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How do I charge my electric car with renewable energy?

It’s a deceptively simple question with a few interesting answers. Let’s take a look at the options for charging an electric car with renewable energy, ranging from getting your own solar panels to timing your charge for the greenest power. Why go for an electric car? First of all, let’s talk about why you might […]

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Has the tide begun to go out on old, polluting energy sources?

I’m starting to wonder if we saw a glimpse into the future this week… On Monday nuclear power once again proved itself to be unreliable with news emerging of an unexplained shutdown on Sunday of one of the reactors at EDF’s Torness nuclear power station in East Lothian. Thankfully Scotland has grown its renewable energy […]

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Wind turbines in the Nysted Wind Park, Denmark © National Geographic Stock / Sarah Leen / WWF

Cameron’s support for renewables is reassuring to hear

David Cameron yesterday reaffirmed the government’s commitment to renewables in his response to a letter coordinated by MP Chris Heaton-Harris and covered by the Sunday Telegraph. In the letter, 106 mainly Conservative MPs called for cuts in subsidies for onshore wind turbines and changes to the planning system to ensure that communities can veto unwanted […]

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