Renewables

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Fall by 3% in 2018

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Fall by 3% in 2018

In 2018, the UK’s greenhouse gas emissions fell by 3%, and are continuing to drop, while low carbon generation rose by 53%.

Choose Heat Pumps For Your Development This Year

Choose Heat Pumps For Your Development This Year

Heat pumps are becoming an increasingly popular choice for rural housebuilders, however many developers have still never used heat pumps on their developments. With oil prices rising, and heat pumps becoming more desirable for homebuyers, we think now is a good time to scrap traditional oil and LPG boilers and make the switch to heat pumps.

Renewables To Be World's Main Power Source by 2040

Renewables To Be World's Main Power Source by 2040

The oil and gas giant BP have forecast that renewables are likely to account for roughly one-third of the world’s energy production by 2040, with the uptake of renewable energy growing faster than that of any other fuel type.

Third of UK Electricity Provided by Renewables in 2018

Third of UK Electricity Provided by Renewables in 2018

Renewable sources generated a record 33% of the UK’s electricity in 2018, which meant that the contribution from fossil fuels fell to their lowest ever share, with gas down to 39%.

Keeping the World Below 1.5C Warming

Keeping the World Below 1.5C Warming

On the 8th October 2018, the most extensive warning on the risks of rising global temperatures was issued. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Carnage (IPCC), made up of various scientists and government officials, gathered at a meeting in South Korea and issued a special report on the impact of global warming.

Renewables Produce Almost One-Third of the UK Power in Q2

Renewables Produce Almost One-Third of the UK Power in Q2

Recent Government figures have shown that between April and June, renewable energy technology has generated a record 31.7% of the UK’s electricity. This is an increase on the same period from the previous year.

British Gas Raise Prices AGAIN

British Gas Raise Prices AGAIN

August 10th, British Gas stated that their prices would be AGAIN rising, this time by 3.8% - or £44 per year, affecting 3.5m people nationwide. This rise in prices follows on from their 5.5% rise in gas prices last May and will come into effect on October 1st.