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Permission Sought for Massive 1.2GW Wind Farm Project in UK

January 10, 2013 / No Comments

London Array, a massive offshore wind farm in the Thames, will be the world’s largest once it its completed.  But now the project has got some competition from within the UK. Another offshore wind farm project in UK has moved a step forward with the submission of a planning application for a gigantic 1.2GW development off the coast of Anglia. According to ...

UK Eyes Greenest Future with Low Carbon Norwich Research Park

December 13, 2012 / No Comments

One of the major contributions to the UK’s sustainable and green architecture has come from the University of East Anglia in Norwich, England. The university is now set to come up with one of the greenest buildings ever built in the United Kingdom. The new £8m low carbon building, known as the Norwich Research Park (NRP) Enterprise Center  will be a gateway ...

Vauxhall Ampera’s Entry-Level Model Earth Comes to UK

July 16, 2012 / No Comments

Vauxhall Ampera’s new model has been introduced in the United Kingdom. This entry-level model, called Earth, comes with a lower price tag and an array of real impressive features. Earth comes with the same engine and battery as its ‘standard’ brother. It has a 16 kWh lithium-ion battery. The electric motor of Earth develops 150 hp (111 kW / 152 PS) ...

Fundraising Initiative for UK Schools Counts big on Recycling

March 10, 2010 / No Comments

With the UK government moving to cut £500m across education, many schools may be left short of cash. It is with a view to provide funds for schools, that the Support Your School fundraising initiative is moving. And it has rather green ways to approach the issue. The initiative intends to raise £5 million through the recycling and reuse of ...

UK Licenses 32GW Offshore Wind Farms

January 8, 2010 / 1 Comment

Offshore wind farms are a rarity even in terms of wind power generation. As of now, only 1% of the total wind power generated comes from offshore wind farms. Considering the technical and financial challenges associated with such projects, all of this seems to be quite natural, but the UK is betting heavily against the odds in hoping that such ...

The Global Warming Watermarks Project

February 16, 2009 / No Comments

No matter who or what caused it - human or natural causes, global warming is a fact and we should do our best to prevent any of "deadly" effects. With that in mind a group of artists from England came up with an interesting public art project meant bring awareness into our lives. Dubbed the Watermarks project, it uses official ...

Skycar Takes the Wheels to the Sky with Biofuel

November 17, 2008 / 1 Comment

Covering a distance of over 3700 miles in air, purely powered by biofuel is something that even the aviation industry would be proud of. But UK's Skycar Team is trying to do that in a car with a giant fan, a powerful engine and a parachute. Skycar is probably the most exciting green vehicle that is waiting to make it out ...

Siberian Winter Not Cold Enough to Make Swans Migrate to Europe

October 30, 2008 / No Comments

Hundreds of Swans that normally migrate from the cold Arctic to the warmer locations in England each year have decided that there is no necessity to go all the way across to UK on a 1,864 kilometer trip as the Siberian winter is still not as cold as it should be. [caption id="attachment_2306" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Wildlife experts were expecting 300 migrating ...

Drax to Build Three Biomass Stations in the UK

October 29, 2008 / No Comments

Drax, a major energy companies in the UK has revealed that it plans to build three biomass stations in the UK, at a cost of £2 billion. All of the biomass stations will run on biological waste from forestry or industries such as woodchips, straw, sunflower seeds, peanut husks and agricultural products such as sugarcane, hemp or willow. [caption id="attachment_2216" align="aligncenter" ...

Black Widow Spiders Threat in the UK – Only a Matter of Time

October 21, 2008 / 2 Comments

Global warming has affected the climatic conditions of Britain, making it a warmer place now. This weather change has encouraged many species of bugs and arachnids to make Britain their home. Among these is the extremely poisonous Black Widow spider that has traveled all the way from America to settle in the UK to make their way through food and ...