BEIS green paper on “Industrial Strategy”

The government department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has issued a “green paper” (consultation document) “Building our Industrial Strategy” and is inviting comments Deadline for comments is: 11:45 pm on 17th April (there is a web link for these). I hope that BTN members will comment. Having a strategy is welcome, particularly for… Continue reading BEIS green paper on “Industrial Strategy”

Bullington Cross Wind Farm

On 8 April 2013, EDF Energy submitted its planning application for the proposed Bullington Cross wind farm. The proposal would involve constructing 14 wind turbines, with a combined generation capacity of 28MW. Averaged out over a year, the turbines would generate enough zero-carbon energy to supply 13,000 homes. We need as many supporting comments as… Continue reading Bullington Cross Wind Farm

Cafe Sci: What happens when the oil runs out?

The local CafĂ© Scientifique group have invited yet another highly respected speaker to provide a fascinating insight into one of the biggest technical challenges we face as a society. If the last few events are anything to go by, this will be a great opportunity to learn more about issues around oil dependence and get… Continue reading Cafe Sci: What happens when the oil runs out?