#Renewables

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

6 months ago — 0.5 min 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

6 months ago — 0.5 min 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

7 months ago — 2 min 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?

1 year ago — 3.5 min 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...

Graphene solar panels developed that generates energy when it rains

2 years ago — 0.5 min read

Whilst Solar Power has made significant steps forwards over the last decade there has always been the problem of what happens at night. The new solution proposed by scientists from...

Carbon emissions drop in the UK as renewables rise

2 years ago — 1.5 min read

Provisional figures released by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) have revealed a 3.4% drop in greenhouse gas emissions last year. This decrease is thanks in large part...