UK’s first combined solar and wind park launches

Green energy supplier, Ecotricity, have completed the construction of the UK’s first major solar park which is the first project in the UK to capture the power of both the sun and the wind in one location. The 1MW solar park will generate enough electricity for 300 homes for the next 25 years. The PV […]

UK nuclear: safety first

The British nuclear industry has an ideology of continuous improvement and putting safety first. Speaking at the Nuclear Industry Association’s New Build Conference 2011, safety was the word on HM Chief Nuclear Inspector Dr Mike Weightman’s lips: “We can never get complacent.” Speaking to delegates he stressed his concern by his findings in Japan: “Fukushima […]