April 30, 2019

Solar Energy News: Gas Heating Banned In All New-Builds By 2025

Gas heating systems will be banned in all new-build homes in the United Kingdom by 2025, the government has announced in a brief Spring Statement which included plans to tackle climate change.   The statement from Chancellor Philip Hammond announced that, from 2025, all new-build homes...
April 23, 2019

Solar Energy News: Solar Set For Post-Brexit Boost

The United Kingdom’s rough divorce from the European Union could provide a boost for solar energy, with the renewable sector capitalising on turbulent times for gas and oil. The UK currently imports most of its traditional energy from within the EU, but with no EU-UK energy transfer ...
March 25, 2019

Solar Energy News Roundup: Floating Solar Plants Are Making A Splash

Floating solar plants, whereby photovoltaic (PV) panels are situated on bodies of water such as dams or artificial reservoirs, rather than on dry land, are boosting the amount of clean energy populations across the globe have access to. The technology provides energy companies with sol...
March 25, 2019

Solar Energy News Roundup: March 2019

In this news roundup we bring you everything you need to know in the world of solar energy, including a California solar energy record and the UK council aiming to produce all of its power from renewable sources. California Sets New Solar Energy Record At 2.45pm, Saturday 16th Marc...
March 19, 2019

10 Ways Your Workplace Can Reduce Its Carbon Footprint

Have you been changing your home to be more eco-friendly? If so then we applaud you! If you’re thinking about trying to put those changes in place at work but not sure how to go about it, don’t worry because we have you covered. Here’s 10 easy ways you can help your workplace reduce ...
February 20, 2019

Energy News Round-Up

First a picture of an egg breaks the internet and then everyone’s wearing blindfolds – we can’t keep up! We bet you can’t either, which is why we’ve put together a little round-up of the latest news in the energy sector so you don’t miss a thing in the energy world. Running ...
October 21, 2018

Swedish University Pioneers ‘Seasonal’ Solar Panel Technology

Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden, has devised new solar panel technology which saves and reuses heat from the summer sun to use once those famously harsh Scandinavian winters set in. The university hopes that it can provide a commercial solution for efficient gre...
October 16, 2018

The October 2018 UN Global Warming Report & What It Means for the Solar Industry

The UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has released an urgent report on the current and future state of global warming, and it’s not looking good. According to the report, the goal set out in the Paris Agreement (to keep global warming to 1.5°Cs above pre-industrial levels...
September 17, 2018

Solar & Wind Set to Generate 50% of Global Electricity by 2050

Every year, the industry research firm Bloomberg NEF (New Energy Finance) publishes a report called the New Energy Outlook (NEO), focusing on the electricity sector. This year’s report tells us that solar and wind energy will generate half of the world’s electricity by 2050. Solar...
September 12, 2018

Majority of the UK Public Demands Solar Energy, says YouGov Survey

According to a recent YouGov survey commissioned by environmental law group ClientEarth, more than half of the British public would install solar panels (as well as a selection of home battery products) to combat climate change – but only if there were greater assistance from the UK gove...