Tag Archive for 'UK Energy Research Centre'

Maine tidal energy project supplies electricity to US grid

September 17th, 2012 by Ocean Renewable Power Company

Ocean Renewable Power Company’s (ORPC’s) Cobscook Bay Tidal Energy Project is supplying electricity to the US power grid according to Bangor Hydro Electric Company. Gerry Chasse, Bangor Hydro’s President and COO, said “Bangor Hydro is pleased to have played a critical role in building the interconnection to get this energy to the power grid.” “ORPC’s […]

Energy efficiency and support for renewables key to market reform

July 12th, 2011 by WWF

WWF welcomes the UK Government’s ambition on renewables but expressed concern that the proposals set out in the UK Government’s Energy White Paper do not go far enough in their support for energy efficiency. A focus on energy efficiency could substantially reduce the costs of moving towards a renewably powered and competitive UK economy. Energy […]

The UK Energy Research Centre produced a report in October 2010 on Global Oil Depletion that merits attention

April 1st, 2011 by UKERC

A report, ‘Global Oil Depletion – An Assessment of the evidence for a near-term peak in oil production’, launched in October 2010 by the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC), argues that conventional oil production is likely to peak before 2030, with a significant risk of a peak before 2020. The report concludes that the UK […]