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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 - 14:24
CHARITIES and green groups are hoping a new climate chief will step up against the Big Six energy providers and encourage the growth of renewable energy in the UK. Sustainable energy specialist, The Eco Experts, and charity, Friends of the Earth, both welcomed Lord Deben, John...
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - 10:31
We've already had a look at the winners of Facebook competition, along with some of the wackier and longer entries. Today we look at the other wonderful entries we received. Below are 26 great ideas for how the UK could go carbon free. 1. Wind turbine on every power pylon By:...
Carbon Free UK
Monday, September 10, 2012 - 15:01
Our Facebook competition rules stated that entries should be no more than 50 words long. We just wanted short and sweet ides. However, we said longer entries would be considered if there was good reason to go longer. Some people took that a little too literally... At just over...
Monday, September 10, 2012 - 10:02
IF ONE team of American inventors gets its way, you may never see a solar panel again. New Energy Technologies’ plans to completely wipe out the old-school panel are well underway and the team have come up with a novel replacement; the Solar Window. Sounding ridiculously...