The Energy Bulletin: In the news September 2016

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Autumn has arrived, and with it comes news that the first large-scale tidal energy farm is hitting the shores of the UK. Plus, news of the Hinkley Point power plant and critics of the National Grid gas business sale speak up – find out more in our Continue Reading

The Energy Bulletin: Regulations round-up September 2016

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Each month we cover the most important energy market regulation updates. This September, Ofgem announced a review of the transmission network charging arrangements for embedded generators - find out Continue Reading

Trash or treasure: energy sources straight from the bin

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If you’re on the hunt for the next great source of energy, you might not need to look any further than your own bin. Smart minds around the world have been looking at ways to turn our never-ending Continue Reading

Nuclear power 101: The big questions answered

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How does nuclear power generate energy? How does the UK use it? What impact does it have on the environment? Nuclear power is a hot topic thanks to debate on the construction of a new power plant Continue Reading

Can a country run on renewables alone?

The prospect of a future world run entirely by renewable energy has been the subject of debate among scientists for a number of years. But now it’s beginning to seem as though it could be a real Continue Reading

Water-collecting billboards bringing hope to Indian farming communities

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In Pune, a west Indian city devastated by drought, five billboards are giving the local community a glimmer of hope. The Vodafone-funded billboards, designed by the engineering firm Kinetic, Continue Reading

The Energy Bulletin: In the news August 2016

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Welcome to this month’s energy news round-up. From new statistics that reveal the UK is consuming less energy now than it was nearly 10 years ago, to the pre-Brexit subsidy cuts and debates on the Continue Reading

The Energy Bulletin: Regulations round-up August 2016

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The latest Ofgem changes that are affecting the business energy market this month, including implementation plans for the newly-published CMA report and an open letter addressing charging Continue Reading

The first village in Australia to go 100% renewable

A remote village in Australia has attracted international attention after a new plan by its residents to disconnect entirely from the Aussie power grid. Tyalgum, set among the rolling hills near Continue Reading

115mph winds gave Scotland its greatest renewables day yet

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For the first time ever, Scotland produced enough energy in 24 hours to run the entire country for a whole day. It’s no mystery that the north of the UK is a good place to put down a wind Continue Reading