Wind Powers Ahead in UK and USA

Posted on Feb 23, 2017 12:42:41 PM

The UK offshore wind industry is not just helping save the planet but it can now be seen as a leading light in the nation's construction sector too.

In 2016 the record £4.1 billion spent building offshore wind power sites — up from £2.45 billion in 2015 — accounted for 21% of all UK infrastructure construction by contract value.

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Topics: Wind Farms, Offshore, UK, USA

Sustainable Future for the World's Most Isolated Community

Posted on Oct 24, 2016 2:50:00 PM

What has been dubbed the world's most remote community is about to be given a sustainable future that could provide a blueprint for other isolated villages around the globe.

Tristan da Cunha is about as isolated it can be, relying on the sea to haul in everything that cannot be produced on the South Atlantic island itself.

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Topics: Renewable Energy, Wind Farms, Tristan da Cunha, Sustainable Energy

Solar Power In Ukraine—Keeping The Russians At Bay?

Posted on Sep 5, 2016 8:00:00 AM

For many people the advantage of renewable energy production would appear to be simply one of ecological factors, but to the people of Ukraine it goes far beyond simply being 'green'.

For them the conflict and political turbulence the country has endured over the past few years with their powerful and at times hostile neighbours, Russia, has made the issue of solar, wind and other renewables a matter of strategic national importance as they seek energy security.

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Topics: Solar Energy, Ukraine, Chernobyl, Renewables, Wind Farms, Wind Power, Bio Mass

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