The Tide is High in Swansea

Proposed tidal lagoon for Swansea Bay

The Proposed Tidal Lagoon The development of a power generating tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay could see similar projects popping up around the UK coast if it is successful. According to the BBC, the project to build a plant that can produce 240 MW and provide electricity for over 120,000 homes has attracted investment from …

How Solar Energy Works

Solar Panels On Homes

Our planet revolves around the sun at just about the perfect distance to provide the optimum conditions that sustain life. The light from the sun contains vast amounts of energy, which, when it hits an object, causes heat to be transferred. But with some materials found on Earth, sunlight has another, equally profound effect – …

The Winds of Change?

The Future of Wind Turbines They seem to polarize opinion in a way that no other renewable technology does. They are a blot on the landscape or the future of energy production in the UK. Whatever you think of them, wind turbines are here to stay and they have become a part of our landscape in …

Clear Solar Concentrator Promises Increased Applications for Solar Panels

Clear Solar Panel

The UK recently passed further legislation intending to ensure that 15% of our energy capacity is provided from renewable sources. Many utility providers as well as corporate developers are seeking new technologies to meet this new demand. This effort has not been without reasonable opposition. One of the main concerns businesses have with converting to …