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Importing Icelandic Power

Caroline Robertson

by Caroline Robertson November 11, 2015

Hydrogen Breakthrough At Last

An ambitious project conceived by an Icelandic economist aims to connect Iceland and the UK with an undersea power cable, exporting electricity to Britain. The idea has been in the works for many years but has had its fair share of logistical problems. Both Prime Minister David Cameron and. Read more

Lowest Winter Capacity For Decade

Nathaniel Taylor

by Nathaniel Taylor November 10, 2015

ESOS SOS For Business Energy Savings

The chance of an electricity blackout has risen to its highest in a decade and the National Grid has admitted that it is more likely to draw power from additional sources to try to keep the country's electricity flowing. The operator said it had enlisted power stations to provide extra capacity. Read more

Business Energy Efficiency Tax Reform

Ian McKenna

by Ian McKenna November 7, 2015


Following the Chancellors announcement of the Summer Budget, in which he said energy policies and regulations would be subject to review, HM Treasury has launched a consultation to seek opinions on its proposals to reform the business energy efficiency tax landscape. The government is looking for. Read more

UK Accused of Rigging Market Against Renewable Energy

Chris Hurcombe

by Chris Hurcombe November 3, 2015

Wind Energy Powers 25% of UK Homes in 2014

Dale Vince, a pioneer of the UK renewable energy industry and founder of green energy company Ecotricity, has accused the British government of corrupting the market in an attempt to scupper green energy in favour of fossil fuels and nuclear power. The criticism comes as RenewableUK, the. Read more

Mashed Potato Powered Factory

Chris Hurcombe

by Chris Hurcombe October 7, 2015

Mashed Potato Powered Factor

A factory that makes the traditional British dish of pie and mash has become the first factory in the world to be run entirely on power generated by potatoes. Power is generated for the Cavaghan and Gray ready-meals plant in Carlisle, Cumbria, through a bio-refinery that converts leftover potatoes. Read more

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