announcement that it plans to install a complete LED floodlighting system in time for the kick-off of the 2014/2015 football season. The move will see the iconic St Mary’s stadium boast status as Europe’s first LED-lit stadium, […]