The Eco Experts Blog

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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...
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:...
Monday, September 10, 2012 - 15:16
AN ANCIENT city is being powered in a very modern way. Petra, the UNESCO World Heritage Site city in Jordan, now receives all its energy from a $5million solar project which was officially opened on Friday (September 10). The project makes enough electricity (250 kilowatts) to...
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...
Friday, September 7, 2012 - 15:27
Yesterday we had a look at the winners from our ‘How The Uk Can Go Carbon Free' Facebook contest. Today let's have a look at some of the fun, wacky and crazy entries we received. From poor spelling and grammar to out there ideas, we hope you'll find these as entraining as we did...
Friday, September 7, 2012 - 13:12
Researchers studying solar science are peering inside their sandwiches for answers on how to improve photovoltaic technology. Plants process sunlight far more effectively than we do; lessons from nature could be a big step in designing the next generation of solar panels. David...