The School Run, a website dedicated to helping parents with their children’s primary school education, have featured our bird and bat box competition on their forum.
Have a look at their site here: http://www.theschoolrun.com/forum/primary-school-competitions
Lightsource Renewable Energy, the UK’s largest solar energy generator, is set to build a nationwide partnership with local solar PV installers as it looks to expand its rooftop portfolio.
Lightsource’s Operations Director, Mark Turner was recently interviewed for Solar O&M Europe, which takes place from the 7th to the 8th of October 2014 in Milan, Italy. Mark oversees the infrastructure of the business and a team of over 25 highly qualified solar engineers and technicians. See below for a taster from the interview and a link which takes you to the complete article.
Lightsource Renewable Energy has been shortlisted in the Sustainable Energy Installer/Supplier of the Year category of the Regen SW Green Energy Awards.
New guidance compiled by the NFU and published by the BRE National Solar Centre shows how solar farms can be combined with continued agricultural land use for small livestock such as sheep, chickens or geese. Describing recent experience and best practice for the integration of ground-mounted solar PV with conventional agriculture, the guide complements previous publications on planning and biodiversity management for solar farms.
The Wilburton solar farm, off Twenty Pence Road, will be open from 10am–4pm on Friday to give visitors a close-up view of how the solar farm works and the additional benefits the site has brought to wildlife.
With the efficiency of solar cells constantly increasing and the growing international need for alternative energy solutions now a more pressing issue than ever before, a race has begun amongst the world’s nations to light up the road ahead for solar energy generation.
Let’s take a look at which countries are currently leading the way…
European gold and Olympic silver medal winner Tina Cook is being backed for a bright season by new sponsor Lightsource Renewable Energy – the UK’s leading solar energy generator.
As many of you may be aware, Tina entered full-time into the eventing world at just 16 years of age, she rapidly rose through the ranks and gained a coveted scholarship to Gatcombe where she trained for a year with Captain Mark Phillips.
More than 1,600 homes could be powered by renewable energy generated at a proposed solar farm near Great Dunmow – while the site would also become a “haven for wildlife”.
Plans for the development, on Tooleys Farm, off Brookend Road, near Stebbing, were unveiled to residents at an exhibition at Foakes …
The principle behind both types of solar panel – solar photovoltaic (PV) and solar thermal – is the same. They absorb raw energy from the sun and use it to create usable energy.
In solar PV systems this is through the creation of electricity, whereas thermal systems are used directly …