Getting solar panels for your boat will stop your battery going flat and reduce your energy costs. Once you’ve paid for the panels, you have your own free electricity supply. Solar panels don't produce pollution and come from a renewable source of energy. Imagine never having to worry about your boat battery running flat again. Never coming...
It is estimated that a staggering 40,000 people die prematurely every year in the UK from chronic illnesses related to dangerous air pollution levels such as cancer, heart disease and asthma. Being able to challenge the government, big businesses and organisations when they threaten to pollute the environment is key to protecting our habitat and...
Prefabricated homes (or prefabs) were hugely popular in the UK after the Second World War. A housing shortage meant that these houses, bought cheaply and assembled quickly, were built all over the UK. Whilst prefab homes remained popular in countries such as the US and Germany, they seem to have fallen out of popularity in Britain - until now. We...
By Nash Riggins The UK's Energy Minister has announced a Conservative win in 2015 will mean the axe for wind farm subsidies across Britain. As the nation's energy policy continues to regress, is it time for coalition leaders to finally admit they've abandoned their pledge to be the UK's "greenest government ever"? When David Cameron rose to...
Forty four years since its birth when twenty million Americans took to the streets in hundreds of public demonstrations against pollution, Earth Day is still going strong today. The voices of those first activists were heard loud and clear, and Congress soon responded by setting up a dedicated agency for environmental issues and the regulation of...
Staff at The Eco Experts are celebrating after Her Royal Highness, Elizabeth II, awarded its parent company, MVF, with the most prestigious official award for business in the UK. MVF, in Kentish Town, London, is the UK’s fastest growing tech company and was one of only an elite group of companies recognised as a deserving winner of a Queen’s...
“Thirty years from now there will be a huge amount of oil – and no buyers. Oil will be left in the ground. The Stone Age came to an end, not because we had a lack of stones, and the oil age will come to an end not because we have a lack of oil.” – Ahmed-Zaki Yamani, former Oil Minister for Saudi Arabia, speaking in 2000 Oil is in decline...
The Eco Experts team were delighted to see that the MIT Review – one of the very last words in technology and innovation – has named a solar company in its Top 50 Smartest Companies of 2014. Congratulations to 1366 Technologies who’ve made it to 25th place in this prestigious line-up. And as endorsements come, the MIT seal of approval can only...
Britain is lagging behind most countries in the EU for producing renewable energy and has a long way to go to reach sustainable targets for 2020 says a report by the European Commissions Statistical body. According to the report, Britain gains only 4.2% of its energy from green sources, with only Malta (1.4%) and Luxembourg (3.1%) performing...
Gareth Davies is a seasoned environmental journalist.He has written on the subject for the Sunday Times and Radio Times.This is Gareth's reaction to the 2014 Budget Image Source George’s solar silence The word “solar” wasn’t mentioned in George Osborne’s 2014 budget speech. Nor did we hear “wind”. There was one reference to “renewables”, when...