Posts Tagged ‘scheme’

Charging ahead: Welsh battery scheme may aid growth of green energy

One of the UK’s largest battery storage schemes, built next to a windfarm, will offer vital services to the National Grid Nestling alongside rows of conifers and wind turbines in a Welsh valley, a pioneering project will materialise this summer that could prove a blueprint for unlocking Britain’s renewable energy potential. The Upper Afan Valley […]

Green light for scheme to use disused slate quarries as power storage reservoirs

A scheme which will use two disused slate quarries on the edge of Snowdonia as reservoirs for power storage has been given the go-ahead by the Government. http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/news/green-light-for-scheme-to-use-disused-slate-quarries-as-power-storage-reservoirs-35516221.html http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/news/article35516220.ece/a1f8e/AUTOCROP/h342/PANews%20BT_P-7cee3328-6610-4b10-8259-f4dd138975ec_I1.jpg A scheme which will use two disused slate quarries on the edge of Snowdonia as reservoirs for power storage has been given the go-ahead by the […]

Lewis Wind Power supports re-usable cup scheme at festival

Congratulations, you’re now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we’ll send them straight to your inbox. HebCelt organisers are wishing fans many happy returns after new sponsors Lewis Wind Power supported a fresh innovation at the festival this year – re-usable cups. View full post on Wind […]

World’s first tidal-lagoon clean energy scheme prompts environmental row

The Swansea project’s plan to reopen a quarry in Cornwall angers locals there – having already provoked concerns around the lack of UK contractor involvement An ambitious project to build the world’s first tidal lagoon for generating clean electricity off the coast of Swansea has triggered an environmental row on the south coast of Cornwall. […]

Tariff rate fall could threaten Bute wind scheme

Congratulations, you’re now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we’ll send them straight to your inbox. A fall in the rate of incentives paid for generating ‘green’ electricity could put a Bute community wind power scheme under threat – before it has even begun. View full post […]

‘Green energy’ scheme to span Solway Firth?

Surrey company VerdErg Renewable Energy tested its spectral marine energy converter on an old weir spillway on the River Caldew in Dalston in December. View full post on Wind Power News

Democratic finance for UK wind power scheme

A new way of directly funding renewable energy generation projects in the UK has been launched by Abundance, allowing people to invest as little as A 5. Abundance has teamed up with Resilient Energy Great Dunkilns plc to try and attract a total investment of up to A 1.4 million for a 500kW wind turbine […]