What a difference a year makes

These are the Mk.VIII and Mk.IX prototype blade assemblies turning in wind averaging 4 m/s. Both have motors and tachometers fitted, so we know that the Mk.IX is more efficient than the Mk.VIII. Atmospheric data is being captured and a camera has been mounted to enable a socially distanced team (in the UK and in […]

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 […]