UK Energy

Feeling Anxious, Jittery Or Overwhelmed? These Vital Glands Might Need Support

Dr. Libby Weaver | Posted 26.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Libby Weaver

You can already start to see a picture of how our adrenal glands are affected by everyday living--and this is not even the entire story. If our body continues to perceive that it is in danger, it may lead to additional excess cortisol (our long term stress hormone) production, which brings with it a whole new array of health concerns.

Green Innovation In Sport: How Future Stadiums Will Look

Phillip Othen | Posted 25.04.2017 | UK Tech

Nothing can compete with the atmosphere of a packed sports stadium. We go in our millions every week to arenas around the world where we cheer on our ...

Britain's Set For Its First Day Without Coal Since The Industrial Revolution

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 28.04.2017 | UK Tech

This story has been updated. Friday (21 April) is set to be the first day since the industrial revolution that the UK won’t generate any electricity...

How Coffee Can Make You Fat

Dr. Libby Weaver | Posted 19.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Libby Weaver

Coffee can make you fat. I know. Some of you will want to block your ears at this information. Sorry, I can't change our biochemistry! Caffeine acts on the adrenal glands by stimulating the production of adrenalin.

California Harnessed So Much Solar Energy That Electricity Prices Turned Negative

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 13.04.2017 | UK Tech

So, here’s something pretty unusual: California harnessed so much solar energy earlier this year that electricity prices turned negative, at least f...

Why Having Solar Power In The Home Is Easier Than You Think

Phillip Othen | Posted 11.04.2017 | UK Tech

A million British homes now use solar energy. Whether it is solar power or thermal, the sun’s rays are powering energy production like never before....

Powering A Peaceful Home

Juliet Landau-Pope | Posted 31.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Juliet Landau-Pope

Spring is in the air and with many of us starting to think about blitzing the bathroom and deep-cleaning the kitchen, it's an ideal time of year to re...

Competition, With Protection For The Most Vulnerable, Most Be Allowed To Deliver For Consumers

Lawrence Slade | Posted 16.03.2017 | UK
Lawrence Slade

We often hear about the "broken" energy market, yet competition is increasing and it is delivering benefits for consumers.

Securing A Low Carbon Future

Ian Larive | Posted 09.03.2017 | UK Tech
Ian Larive

Most recently, the UK signed up to a pledge to keep global temperature increases well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels as part of the Paris Agreement. To deliver on this promise, a diverse energy mix that includes renewables, and in particular solar and wind, will be needed.

The UK's Plummeting Use Of Coal Has Already Reduced Our CO2 Emissions

Press Association | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 06.03.2017 | UK Tech

The UK’s carbon dioxide emissions have fallen by an impressive 6 per cent after a massive reduction in coal use. CO2 emissions from coal fell a mass...

The Industrial Strategy And Support For Disruptive Innovation

Dr David Kingham | Posted 01.03.2017 | UK Tech
Dr David Kingham

The government has a tricky challenge ahead with their new Industrial Strategy. The Prime Minister recently said, "The modern industrial strategy will back Britain for the long term: creating the conditions where successful businesses can emerge and grow, and backing them to invest in the long-term future of our country."

Can We Afford To Decarbonise The Energy Supply? The North Can't Afford Not To

Darren Baxter | Posted 01.03.2017 | UK Tech
Darren Baxter

Maximising the opportunities presented by these assets will not just benefit the North. Nationally, this will ensure the plentiful supply of low carbon energy and a renaissance industry at a time when it is needed most. But whilst the drive to power this industry exists in great quantities in the North, the region nonetheless needs a strong national framework and policy continuity.

How One Of The Smallest Countries Became A Eco Leader

Phillip Othen | Posted 28.02.2017 | UK Tech

From its age-old traditions advancing into the modern era alongside magical mountains and monasteries, Bhutan is nothing short of enchanting. With a p...

The Fuel That Could Solve Britain's Lethal Air Pollution Crisis Has One Big Drawback

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 27.02.2017 | UK

Last month in London one air pollution monitoring station breached its annual limit just five days into the new year. Soon after, the Mayor Sadiq Khan...

In Just Five Years New York Has Grown Its Solar Power By Almost 800%

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 23.02.2017 | UK Tech

We may have found seven new planets capable of hosting life, but it is still pretty important that we focus on saving the one we already have here. So...

UK Boss Of Shell Hits Out At Donald Trump's 'Disappointing' Stance On Clean Energy

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 22.02.2017 | UK

The boss of Shell in the UK has labelled President Donald Trump’s stance on new, cleaner forms of energy as “disappointing”. Asked whether Trump...

Easy Ways To Save Energy You Hadn’t Even Considered

Phillip Othen | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK Tech

When someone mentions the word ‘saving’ you immediately think of going without to your own detriment. In fact, some simple energy saving tips will...

How Denmark Is Raising The World's Greenest Generation

Angus Walker | Posted 20.02.2017 | UK Tech
Angus Walker

By 2025 the Danish capital Copenhagen will be the world's first carbon neutral city, that's the plan anyway. Carbon emissions fell by around 20% in 2015 from the 2005 level. So far so good, but bear in mind this is a city which already has a head start on other major urban centres in Europe.

The Ocean Could Contain A Near Limitless Supply Of Nuclear Fuel

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 20.02.2017 | UK Tech

Scientists believe they’ve found a viable way to extract uranium from the oceans, opening up a source of energy that could supply today’s nuclear ...

Only Labour Can End Fuel Poverty

Dawn Butler | Posted 17.02.2017 | UK Politics
Dawn Butler

The Labour Party will continue to work towards ending fuel poverty and when in government we will put energy efficiency back on the agenda. Struggling families need more than warm words from this government, they need warm homes.

Can A Sharing Economy Approach To Energy Deliver A More Sustainable Future?

David Hill | Posted 09.02.2017 | UK Tech
David Hill

As global demand for electricity grows, are there alternatives to building more power stations which make smarter use of existing infrastructure? And in an industry renowned for high levels of consumer mistrust, could an Airbnb of energy finally deliver a consumer-centric energy market?

Incredible Alternative Energy Sources From Around The World

Phillip Othen | Posted 07.02.2017 | UK Tech

We’ve all heard of the big three environmentally-friendly power sources: solar, wind and hydro. But scientists and innovators across the world are p...

Iceland Is Turning The Destructive Power Of A Volcano Into Electricity

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 02.02.2017 | UK Tech

Geologists in Iceland have drilled deeper into the heart of a volcano than ever before in an audacious bid to harness geothermal energy. The volcanic ...

In A Historic Move Ireland Has Voted To Stop Investing In All Fossil Fuels

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 30.01.2017 | UK Tech

Ireland has voted to cease all government funding for fossil fuels, a decision that if approved will make it the first of its kind in the world. 90 to...

This Is The Greenest Place On Earth...

Jen Barton | Posted 25.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Costa Rica is the Central American country known for its extraordinary biodiversity (over half a million different species of plants and animals call ...