wind



If you’re considering producing your own renewable electricity or investing in community energy one of the most important factors you need to learn about is the feed in tariff system. The feed in tariff, also known as FIT, is the system of subsidies the government pays to producers of renewable energy to encourage investment into […]

For decades, the main factor sustaining the primacy of fossil fuels in our energy ecosystem has been lower costs vs. renewables (and powerfully entrenched interests and lobbying, but that’s another story). However, in 2014 and 2015 something big happened: for the first time in history renewable technologies reached a point where the cost didn’t skew […]

27 projects – from Sussex to the Shetlands and Carmarthen to Cumbria – open to let ethical investors access the 30% tax relief, which will end on 30th November. 10th October – In its October Financial Statement, the Treasury announced that investors seeking to back community-led renewable-energy projects will no longer be eligible for the […]

Out of all the major forms of renewable energy, wind energy has been around the longest and is perceived to be the most monolithic. While fast paced progress in materials sciences have us accustomed to seeing new developments in solar almost on a weekly basis, wind is largely seen as being unchanging. However that belief […]