Enviromental

Stories related to the environment and power generation / transmission

EIB To Stop Funding To Any Fossil Fuel Projects By 2021

The European Investment Bank has now agreed to stop providing lending for all fossil fuel-based projects, which includes the mainstream gas-fired power plants.

Flooding In England A Big Risk For This Winter

The recent flooding that the UK has seen from the increased downpour of rain has led to the director of the Environments Agency...

Nanoparticles From Air Pollution Linked With Brain Cancer

Nanoparticles which are a product of air pollution have been linked with causing brain cancer for the first time.

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....

Off Grid Solar Facilities: A Life Line For Kenyan Communities

Changing heat temperatures from climate change is a worldwide problem effecting all nations, and Kenya is not exempt from this. Temperatures in Kenya have...

Offshore Windfarms Have Potential To Provide More Electricity Than Current Global Demand

A report conducted by the International Energy Agency (IEA) has concluded that using wind turbines in the world’s best offshore sites has the potential...

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...

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...

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...