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2019 Was The Cleanest Year To Date As Renewable Electricity Eclipsed Fossil Fuel Generation

During 2019, almost half of the electricity consumed in Britain was produced by a zero-carbon method. This included wind, solar and nuclear power which generated 48.5% of all electricity, compared to 43% from fossil fuels.

Advantages and Disadvantages of Enhanced Geothermal Power Plants

Using enhanced geothermal energy systems could be the answer to achieving net zero emissions. The technology provides a very low carbon energy and if used the amount of electricity to be produced is abundant. However, for all its advantages, experts warn that using such systems might increase the chance and risk of earthquakes.

Wind Energy to Gain from Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)

Wind turbines have among others key components such as SCADA (Supervisory Control & Data Acquisition), key software for both visualisation and management processes. With...

5.5 Metric Megaton Cooper to be used in Wind Turbines globally by 2028

According to the globally renowned consultation group Wood Mackenzie, the decade between 2018 and 2028 will see the installation of new offshore wind capacities...

Inside the Planned ‘Super Grid’ to Connect China and Korea

China and South Korea have plans to connect their electricity grids via an ocean floor power network. The aim to create a pan Asian electric power system. The grid will be using the most up to date high voltage direct current (HVDC) technology to make it as efficient as possible.

Lockdown Causing the Wind Industry to Slow Down

New wind power projects are under threat as the coronavirus has caused a delay and shortage for components such as turbine blades.

Five Key Nations Who Plan to Phase Out Coal Usage

Many countries across the world have now set deadlines to phase out the use of coal. This article includes five of the most significant countries who have set a deadline and how they plan to phase out the use of coal.

Zero Emissions Climate and Clean Energy; A Southern Governor’s Plan

Following the past two catastrophic hurricanes as well as devastating floods in the past 3 years in North Carolina, Gov. Roy Cooper, has proposed...

New PGMU Propulsion System to be Tested on HMS Richmond

The new technology that will be used to power the UKs most advanced and up to date frigates is to be put to the test on HMS Queen Elizabeth’s first operational deployment which is planned to happen in 2021.

Diesel generator to power 800mm gauge locomotives – Snowdon Mountain Railway

Image Credit: Richard Leonard Clayton Equipment has been awarded the contract to supply two battery-diesel locomotives to Snowdon Mountain...