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Book review: Solar Politics, by Oxana Timofeeva

Book review: Solar Politics, by Oxana Timofeeva

  By Jeremy Williams In his book The Switch, Chris Goodall argues that solar technologies will eventually power the world. It’s harder to imagine in Britain than in other places, but if it did, what would the implications be? We know what a fossil-fuelled economy looks like, and the politics of fossil fuels. How would solar be different? These are […]

The UK had a record wind power year in 2022

The UK had a record wind power year in 2022

energy A wind farm in South Wales, UK. Photo credit: Reuters / Matthew Childs. By Anders Lorenzen Data from its national grid operator, the National Grid, have concluded that 2022 was a record year for wind power in the UK. The data shows that the output of UK wind farms onshore and offshore continues to increase; in 2022 they produced […]

Let’s float some more solar farms

Let’s float some more solar farms

By Jeremy Williams  There has been some unwarranted fussing about solar farms in the UK recently. There is an enduring perception that they compete with food production and should be restricted. I’ve described why that’s not the case, but even if land is in short supply and isn’t suitable for solar panels, there are other options. Yes, there are roofs, […]

Finland to have its first large offshore wind farm

Finland to have its first large offshore wind farm

  An illustration of Korsnäs offshore wind farm, By Anders Lorenzen The Swedish energy giant Vattenfall has won the right to build the largest offshore wind farm in Finland. It will be the first Finnish offshore wind farm to be built in open water. The Korsnäs offshore wind farm will be constructed 15 kilometres off the Finnish coast near the […]

Campaign urges shops to keep their doors closed

Campaign urges shops to keep their doors closed

  Graph credit: The Campaign to Stop High Street Heat Loss. By Anders Lorenzen Have you ever wondered when walking along a shopping street on a cold day, why shop after shop continues to have its doors open? Now a campaign has been launched to tackle precisely that. Simply named ‘Close the Shop Door’ the campaign is asking that the […]

In Madagascar, solar is vital to electrifying households

In Madagascar, solar is vital to electrifying households

  A village in Madagascar that has been electrified WeLight. Photo credit: WeLight. By Anders Lorenzen Madagascar, an island off the east coast of Africa, is one of the most impoverished countries in the world. Last year we reported when parts of the country underwent a fatal and devastating drought. Now a solar company in the country, WeLight, has secured […]

What You Need To Know About Natural Gas Power

What You Need To Know About Natural Gas Power

This is the final article in a six-part series that explores how we get our electricity and what we need to know about how renewable — and non-renewable — electric power is generated. Electricity use is a major component of Americans’ ecological footprint, and different energy sources have very different environmental impacts. But we tend to pay less attention to electricity […]

What You Need To Know About Coal Power

What You Need To Know About Coal Power

This article is the fifth in a six-part series that explores how we get our electricity and what we need to know about how renewable — and non-renewable — electric power is generated. Electricity use is a major component of Americans’ ecological footprint. But we tend to pay it less attention than other areas, like recycling and plastic use, where it […]

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