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Are we nearly there yet?

By |2021-11-06T12:40:31+00:00November 11th, 2021|News|

ASSET MARKETS AND THE LOOMING ‘SNAP-POINT’ Throughout the period since the global financial crisis (GFC) of 2008-09, capital markets have marched upwards, even as the economy itself has, at best, stagnated. After a sharp correction at the start of the coronavirus crisis, the prices of stocks and property, in particular, have kept hitting new highs,

Family’s green investment avoids gas price increases – and they don’t need to queue for petrol either

By |2021-11-06T12:37:39+00:00November 11th, 2021|Energy and Climate Change, Home Battery, News, Renewable Energy, Solar and Battery|

The Bunyan family invested in a renewable energy system to run their house and car The Bunyan family could be one of the greenest families in the land after installing high-tech kit to help them store energy from sunshine. The recent increase in gas prices has not affected them and they have not been queuing

Solar panels could add nearly £2,000 to house prices

By |2021-11-06T12:35:17+00:00November 10th, 2021|Energy and Climate Change, News, Power Generation, Renewable Energy, Solar and Battery|

Installing solar panels could add around £1,800 to house prices, according to a new survey from Solar Energy UK. This is nearly half of the up-front cost of installation, making solar an increasingly appealing financial option. In addition to this boon to the sale price, solar could generate an annual running cost saving of nearly

A Prayer for Nonbelievers

By |2021-11-15T11:19:06+00:00November 10th, 2021|Blog, Our Uncertain Future|

I was ten years old when The Limits to Growth first saw print. I have a dim memory of seeing a newspaper article or two about it, but I had other things on my mind in 1972—my parents got divorced that year, and an already difficult childhood promptly got much worse—and several years passed

World’s longest subsea interconnector begins operation

By |2021-11-06T12:29:44+00:00November 9th, 2021|Energy and Climate Change, News, Power Generation|

The world’s longest subsea electricity interconnector, the North Sea Link, has started operation. Connecting Blyth in Northumberland and the Norwegian village of Kvilldal, near Stavanger, the £1.37 billion (€1.6 billion) interconnector has been developed as a joint venture by National Grid and Norwegian operator Statnett. The 450-mile cable started operating on Friday 1 October, with

The Apocalypse Will Not Be Slow

By |2021-11-06T12:24:06+00:00November 9th, 2021|Energy and Climate Change, News|

All of us are in a new world, and we’d better get used to it. Admittedly, I hadn’t been there for 46 years, but old friends of mine still live (or at least lived) in the town of Greenville, Calif., and now… well, it’s more or less gone, though they survived. The Dixie Fire, one

First Project Prometheus solar installation officially opened

By |2021-11-06T12:21:57+00:00November 8th, 2021|News, Power Generation, Renewable Energy, Solar and Battery|

The British Army’s first Project Prometheus solar farm has been officially opened by the minister for defence procurement, Jeremy Quin. The 2.3MW site based at The Defence School of Transport (DST), Leconfield, was installed earlier this year and is the first of four pilot sites to open. It has been developed by Centrica, and is

Getting to Know Bulb: The Next Generation Energy Supplier

By |2021-11-08T12:26:20+00:00November 8th, 2021|Energy and Climate Change, Opinion, Power Generation, Renewable Energy, Solar and Battery, Wind|

Getting to Know Bulb: The Next Generation Energy Supplier You’re here because you believe in a better approach to energy. Perhaps you’re an Electric Vehicle user who wants to charge their car more sustainably. Maybe you generate your own energy via PV solar panels and want a supplier that will give you a good rate

The Future is a Landscape

By |2021-11-08T12:08:07+00:00November 7th, 2021|Blog, Opinion, Our Uncertain Future|

I’ve been reflecting of late about the way that our habitual expectations about change blind us to the way that change actually happens. One of the most important of these is the frankly weird but pervasive notion that the future is a single place, where only one kind of thing happens. It’s always “The Future,”

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