How important are batteries to Renewable Energy Sustainability and profitability?

battery electricity storage

Many see energy storage as the most important part that is missing in the electricity infrastructure of many countries, not least the UK. The very nature of renewable power is the main reason for this. Wind, solar and marine energy (wave and tidal) can generate large amounts of electricity but the dependency on natural processes …

Is the UK underestimating the Role of Solar in cutting carbon emissions?

commercial solar panels

The realisation that the threat of global heating is indisputable has become increasingly commonplace. Concern is building globally about the implications if we fail to cut carbon emissions. Most notably recently the concern has been expressed by one of the most thought-provoking protest groups yet to emerge, Extinction Rebellion. Our students are going on strike …