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Climate Change Levy Exemption Certificates (LECs) will be killed off from 1st August 2015, as Tim mentioned in a previous blog post. As an indication of the effect of confidence in renewable investments, shares in power producer Drax have dropped by 28% to £2.…
Have you ever considered just how much energy it takes to do the simplest task, such as making toast or boiling a kettle? Here at Gateway, we glibly talk about how many Giga-watt hours (1GWh = 1,000,000kWh) of electricity a client may use or generate, but the video clip below really puts it into perspective.…
Although wind turbines provide a clean way of creating energy they do come with some drawbacks. They have been described as noisy, a potential threat to wildlife - particularly birds - and some people believe they ruin the beauty of the landscape. But these drawbacks could be a thing of the past thanks to a new concept from the Spanish company Vortex Bladeless.…
There was an interesting piece from the BBC recently about whether or not the US’ next shale gas revolution will bring cheap gas to the rest of the world. The country has plans to become the biggest producer of liquefied natural gas (LNG) by generating about 190 million metric tonnes per year.…