The solar revolution is only starting…
In theory, solar power has always been the perfect solution to our energy needs. Not only do our lifes and the lifes of nearly all living organisms on our planet depend on the light from the sun for e
Norway link will cut UK power prices
The European Union's efforts to build a more connected grid is helping consumers, by cutting power prices. Inter-connectors are power cables which link the grids of neighbouring countries, and are
Not forgetting the carbon cost of oil
Oil prices are falling, but the climate costs from burning fossil fuels are rising as annual carbon emissions continue to increase. While lower oil price may undermine the competitiveness of renewa
Are we in an energy revolution?
I was at a conference the other day and one of the big questions was whether we were in the middle of an energy revolution or whether it was a transition or as the German's call it an Energiewende.
Britain is most isolated grid in Europe
In case there was any doubt about why Britain needs to lay more sub-sea power cables to its neighbours, the latest data show that the country is Europe’s worst international trader in electricity.
What oil prices mean for carbon cuts
Falling oil and coal prices illustrate risks for a global low-carbon transition. First, they show that projections which often assumed rising fossil fuel prices may be wrong, especially in the long