The tech industry is known for its large-scale competitions, whether it’s with intelligent smartphones, powerful chips, or popular gaming consoles. Most of these are ultimately bad for the environment because they affect overconsumption; better phones, chips, and consoles make older ones obsolete, forcing us to buy the latest gadget. Fortunately, […]
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As the popularity of solar panels, wind turbines, and other forms of renewable energy continue to grow, our planet’s reliance on oil slowly begins to decrease. But just how much renewable energy would we have to produce in order to completely replace the power we receive from oil? The answer […]Read more ›
“Conventional” wisdom, often covered in press reports concerning the latest anti-wind turbine protest, states that wind turbines significantly impact property value. Some say the wind turbines’ futuristic image, reaching high above the skyline, are an eyesore. More claim that the construction work in already-developed neighbourhoods decrease neighbourhood appeal. Others attribute […]Read more ›
The completion of the £1.3 billion Greater Gabbard project off the coast of Suffolk was a great step towards the development of Britain’s offshore wind industry. The 140-turbine project has a capacity of 500MW, is capable of providing 1,750 GWh of electricity per year, and has delivered upwards of £500 […]Read more ›
Forty Years and Nothing’s Changed We tend to think of modern energy consumption when we hear the term “energy crisis”. Our growing need for ever increasing quantity of energy in the form of oil and gas is certainly unsustainable yet it is the 1970s where we see two very big […]Read more ›
The EU has a directive in place for all member states to produce 20% of their energy from renewable sources by 2020. But how exactly does the UK government plan to meet with these (not so far away) energy targets? EarthStaff, as a specialist energy recruitment company, provide up-to-date information […]Read more ›
As social interest increases worldwide on the path towards more environmentally friendly and green options, the next big challenge in the field of engineering is to concoct green alternatives to the fundamentals of daily life. Governments are getting in on the act as well as they push for more environmentally […]Read more ›