The Eco Experts Blog

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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...
Wednesday, November 21, 2012 - 10:51
FOR MANY people improving the energy efficiency of their home is a huge concern as gas and electricity bills creep higher and higher. There are many ways this can be done, and a new government initiative, called the Green Deal, will allow people to install measures, such as...
Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 11:21
NEARLY 5,000 US military homes will have Solar PV panels installed. The initiative has been launched by SolarCity who are aiming to install systems in up to 120,000 military houses across the US, at a cost of $1billion. Impressively, when the project is completed it will be the...
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 - 09:22
BIRMINGHAM’S residents are greener than the rest of the UK, according to a new survey. A huge proportion of the Midlanders say they would act in an environmentally friendly way, even if there was no financial incentive. In a survey of 2,000 people by The Eco Experts 40% of...
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 - 16:56
THE GLOBAL Solar PV industry looks set to grow by a staggering 26-fold over the next twenty years, perhaps even more so, according to the International Energy Agency. Incredibly, the group said if the world acted to meet its climate change forecasts, the rate of increase could...