#Renewables

Canberra becomes first Capital City to switch to 100% renewable energy

3 months ago — Quick Read

Australia’s national capital, Canberra, has been revealed as the first capital city in the world to purchase all its energy from renewable sources. Currently, seven large metropolitan districts in the...

No wind up. Europe could use onshore wind capacity to smash global energy demand

4 months ago — Long Read

A study from the University of Sussex has revealed that Europe has the capacity to produce more than 100 times the amount of energy it currently produces through onshore windfarms....

Wind, Solar and nuclear power provided more electricity than gas and coal combined to the UK

3 years ago — Quick Read

At 8am today wind, solar and nuclear power generated more electricity than coal and gas for first time ever inside the UK. Renewable energy resources produced 18.7 gigawatts - enough...

Construction is now complete on the largest floating solar farm on Earth

3 years ago — Quick Read

The Chinese Government have announced that the world's largest floating solar farm is complete and has started to produce energy. The solar farm is the largest floating photovoltaic (PV) facility...

Infographic — Electrical Engineers & Climate Change

3 years ago — Long Read

Why Electrical Engineers Play an Essential Part in Addressing Climate Change CO2 or Carbon Dioxide Emissions are an inevitable result of energy use around the world. When society uses energy,...

How Does Masdar City – the ultimate experiment in sustainable urban living – stack up against Birmingham?

3 years ago — Long Read

Masdar City has been pitched as a ‘zero carbon’ and ‘zero waste’ city. This brand new city in the United Arab Emirates aims to be a world-leading low-carbon metropolis but...