The Eco Experts Blog

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Thursday, January 3, 2013 - 16:46
CONGRATULATIONS, we made it through the Mayan apocalypse and here we are on the other side vowing to give up chocolate, wine, smoking and the rest of it. Here at The Eco Experts we think one of the most important things we can do this New Year is to look after our planet. There...
Friday, December 14, 2012 - 16:27
THE GOVERNMENT needs to create a trusted and accountable energy sector to secure investment and stop already notable climate change, said Caroline Flint. The shadow Energy and Climate Change Secretary emphasised it was crucial the Government made solid targets for the upcoming...
Tuesday, December 11, 2012 - 10:42
THE NUMBER of solar panels installed last week was almost double the amount installed the week before. The latest stats from the DECC (Department of Energy and Climate Change) show 1,615 domestic installations took place in the week ending December 2. The last week of November...
Thursday, December 6, 2012 - 11:48
A BRITISH solar company is to build a $400m solar plant in Ghana creating hundreds of jobs and cutting carbon emissions. It will be the largest in the whole of Africa, and the fourth largest in the world. Blue Energy said the said the 155MW solar photovoltaic (PV) plant will be...
Thursday, December 6, 2012 - 11:21
IN 2022 football teams from across the globe will gather in the sweltering Qatari desert to battle it out for the World Cup. Nestled in the heart of the Middle East Doha can often see temperatures soar over 40 C in the summer, meaning all 12 stadia must be air conditioned....
Tuesday, December 4, 2012 - 12:10
THE UK is to fund renewable power in Africa as part of an initiative to tackle climate change and reduce poverty. Ed Davey, the energy and climate change minister made the announcement today in Doha, the capital city of Qatar, for the second week of the UN climate talks....
Thursday, November 29, 2012 - 10:03
THE MOD is doing all it can to cut its costs. It is already in the process of downsizing its staff and selling land and buildings all over the place, and now the government department is looking to embrace renewable energy. The Ministry of Defence hopes if it swaps regular...
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 - 14:11
One of Nottinghamshire’s largest leisure centres is to made super energy efficient with the installation of solar PV panels. Gedling, in the south of the Midlands county, made a contract with Nationwide Solar to complete the work. The new installation on the Richard Herrod...
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 - 11:46
THERE is a lot to be said for Germany at the moment, a better economy than us, better beer and a much better headway towards cutting its CO2 emissions. Indeed, according to today’s Guardian the country's CO2 emissions have fallen by 2.4% since 2010 thanks to its renewable...
Thursday, November 22, 2012 - 17:30
IT WAS once buzzing with the sound of Lancaster bombers and Hawker Hurricanes but now this noise will come from electricity as a World War II airfield is converted into the UK’s largest solar farm. The project at RAF Wymeswold Airfield, a 150-acre site near Loughborough in...