Lego-style solar panels may smash energy prices

Lego-style solar panels may smash energy prices

Ready-made snap-together solar panels that turn waste heat into hot water are being developed at Brunel University London in a £10 million sustainable energy scheme.   With energy use in buildings predicted to double or even triple by 2050, and most home energy used to heat water, project PVadapt promises to crack

EU ends tariffs on imported Chinese solar panels

EU ends tariffs on imported Chinese solar panels

Following the European Commission’s decision (August 2018) to lift trade tariffs on the import of solar panels from China, Europe’s energy experts have described the block’s decision to end the trade war with Beijing as a ‘watershed moment for European solar energy.’   In 2013 the EC imposed tariffs of up

Citrus Building gains prestige with LABC Award

The Citrus Building in Bournemouth, which Terence O'Rourke provided the design, architecture and planning consultancy for in association with Morgan Sindall Construction has won a Local Authority Building Control (LABC) South West Building Excellence Award.   Bournemouth Council Building Control nominated the curved, mixed-use development which was led by the Bournemouth Development

A Greener Great Britain?

Renewable energy will be the future in terms of sustaining the planet once fossil fuels run out.

In the past month we have had a dramatic exit from Europe followed by a change of Prime Minister. This has had an impact on Britain’s environmental future. In a previous article 'Green Building' examined the impact of Brexit on British environmental policy. This article, however, this article discusses how

First natural slate solar thermal panel launched

THERMOSLATE®, the first and only natural slate solar thermal panel

Now you can take advantage of the efficiency of renewable energies without forgoing the elegant design of a natural slate roof?   THERMOSLATE® is the only solar system in the market made with natural slate that generates energy to produce heating, hot water or for pool heating. It can be easily installed