Wind farm in Europe (Image: EV World)

Wind Power Could Secure Energy Independence for Britain

A new study has shown that increasing Britain’s installed wind energy capacity could go a long way to securing energy independence for the island nation. Commissioned by national trade body RenewableUK, and conducted by independent analysts Cambridge Econometrics, the report concluded that additional wind power in the country’s energy grid would make Britain’s energy supply

The Electric Vehicle: Celebrating Five Years of Progress

Towards the end of 2009, zero-emission electric cars were little more than concept cars. At that year’s Frankfurt motor show Renault displayed four electric prototypes – the Fluence, Z.E sedan, the Kangoo Z.E van, the Twizy tandem two-seater and the ZOE subcompact… but that’s all they were: ideas. Electric cars were an utopian dream, something

Workers for SolarCity installing solar panels (Image: JE Flores/NYTimes)

REA champions solar and storage with the launch of UK Solar and UK Energy Storage

The Renewable Energy Association announces the official launch of UK Solar and its first storage representation body UK Energy Storage UK Solar will support and represent over 130 of its existing solar members and broadening its member base to become the trusted voice of solar power in the UK. With nearly fifteen years of experience

Will 2015 Be a Breakthrough Year for Storage in the UK?

Despite an unpromising legislative landscape, storage is gaining momentum in the U.K. The United Kingdom has no clear government policy on energy storage and offers no major incentives to companies and no subsidies at all to households to install energy storage. To date, only paltry sums have been invested in energy storage projects there. And