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The Renewable Energy Hub Blog provides a fantastic source of unique, varied and intriguing articles to inform and inspire individuals, communities, and businesses; promoting a greener more sustainable future. We love to hear your opinions on the topics raised here, so all constructive participation is most welcome in the comments section under each post.

Morgan Stanley

One of the Largest Investors Backs Renewables

It’s a sign of the times that more and more people who invest are starting to focus on renewables. Of course, the stock market is all about making money and there’s no room for sentiment if you want to make a profit. The news that one of the world’s largest investors, Morgan Stanley, backs renewables will provide everyone around the…

The Future Of Renewable Energy

The Renewables Buzz: The future of green energy

The last few years have been anything but straightforward when it comes to renewable energy. With seismic changes across the globe, including close to home after the Brexit decision to leave the EU, as well as the election of Donald Trump to the US presidency, you could be forgiven that things might be coming off the rails. The Conservative government…

Investing In Renewables

Is it time to invest in renewables?

There are several reasons why the renewables sector should be a sound investment now, even if you’re a confirmed climate change denier. When big players like Warren Buffet and Bill Gates are putting their billions into renewables and 1 in 5 dollars are being invested in this area generally, you know that there’s something going on. Since the climate change…

Waste Wood as a Biomass Fuel

In 2010, the UK’s annual arising of waste wood generated by households and businesses was estimated at 4.1 million tonnes.  About 2 million tonnes were diverted or recovered from the waste stream for recycling or energy recovery but the remainder continues to be sent to landfill, resulting in considerable environmental and economic costs. Recycling companies currently pay thousands of pounds…

Elections 2017

What are the main political parties policies on renewable energy – Election 2017?

The following is a short summary of what the 4 main political parties in the UK have said about renewable energy, linked to their respective manifesto pages. Conservatives:  Maintain the position as a global off-shore wind farm leader and building wind farms on Britain’s Islands. A commitment: To meeting the global commitments on climate change.   Labour: A promise to…

Industrial Unit Solar Panels

Industrial units are perfect for solar panels

Business owners are making the best use of the roofs on their industrial units by installing solar panels and are saving more than 65% on their energy bills. 1 in 10 small businesses are generating their own electricity on site and running on clean green energy. For the first time in July-September 2016 half of Britain’s electricity was generated from…

Floating Solar Panels

Floating Solar Panels

You may have heard about floating solar panels from the French company Ciel and Terre, who have been involved in the development of the technology since 2006. Pioneers in their field, they have come up with some fantastic solutions for the placement of solar panels. Allowing them to float on water means that they can take up more space, but…

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