With a little effort we can reduce our energy use at home. Energy efficient light bulbs, a degree lower on the heating, switching off the odd stand-by appliance will all help. But will this save energy? Why not I hear you cry! Well what will you do with the money you save? A drive to . . . → Read More: Reducing energy use at home
With more wind and solar on our grids in the future we can probably expect a more volatile energy source. this intermittentcy could lead to a much larger range of power prices as the market responds through price mechanisms to match the supply and demand imbalance. We know of several technologies available from pumped storage . . . → Read More: Power storage – technologies for the future
Everyday I drive down the M4 motorway from Berkshire to Wiltshire, a drive of about 50 miles. I cannot believe how many apple trees I see laden with green and red apples. They seem to be weighed down and there are often piles of apples underneath the trees on the hard shoulder. It’s hard for . . . → Read More: Pheasants and apples for dinner? It’s motorway madness!