Standby Power and wasted energy from Energy Vampires

Standby Power and wasted energy from Energy Vampires

What is standby power and why is it relevant? Standby power is electricity used by appliances while they are switched off or not performing their proper function. This electricity is used by power supplies and powers the sensors needed to receive a remote signal, soft...
UK Ageing Power Stations being turned OFF

UK Ageing Power Stations being turned OFF

It is expected that the UK is about to lose approximately 22GW of energy from ageing coal-fired power stations, and 8.8GW of energy from nuclear power stations by 2030, suggesting the country will be forced to rely on imports and costly emergency interventions to...
What’s holding back Africa’s development?

What’s holding back Africa’s development?

This blog is a brief introduction to the obstacles which are hindering the development of Africa. The continent of Africa is huge – with almost a fifth of the world population, and a land area of 30.37 million km². To put this into perspective, you are able to fit the...
What is climate change?

What is climate change?

What is climate change? First of all, climate change is the distribution of weather patterns over an extended period of time. It can also just simply mean the change in average weather conditions. A misconception people have of climate change is that it’s linked...
Is Using Gas to Create Electricity A Good Idea?

Is Using Gas to Create Electricity A Good Idea?

Using gas to create electricity has its advantages and disadvantages. This blog explores both, evaluating if gas is the most efficient to use. Pros and cons of using gas to create electricity Pros: Gas is relatively cheap to buy, meaning you will get more for your...
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