The Energy (R)Evolution Part 2: ‘The Beast From the East’

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Earlier this year, in our blog post titled The Energy (R)Evolution, we discussed the record-breaking year for renewables and low-carbon technologies in 2017.  Today, we look back at the first 3 months of 2018 and what it means for the industry moving forward. In the weeks since our last blog post, the UK has experienced some […]

The Energy (R)Evolution

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2017 was historic for many reasons politically, culturally and most of all, environmentally.  Building on a stellar year in 2016, where almost 90% of new power in Europe came from renewables, 2017 broke record after record – some of which we noted in our review of the summer of 2017. In April, Britain had it’s […]

Why We Need Storage

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Why We Need Storage The concept of flipping a light switch and having access to instantaneous power has long been accepted as the norm.  But have you ever stopped to think about how we get that power and the effect pressing that light switch has on the grid? The UK has one of the most […]

Flywheel Technology Explained

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What is a flywheel? You may not be familiar with the modern interpretation of a flywheel, but you have certainly come across the technology before.   Think of a dynamo on your bike, steam locomotives, or even the potter’s wheel.  Flywheel technology dates back further than the Industrial Revolution and flywheels have been used in […]