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Steven Meredith

Steven Meredith

We’ve had one of the most prolonged hot weather spells globally, fires and droughts have been rife. Elon Musk seems to be undergoing his own personal mid-life crisis, Trump is on the verge of impeachment while rolling back the Clean Power Plan, fascism…

With all the furore over the last few weeks about how hot it’s been, lowering carbon emissions and going greener have been back on the news agenda. Fires both here in the UK and Europe as well as across the pond in America, show this is not an isolated…

You might think it a little odd to be talking of rain when we’re still in the middle of the biggest heatwave since 1976. While most of us are trying to stay cool and our solar panels are working overtime like never before, rain is at the forefront of t…

With all the furore that’s been going on about Brexit and what exactly is going to happen next year when we leave the EU, you may be forgiven that it’s the only important news story out there. For those interested in the development of solar energy and…

Retrofitting older homes and making them more energy efficient has always been a big but necessary challenge in the UK. Towards the end of last year, 10 homes in Nottingham were chosen to take part in a new and exciting pilot scheme. It seems the answe…

A sizeable group of MPs got a little hot under the collar recently when rumours that onshore wind was about to make a comeback started to circulate. This softening of stance goes against the Tory policy of basically banning the building of wind farms a…

Most people don’t immediately think of the UK when it comes to locations for geothermal hotspots. We tend to focus on areas such as Iceland with their hot sprints and where they’ve turned creating large scale geothermal power plants into something of a…

While developments of renewable energy in areas like Europe, America and particularly China have topped the news in recent times, Africa is also forging forward, something that is helping to transform local communities. Solar and wind, as well as water…