Councils Try Crowdfunding for Renewable Energy Projects

council chamber

Local councils are turning to wider communities to fund new renewable projects. The idea is like crowd funding; the community can use a platform called Abundance to donate as little or as much as they can towards a project in their area that could benefit the entire community.   Swindon Council is the first to use Abundance, which allows people to buy debentures (similar to bonds) and they …

New Biofuel in Aviation

Refueling Airplane

Climate change is being tackled in different ways all over the world, transport being one of the major hurdles to overcome when it comes to greenhouse gasses. Now experts are looking to the skies to tackle climate change and have come up with a solution to the problem of planes releasing toxic chemicals into the air.  Planes in Europe, it is hoped, could run …

The Chinese Solar Space Race!

earth from space

China has announced its ambitious future plans to send solar to outer space. This would be the first time that anything like this has been attempted. The country is hoping to put its plans into action by 2050.   Space is the perfect environment to harness the full potential of the sun’s power. As the sun is always shining in …