The government department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has issued a “green paper” (consultation document) “Building our Industrial Strategy” and is inviting comments https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/building-our-industrial-strategy 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”
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
The local Café 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?