Penarth eco-refurbishment

Penarth eco-refurbishment

The UK government is already legally committed to an 80% reduction in CO2 emissions by 2050, (from 1990 levels), and has accepted since the Paris climate deal that eventually there’ll have to be a 100% reduction. Architect Nigel Humphrey wanted to ensure that the refurbishment of his own home reflected

Renewables mayhem!

In 2011, the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) published a review of the generation costs of renewable electricity technologies. Onshore wind was one of the cheapest @ £90/MWh, well on par with fossil based power stations or new nuclear. This technology would have looked a good match to

Grid defection

With cheap PV and batteries, do we need grids?    With around half of green energy generation in Germany now being in the hands of consumers and local energy co-ops, and the cost of PV falling, some look to a future in which power grids and big utility companies are less important