Wind/hydrogen/plastics recycling & focus on mini-grids

13th July 2020

Contrary to some of the “green critics” mentioned in the Titbit below, I think it is right that the EU is supporting both Green and Blue Hydrogen. Blue Hydrogen can be produced in a zero carbon, or even carbon positive fashion provided some biogas is included in the mix, an easy fix in countries with … Read More

Rewilding/onshore wind/bail outs focus on Forest Cities

30th March 2020

Focus for the environmental industry now must be to challenge attempts to roll back environmental protections under the cover of the crisis. What a difference a week (or two) makes Company news E.ON allies with Octopus Energy to revamp UK retail business E.ON has struck a partnership deal with Britain’s fast-growing Octopus Energy, as the … Read More

Onshore wind / EV startups / Cap & trade / Desalination

4th January 2019

Hitachi walking away from their two nuclear projects would constitute a major crisis in normal circumstances, but now it just joins a queue. The optimist in me hopes that this might lead to a fundamental reappraisal of UK energy policy. Nuclear is too expensive, fracking is no answer, gas works as a transition technology, but … Read More