Caplor Energy benefits from quality local training

Improvement is one of Caplor’s three core values (the others being Inspiring and Sustainability). One of the ways we seek to improve is by attending training courses – in fact as a business we have a higher training budget than the average UK business. Four members of the team recently attended a course ran by local […]

Most Americans Oppose Climate Science Cuts

The vast majority of voters do not support the deep cuts to climate science funding now being proposed in Washington, a new poll has found. Three-quarters of voters think it is a bad idea to cut money for climate research, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released yesterday. Sixty-five percent say they believe climate change […]

Solar sends energy prices tumbling in March

UK electricity prices tumbled last month as the peak-flattening effect of the country’s solar capacity occurred earlier than usual, according to monitoring and data firm S&P Global Platts. The news follows an historic month for UK solar during which generators sent peak afternoon transmission system demand below that of night time demand for the first […]

Thousands of British children exposed to illegal levels of air pollution

Hundreds of thousands of children are being exposed to illegal levels of damaging air pollution from diesel vehicles at schools and nurseries across England and Wales, a joint investigation by the Guardian and Greenpeace’s investigations unit has revealed. The analysis of the most recent government data exposes how dangerous levels of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) pollution from […]

Tories favour solar and call on government to encourage further renewables deployment

Solar PV is the favourite energy generation technology among Conservative voters, a new study conducted by think tank Bright Blue has found. And the report – dubbed ‘Green conservatives? Understanding what Conservatives think about the environment’ – also found that Tory voters wanted the government to do more to encourage renewable energy deployment. The right-leaning […]

Low cost wind and solar

“The latest BEIS cost estimates suggest onshore wind and solar will be as cheap or cheaper than gas in 2020, gaining a clear cost advantage by 2025″ Electricity generation costs are a fundamental part of energy market analysis, and a good understanding of these costs is important when analysing and designing policy. The Department for […]