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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....

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...

Geothermal Energy Potential in Minewater Can Heat Over 180 Million Homes in the UK

The UK is already looking to net zero emissions of greenhouse gasses by 2050, an ambitious undertaking requiring all manner of clean energy sources...

World’s Longest 12 Megawatts Capacity Wind Turbine Blade Being Tested in Northumberland

Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult will have the benefit of testing the longest world wind turbine blade stretching 107 metres long. Designed by LW Wind...

Subsidy-free 46MW Onshore Crossdykes Wind Farm will power 45K Homes

South west Scottish areas of Galloway and Dumfries are the host of the Crossdykes Wind Farm expected to generate 46 megawatts courtesy of a...

Battery Fault caused Ipswich Hospital Generators to Fail

The BBC has reported that the standby power failure at Ipswich hospital was caused by a battery. The battery, which was powering...

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...

National Grid: Backup Plan Required

Following the UK's power cut that affected almost one million electricity users on Friday the government has promised a full investigation into...

UK Power Suffers Huge Outage

Image Credit: Martin Bodman The UK power grid suffered a huge outage that affected almost one million people today....