Earthship Brighton: crowdfunding appeal

Earthship Brighton Bottle Wall by Jo D'Ambra

Yes there are Earthships right here in the UK and this one in Brighton is open to the public so you can go and visit!   The Low Carbon Trust is launching a crowdfunding campaign to upgrade vital energy and water systems for its award winning Earthship Brighton environmental education centre. The

UK solar company shortlisted for global award

Solar PVS on farm building

A UK based integrator and distributor of solar components, Proinso, has been shortlisted in the The Solar Industry Awards.   Established in 2009, the Solar Industry Awards recognise innovative manufacturing and product approaches that have the potential to change the way society lives and moves about.   Proinso, the only UK company to feature on the shortlist,

Low carbon energy system offers ‘near’ off-grid living

A concept home in north Yorkshire, claimed to be a new breed of energy efficient house features roof mounted solar panels and solar thermal panels (PV-T) linked to an underground energy storage system, the house will generate 13,000+ kWh of electricity and heat a year: 5,000 kWh will be used