Following its successful first year of operation, RCES is extending its portfolio of buildings to cover a radius of 10 miles from the centre of Reading. As a consequence, the Society is seeking owners and users of suitable buildings to have renewable energy facilities (such as solar and possibly other technologies) installed on their buildings […]
Which energy efficiency measures can save the UK billions? Which country plans to end oil and gas exploration and production by 2040? And, is it possible to make money by removing CO₂ from the atmosphere? Find out about This week’s ten biggest climate innovation stories — 7 September (Via. Climate KIC – Daily Planet)
This year’s Glastonbury Festival was part powered by Pee! In a partnership between The University of the West of England (UWE) and Glastonbury Festival, special urinals were installed in two locations – next to the Pyramid Stage and in the backstage area between the Pyramid and Other stages – and used to generate enough electricity […]
The world is increasingly turning to China to find new hope for renewable energy. In 2016 China almost doubled its solar capacity from 42.88 gigawatt in 2015 to 77.42 gigawatt in 2016. Here Christoph Biehl draws on a recent journey across China to share his impressions of the growth of renewable energy.
It is now possible to install wind turbines almost anywhere in the sea, an innovative new design allows them to simply float in deep water with a thick cable teathering them to the seabed. See this link http://www.bbc.com/news/business-40699979
Thirteen organisations and programmes spanning three continents have been chosen as the best in clean energy this year. This year’s winners are truly revolutionising the sustainable energy world. From a free city-wide public bicycle scheme in China helping combat air pollution, to the large-scale restoration of hydro power plants in East Tajikistan, to innovative smart […]
The Reading Hydro Project is having a get-together at Great Expectations at 7:30 on Tuesday 9th May Link https://www.facebook.com/events/1299704550077892/
This article by Gary Haq, University of York was originally published on The Conversation. Beijing, London, Mexico City, New Delhi and Paris are among the cities that have drawn attention for their dangerously high air pollution levels in 2016 – but they’re not alone. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has confirmed that 92% of the world’s […]
Britain’s first ‘green gas mill’ will convert grass into biomethane to heat more than 4,000 homes and is set to come online in 2018.
The UK Government can embed a “world class” low-carbon environment that could mobilise significant investment streams, but only if current policy gaps and mixed legislative signals are addressed with “bold” action. That is the overarching view of the Future low carbon investment in the UK report, published on 16 November 2016 by a group of leading […]