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Coal Power Plants In Europe Face Losses of €6.6 Billion

Due to the reduced costs of renewable energy and cheap sources of natural gases, coal power plants have seen record losses of up to...

UK national grid uses more STOR and frequency response.

The UK National Grid’s has recently released an annual Power Responsive report which shows the electricity system operator relied more heavily demand-side response in...

Huge Rufijii hydropower begins construction in Tanzania

Image Credit: xLibber President John Magufuli of Tanzania marked the beginning of construction of the Rufiji power plant...

Renewable Energy Sources Produce More Electricity Than Fossil Fuels In The UK

For the first time since the industrial revolution, renewable energy sources produced more electricity for homes and businesses in the UK than fossil fuels....

Scientists Reveal Solar Power in China is more Affordable than Grid Electricity

New research has indicated that compared to grid electricity in Chinese cities, solar energy is actually cheaper.  This is expected to raise the uptake of...

Geothermal Energy: A Solution To Indonesia’s Fossil Fuel Reliance?

Indonesia is a country still extremely reliant on fossil fuels, however it has an untapped potential of geothermal energy which could make the country greener.

Hornsea 2 – A sea change for UK Wind Power

Wind power provides an ever growing amount of electricity for the United Kingdom and by the end of July 2019, it consisted of 9,929 wind turbines...

Toxic Air Reduction Imminent in the UK with the Introduction of a Clean Air...

Air quality in the UK could soon be enhanced after Chris Philp, a Conservative MP, introduced a Clean Air Act. The legislation in itself...

Flourishing Wind Energy and the Problem of Waste

For environmentalists and many governments wind energy looks more like the future of clean energy and the silver lining of renewable energies. However, once...

UK Power outage – Was Wind Power to blame

Last week the UK suffered a serious outage of power from the National Grid which affected almost a million people and brought the east...