A green move for golf

A green move for golf

10th October 2012 | Posted by: Daniel Birkett | Industry News

The International Golf Federation (IGF) has said that it will begin promoting best practice to reduce the sport's use of non-renewables, edie.net has reported.


Ofgem warns of power shortage by 2015

Ofgem warns of power shortage by 2015

8th October 2012 | Posted by: Daniel Birkett | Industry News

According to a report by energy regulator Ofgem, Britain is at risk of running out of energy capacity in the winter of 2015-16, falling from 14% (now) to just 4%, the BBC has reported. Should this happen, the regulator said, Britain would rely more on imported gas


Waste-to-energy power plant given the go-ahead

Waste-to-energy power plant given the go-ahead

3rd October 2012 | Posted by: Daniel Birkett | Industry News

A power plant that will generate energy from waste has been given Government approval following a 12-month inquiry, the Guardian has reported. The 60MW plant in Cheshire has been backed by Tata Chemicals and E.ON will cost £250m to construct.


Liquid air is a possible energy storage solution

Liquid air is a possible energy storage solution

2nd October 2012 | Posted by: Daniel Birkett | Industry News

According to the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, turning air into liquid could provide an answer as to how we could store energy, the BBC reports.


UK to save billions by 2030 after smart meter rollout

UK to save billions by 2030 after smart meter rollout

28th September 2012 | Posted by: Daniel Birkett | Industry News

According to a report backed by British Gas, smart meters could save the UK £14bn by 2030, Business green has reported. The study also found that SMEs could save £800 on their annual commercial energy bills by installing a smart meter.