Huge farm shows Thailand is solar “magnet”

A huge new solar power farm in Thailand is a sign the nation is becoming a “magnet” for renewable energy investment. That’s the view of energy firm REC which installed 41,000 solar panels at the new 9.5 MW Chiang Rai power plant. Covering 24 hectares of rugged, mountainous land in northern Thailand, the plant is […]

Energy made in the UK drops

Production of virtually all forms of energy except for wind and hydro fell in the UK between April and June 2012 compared to the year before. Oil and gas production stood at 31.5 million tonnes of oil equivalent for the second quarter of 2012, 10% lower than the same period a year ago, continuing a […]