A bad week for the energy sector

The energy sector, including renewables, hasn’t had the best of weeks. Two energy providers, supplying over 500,000 customers in London and Bournemouth, went bust. That brings the total to seven over the past year, and at a time when gas and electricity prices are at an all-time high.

Clean energy and the cost to our countryside

Net-zero targets have been set by the Government, clean energy production is underway and areas around the UK have been earmarked for more offshore wind farms.

The first O2 Arena turbine is revealed

The first O2 Arena turbine is ready! Earlier this year, we announced that The O2 Arena London will be the first venue in the world to trial our vertical axis wind turbines.

Alpha 311 named one of Europe’s top startups

Following the announcement about our collaboration with The O2 Arena, the news site Sifted has named Alpha 311 in its list of Europe’s Top 100 Sustainability Startups.

The O2 Arena first venue in the world to use Alpha 311 turbines

The O2 Arena in London has announced that it will be the first venue in the world to trial our innovative vertical axis wind turbines.

Could Energy as a Service (EaaS) change the world?

Energy as a Service (EaaS), in its simplest terms, is a business model where customers pay for an energy service without having to make an upfront investment. That “energy service” could mean smart metering, time-of-use tariffs, or even just providing advice.

Is fuel poverty being overlooked?

In the fight against climate change we must tackle energy poverty, but we can’t overlook fuel poverty. They’re completely different problems.

2020: a year of change and progress

2020 has been an extraordinary year in many ways, but for our team, the overriding theme has been one of change and progress.

Introducing the Mk. X prototype

We would like to introduce you to Tom, the Alpha 311 Mk.X prototype. As you will see in the video it is lighter and easy to retrofit onto any lighting column or pole. As soon as we got it installed it started to generate energy!

How do we address energy poverty?

“Imagine the world at night as seen from space. I am sure many of you have seen this picture, but every time I see it, I am reminded of one of the most important issues of our day — energy poverty. The United States is brightly lit. Africa is dark ..."