Tag Archives: renewables

The wake of BP

A brisk survey of mainstream media reports in the wake of BP’s recent apparent comeuppance seems to reveal a large helping of schadenfreude. It is a given, apparently, that BP and the others form part of a destructive complex that we’d be better off without. Before we jump on board, though, perhaps we should take [...]

Wind energy – megaWHATs?

Wind power numbers are easy to find, but do not always make immediate sense. This month we heard that 32 GW of offshore wind generating capacity has been granted permission to go ahead in the UK. This seems like a lot. As of October 2009 the British Wind Energy Association reported 2,332 MW onshore and [...]