Tag: Rutland

UK Power Generation Grid Carbon Intensity

The UK is committed to phasing out power generation by coal (and much later gas) and to increase the contribution from nuclear power and renewable technologies (wind, solar, hydroelectric and tidal). The goal is for power generation to become ‘zero carbon’ by 2050 when all power will be generated by renewable and nuclear means. Since […]

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Boreholes on the BBC News?!

Boreholes and groundwater have made the 10 o’clock news! Is that a first? The BGS was on prime time TV explaining how groundwater levels are, in the south, approaching all-time highs. The seemingly endless run of gales and storms since December has resulted in records being broken for rainfall, river flow – and now groundwater […]

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To Frac or not to Frac?

As a Renewable Energy consultancy, we should probably be firmly opposed to Shale gas exploration in the UK. At Carbon Zero Consulting, we believe that for the next 30 – 40 years, while renewable and nuclear power technology capacity is expanded, there will be a major gap in readily available power generation capacity as old, […]

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