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Energy efficiency is a measure of energy used for delivering a given service. Improving energy efficiency means getting more from the energy that we use. DECC - Energy Efficiency Strategy: 'The Energy Efficiency Opportunity in the UK'

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    Ed

    Geothermal energy, although most effective in regions of volcanic activity where underground temperatures are highest, is an available energy source all around the globe. Whilst the Netherlands (hopefully!) may not be about to erupt, a group of Dutch growers has invested in geothermal energy to heat their greenhouses. More
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    Jon

    Jon Swain went on behalf of GrowSave to GreenTech, Amsterdam RAI to see what’s new and here are some photos and videos of what he found. More
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    Ed

    Life on Mars

    29.06.2016

    Are you in favour of a self-governing society? Are you happy to be part of a migrant population? Do you have good interplanetary skills? If you answered ‘yes’ to all three questions then this could be the opportunity you have been looking for! More
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    Jon

    DECC have just announced the tariffs for the Non Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive scheme, which will be effective from 1st More
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    Ed

    LEDs in space

    25.05.2016

    Water cooled LED lights have made their way into space! More
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    Ed

    When thinking of robots, and the industries that use them, farming might not be the first to spring to mind. Consider, though, the milking of cows or autonomous harvesting of grains, and it is clear to see the labour-saving potential. More
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    Tim

    Generators, and large users of electricity, can derive useful cash from coordinating their electricity use with the National Grid TRIAD periods. These are three half-hour periods in the year when national electricity demand is at its highest. Users are paid cash for shedding load, or having generation running during these times. More
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    Jon

    Solar panels have a reputation for being very low maintenance once they are fitted. However, it is important to look after them to ensure that they continue to give the highest level of efficiency possible. More
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    Oli

    A Metro supermarket, in central Berlin, has arguably some of the freshest produce available. This is thanks to the installation of a modular box growing system within the shop itself. The system has been developed by a team of plant scientists, robotics specialists, industrial designers, IT personnel, architects, futurists and chefs. More
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    Chris

    In his budget speech on March 16th, George Osbourne made some interesting energy related announcements. For many, the most significant news was that the Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency Scheme (known as the CRC) will end on 1st April 2019. More

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