Archive for the Clean Technology Category

Copper – Essential ingredient to the UK’s off-shore wind ambitions:

The UK is placing reliance on a metal, the supply of which some argue is as subject to individual and institutional speculation, manipulation and supply constraint as current oil and gas supplies. Does it follow that using more of that metal per unit of electricity generating capacity

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A long overdue solution to energy storage

Industrial scale renewable energy conversion devices such as wind turbines and solar panels are forecast to contribute significant amounts of electricity to the growing need. As well as delivering green electricity these devices also add considerable uncertainty of supply for Grid Managers; those responsible for balancing countries

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What Can be Done:

a) The UK needs to select and nurture its high-quality research communities and entrepreneurs. b) Funding must be made available to early stage tech developers that have un surprisingly been left high and dry by the private investment community in this country. c) The UK government needs

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Clean Energy Industry – Has the UK Missed the Boat

The following describes the current perception of the UK amongst investors, start-ups and micro-SMEs within and without the UK: Planning Permission is a lottery, leading to unacceptably damaging delays in the implementation of technology demonstration programmes or product roll-out. Government support is largely policy rather than legislatively

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