Tate Modern uses waste heat from electricity substation

London’s art gallery Tate Modern (pictured) will soon get its heating and hot water demand from waste heat recovered from an electricity substation. UK Power Networks will use heat recovered as a by-product from its £60 million refurbished electricity substation Bankside. Engineering group Arup, which is also working on the project, claims the system is […]

Blog: my resolution? Tour every power plant in Britain

It’s a mad idea. Totally bonkers. But for my new year’s resolution, I’m going to visit every single power station in Britain. Just like many people over Christmas, you may well be asking: why? When I spend all week writing about energy, why the hell would I want to devote the weekend to traipsing around […]