Renewable energy has to benefit local communities

In the race to become carbon neutral, we’re seeing an unprecedented shift towards renewables. For years, local councils have looked for ways to reduce energy usage, driven almost solely by the associated cost savings. From switching off streetlights to installing LED lights, as central budgets got cut so did the spending but not under the […]

Sir Martyn Lewis CBE joins Alpha 311

We’re delighted to announce our first non-exec board member, Sir Martyn Lewis CBE. Sir Martyn is perhaps best known for his long career as a reporter and news presenter which saw him anchoring all the mainstream news programmes on ITV and BBC TV. Sir Martyn also has considerable experience in business. He was chairman and […]

Testing continues

Testing continues on the blade assembly but using natural wind, rather than on the motorway (where it’s designed to be used). The video below shows the rotation of the Mk. VII prototype but with six blades instead of the usual 12. We reduced the number of blades due to the distance between the blades being […]