Hull tidal device will power aquarium and business centre

A 20 metre-long tidal power device named after the Roman god of the sea is now installed in Hull. The Neptune Proteus in the Humber estuary will provide electricity to an aquarium and business centre called The Deep. Colin Brown, chief executive of The Deep said: “There is increasing collaboration in the region to ensure […]

Scottish renewable targets could add to fuel poverty

Scotland’s policy plans to generate 100% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2020 could increase fuel poverty. This is the warning from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, which has released a new report looking at this target from an engineering perspective. The ‘Scottish Energy 2020?’ report points to troubling factors such as a reliance […]