Tag Archives: renewable energy

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Dreaming of a green Christmas

25 December 2016 was something of a landmark for UK electricity.  As turkeys roasted and the Queen transmitted her seasonal message, British homes were powered up by more renewable energy than ever before.[1]  Though demand... Read more
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Song of ice and fire

Geothermal energy is based on an alluring idea: that the earth’s crust maintains a constant heat generated by the fiery molten core, 4000 miles below.  Three or four miles from the surface, this heat might... Read more
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Death knell for coal

"We see clear winners for the next 25 years – natural gas but especially wind and solar – replacing the champion of the previous 25 years, coal.” Dr Fatih Birol, Executive Director of the International... Read more
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A Tale of Two Mavericks

There are strange forces at work. Meg Whitman and Michael Bloomberg are just two of the former Republicans who switched political allegiances rather than vote for Donald Trump in this week’s US elections. Ms Whitman... Read more