DCP228 and Business Electricity
What is DCP228? DCP228 is a regulation to be introduced by Ofgem in April 2018 which will change the way busin...Read More
Wind power in Great Britain continues to go from strength to strength, accounting for 11.2% of the UK’s power last year, compared to 9.2% for coal. Wind power has increased dramatically over the last few years – from under 3% in 2009. Other renewable energy sources such as solar power and biomass have also seen less dramatic gains.
The 13 top energy developments of 2016 – GreenBiz
Greenbiz provides a roundup of 2016’s top moments for sustainable energy in this US focussed list, from the signing of the Paris Accord to the increasing number of businesses embracing clean energy.
UK executives need to change attitudes to energy efficiency – The Telegraph
A 2016 survey, commissioned by The Telegraph and YouGov, found that many business leaders are disconnected from their company’s energy usage and procurement. Experts state that a ‘culture shift’ is the only way for many businesses to reap the financial and environmental awards of energy efficiency. What’s more, many business executives were in the dark about how much they could be saving on their energy bills – something that is concerning in a climate of rising energy prices.
Taking advantage of his last month in office, Barack Obama has permanently banned offshore drilling in large portions of the Arctic and Atlantic oceans. The move, which was jointly announced with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, has been conducted in such a way that it will be different for the President-elect to reverse.
Want a battery with a low output that will last for thousands of years? Try a diamond. Researchers at the University of Bristol have discovered a way to use diamonds as nuclear powered batteries. Whilst the batteries would have limited power, they would last for a really long time, leading to potential uses in areas where battery replacement is difficult, such as spacecrafts and satellites.
Report warns of £30-a-year energy bill rise to stop winter blackouts – Express and Star
A new report by the British Infrastructure Group has claimed that Britain is in the midst of an energy crisis due to slashed capacity margins that have led to a reliance on emergency power deals. The report claims that the UK is increasingly vulnerable to power shortages, and that bills may have to raise by £30 a year in order to combat the threats of outages.
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