UK Energy

Why Every Home Really Does Need Smart Meters

Jackie Gallego | Posted 22.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Imagine being offered something that won’t cost you a penny to install, that’s simple to use and that can help you to save money. With those sort ...

Green Leaders Join Protesters Who Are Climbing On Cars And Chaining Themselves To Bollards

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 18.09.2017 | UK Politics

Green Party chiefs Caroline Lucas and Jonathan Bartley spent an afternoon with fracking protesters who have previously climbed on vehicles and chained...

Schools Are Going Green And Here Is How

Phillip Othen | Posted 12.09.2017 | UK Tech

If you want to encourage ecological awareness in children, it makes a profound difference if the school they attend practices what it preaches. For th...

Offshore Wind Energy Just Reached An Incredible Milestone In The UK

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 13.09.2017 | UK Tech

The cost of subsidising offshore wind farms has fallen by more than 50% and has now tumbled lower than the price nuclear reactors are charging the UK ...

Caroline Lucas: Drop In Cost Of Wind Energy Should Sound Death Knell For Hinkley Point Nuclear Project

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 11.09.2017 | UK Politics

A sharp fall in the cost of wind energy should mark the end of plans to build a major nuclear power plant, according to Green Party leader Caroline Lu...

How Virtual Reality Tech Will Help The Environment

Phillip Othen | Posted 05.09.2017 | UK Tech

A recent report from academics at the University of California, Santa Barbara, lays bare the devastating impact plastics are having on the environment...

People Reveal Torment Of Finding Confused Elderly Relatives With Spiralling Bills

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 01.09.2017 | UK

Lorraine Bingham realised there was a problem when her then 74-year-old mother said she hadn’t received the local paper as normal. “She complained...

The Power Of Electric Cars: Welcome To Vehicle-To-Grid Tech

Phillip Othen | Posted 29.08.2017 | UK Tech

The chances are you won’t have heard of vehicle-to-grid technology, commonly known by its acronym V2G. Yet in the next ten to 20 years, it’s likel...

How Major Cities Will Actually Ban Diesel Vehicles

Phillip Othen | Posted 22.08.2017 | UK Tech

It is remarkable to think that diesel fuel has gone from environmental saviour to environmental pariah in less than a decade. For years, it was touted...

Australia Just Became Home To One Of The Largest Solar Projects In The World

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 16.08.2017 | UK Tech

The South Australian state government has approved the construction of what will be the world’s largest solar thermal plant. Capable of generating a...

Australia Just Became Home To The World's Largest Solar Thermal Power Planet

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 16.08.2017 | UK Tech

The South Australian state government has approved the construction of what will be the world’s largest solar thermal plant. Capable of generating a...

Sweet Without The Poison - The Energy You Put In The Food You Make

Jacqueline Koay | Posted 11.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Jacqueline Koay

Mum would have nagged my dad about going to the local Waitrose for last-minute shopping that she had forgotten. In her 82nd year, she often forgets important things such as double cream. My dad would sigh in exasperation, sometimes in bad temper.

How We As Individuals Can Tackle Climate Change

Phillip Othen | Posted 08.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Sometimes the challenge of climate change seems so enormous the natural response is to throw up our hands in despair and assume there’s nothing we c...

We Need Political Leadership To Avoid Further Hikes In Energy Prices

Jonathan Bartley | Posted 02.08.2017 | UK Politics
Jonathan Bartley

Centrica's announcement has reminded us just how clear, common sense, long-term thinking is required if we are to benefit from the renewables revolution and not be left behind. It's time for the other parties to nail their colours to the mast and commit to delivering a secure, stable, and clean future with energy prices that we can all afford - permanently.

The Future Of Energy Is Arriving - Let's Make It Radical

Caroline Lucas | Posted 27.07.2017 | UK Politics
Caroline Lucas

We need to block dirty diesels getting public money - no question there. But there are other ways to do it, like putting a cap on how polluting generators receiving subsidy can be. So, what's going on?... It's time we changed who makes the rules. It must be the public and the climate front and centre, because the public and the climate demand it.

What Will Happen To Petrol Stations? All Your Questions About The Diesel Ban Answered

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 26.07.2017 | UK

The government’s announcement that no new petrol or diesel cars and vans will be sold in the UK after 2040 has prompted cautious celebration among m...

A Nation Of Happy, Green Energy-Producing, Eco-Warriors

Baroness Jones | Posted 26.07.2017 | UK Politics
Baroness Jones

I will happily work with those Conservatives who can help edge Government policy in a truly green direction, but only a Green government will deliver fast and positive changes to create a nation of green energy producing, eco -warriors.

Gaza Has Energy But No Power

Michael Barron | Posted 19.07.2017 | UK
Michael Barron

The lack of agreement means that everyone loses. Insufficient energy has contributed to the humanitarian crisis in Gaza, Israel continues to face the threats from an unstable situation and criticism for its policy towards Gaza, the PNA does not have the revenue stream and BG was left with a stranded asset.

Why Drones Are The Ultimate Environment-Saving Tech

Phillip Othen | Posted 18.07.2017 | UK Tech

A quick word association game: when you hear drone, what comes most quickly to mind? Chances are it’ll be strike, right? It certainly won’t be eco...

The Internet Of Things Can Help Bring Electricity To Millions Living In Off-Grid Communities

Mohsen Mohseninia | Posted 17.07.2017 | UK Tech
Mohsen Mohseninia

Having access to sustainable energy can help improve people's health and wellbeing, give them better access to education, and empowers people to set up their own businesses. It also gives people access to home comforts that many take for granted - a television, a refrigerator, the ability to charge up a mobile phone or laptop.

Feeling Tired? Top Tips For Reigniting Your Energy

Dr. Libby Weaver | Posted 13.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Libby Weaver

In all my years working with people on an individual level or in a group, regardless of their age, sex or current health status, there is often one thing that unifies people's health and wellness goals - energy and the desire for more.

China Has Built A Massive Solar Farm In The Shape Of A Cute Panda

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 07.07.2017 | UK Tech

If governments are worried that there isn’t enough public enthusiasm for investment in renewable energy, then may we suggest turning solar plants in...

World's Largest Coal Company Closes 37 Of Its Mines Thanks To Green Energy

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 30.06.2017 | UK Tech

The biggest coal mining company in the world has announced that it will close 37 coal mines in India, because they are no longer financially viable. ...

Get Your Energy Prescription Here!

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 29.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

As a doctor I can prescribe drugs to deal with many problems if I need to - though I prefer to avoid them if possible. One area that can't be solved with tablets, however, is low energy. Yes, occasionally people really do have problems with their thyroid gland, leading to tiredness, which does need medication - but it's much more commonly due to lifestyle issues.

We Have Three Years To Act On Climate Change Or It's Too Late, Say Researchers

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 29.06.2017 | UK Tech

We have just three years to turn the tide on climate change and safeguard the future of our planet, according to a group of scientists. According to a...