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Renewables meet 97.4% of Scotland’s electricity consumption in 2020

By |2021-04-10T10:19:20+00:00April 14th, 2021|Energy and Climate Change, News, Renewable Energy, Solar and Battery|

Scotland has fallen just short of its goal of 100% of its electricity consumption being from renewables in 2020, reaching 97.4% in the year. This target was set in 2011, a year in which renewables generated 37% of Scotland’s electricity demand. Whilst the country missed out on the target by less than 3%, an 8%

The site of a former coal mine in Britain is being fitted with a solar farm and battery storage

By |2021-04-10T10:17:14+00:00April 12th, 2021|News, Power Generation, Renewable Energy, Solar and Battery|

A coal mine turned waste depot in the northeast of England is to undergo a retrofit that will utilize a range of sustainable technologies and design features, with those behind the project hoping over 1,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide will be saved annually thanks to the changes. The £8.3 million ($11.37 million) project to

Making solar standard: why developers should put sustainability at the top of their agenda

By |2021-04-03T13:27:21+00:00April 9th, 2021|Energy and Climate Change, News, Renewable Energy, Solar and Battery|

The UK needs to push on at speed if we’re to meet our ambitious zero carbon targets – with both the houses we live in now and the ones we will build for the future proving key to achieving those goals. The UK’s homes are the country’s second highest emitters of carbon. This is down

Texas and the storm: Could an extreme weather event cause a similar blackout in the UK?

By |2021-04-03T13:25:08+00:00April 7th, 2021|Battery Storage, Energy and Climate Change, News, Solar and Battery|

The coldest weather since 1989 hit Texas last month, knocking out much of its generation capacity and leading to rolling blackouts amidst a devastating statewide crisis. With the impacts of climate change being felt increasingly acutely around the world, concern that extreme weather events such as the one in the US state could shut down

Texas blackouts and the role energy storage can play in a more resilient future

By |2021-03-27T10:41:41+00:00March 29th, 2021|Battery Storage, Home Battery, News, Solar and Battery|

Texas’ grid and the idiosyncrasies of its electricity planning system regime made global headlines in February following a harsh winter storm and subsequent blackouts that affected millions of people and businesses for almost an entire week. The tragic events, which left an estimated 30 people dead, were followed quickly by initial, predictable, depressing knee-jerk reactionary

How To Buy The Best Solar Battery For Your Home

By |2021-03-20T12:16:26+00:00March 24th, 2021|News, Solar and Battery|

We can all agree how much solar batteries have grown in the past few years. It’s safe to say they have a very bright future ahead, and their growth is not slowing down. Because they provide so many benefits, homeowners can’t get enough of them. Their popularity in Australia has skyrocketed over the past 5

Batteries double CO2 savings of households with PV systems

By |2021-03-20T12:12:01+00:00March 22nd, 2021|Battery Storage, Energy and Climate Change, News, Renewable Energy, Solar and Battery|

Photovoltaic systems for single-family homes reduce electricity-related CO2 emissions of the households by 45%, according to EUPD Research. When a battery is added the CO2 emissions can be reduced by up to 85%. German-based market and economic research company EuPD Research has conducted an analysis on behalf of German storage manufacturer E3 / DC to

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