The Eco Experts Blog

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Monday, October 8, 2012 - 14:35
ENTREPRENEURS who think they can create the next big thing in bioenergy can bid for a share in £2million. The Government is doling out the money in the hope to spur innovation in the field. As set out in the Government’s 2012 bioenergy strategy, sustainably sourced bioenergy...
Thursday, October 4, 2012 - 15:02
THE UK’s only Green MP admitted environmental charities and lobby groups need to rethink their strategies given they have not been able to halt or slow down climate change. Caroline Lucas, Member of Parliament for Brighton Pavilion, quoted Einstein when she said: “Insanity is...
Tuesday, October 2, 2012 - 15:52
A MAN in his shed may finally have provided the solution for storing energy produced from renewable sources. Peter Dearman was hoping to create a system to power vehicles when he stumbled across what is being hailed as the next big thing in energy storage. Now huge...
Tuesday, October 2, 2012 - 10:14
KINGS CROSS station's new solar roof was switched on this weekend, marking a successful conclusion to another high profile photovoltaic installation in London. IF COMMUTERS stop staring at their feet for a moment and take a look up, they will see 1392 custom-built units of solar...
Monday, October 1, 2012 - 11:03
LASTEST government figures show a meteoric rise in electricity generated by solar power. Between the second quarter of 2011 and the same time in 2012 energy generated from solar had increased by a staggering 861% (0.05 TWh [terawatt-hours] to 0.5 TWh). Other renewable energy...
Monday, September 24, 2012 - 16:27
PV panels are still a worthwhile investment despite a reduction in the Feed-In-Tariff (FIT), according to the news editor of an industry magazine. David Thorpe of Energy and Environmental Management said PV panels typically provide a 6.8% return on investment (ROI), better than...
Monday, September 24, 2012 - 14:13
EAST Londoners have a reputation for being cutting edge and on trend, but as one homeowner demonstrates, it is not just residents who can wear this title. In the middle of bustling Hackney stands an environmentally friendly refurbed Victorian terraced house, boasting a blend of...
Friday, September 21, 2012 - 14:21
SHOPPING ‘til you drop has never been better for the environment, thanks to a pioneering mall in Sheffield, which has become the first building in Europe to install a new type of flat-roof solar panel. The Midlands based Crystal Peaks is already counting the savings after it...
Monday, September 17, 2012 - 14:40
IF EVERYBODY in Derbyshire covered their land with solar panels we would no longer need to rely on fossil fuel to power the country. As this infographic from energy efficiency specialists, The EcoExperts, shows, the UK could meet all its power needs by devoting one per cent of...
Thursday, September 13, 2012 - 15:38
NORTH-EAST India looks set to welcome its very first solar city, meaning many poor families will now have access to electricity. Agartala, the Tripura province capital, will soon generate 10 per cent of its energy from the sun’s rays. Tripura’s urban development minister...