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UK takes lead in marine power

Marine energy in the UK is a very big issue right now – not least because it could be a very big industry for the country. Just last week, attendees at the world’s largest marine energy conference , held this year in Northern Ireland, heard that the UK expects to capture a quarter of the global...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Wed, 05/03/2014 - 08:45



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Green innovations go head to head

It’s been a while since we had a round-up of the more offbeat energy ideas looking to make a breakthrough into mainstream consciousness. In the past we have had solar trees and kinetic energy-harnessing footballs and dance floors, so with that kind of creativity as a precedent, the stakes are high...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Fri, 01/11/2013 - 08:45



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Tidal power: current affairs

A recent Oxford University study has taken a look at the potential of part of Scotland’s tidal power infrastructure , the Pentland Firth. The newspapers’ angle was that Scotland can ‘wave goodbye’ to energy export hopes, on the basis that projections of 1.9GW from the Firth are more likely to be...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Mon, 05/08/2013 - 08:45