energy
UK Power Generation to Go Coal-Free by 2025

The UK's Department of Energy & Climate Change has had an idea on how to stop us melting bits of Greenland every time we cave in and put the kettle on for something to do -- binning all of our coal-fired power stations. Read More >>

energy
Government Pledges £2bn to Support Hinkley Point’s Nuclear Future

The first new nuclear power station in the UK for more than 20 years looks like finally going ahead after several false starts, thanks to the government agreeing to "guarantee" part of the debt for the project to the tune of £2bn. Read More >>

environment
Wind Power in CRISIS as David Cameron Plans Attack on “Unsightly” Onshore Turbines

The modern electric windmill industry might be about to suffer an enormous setback, thanks to rumours that our PM is about to go public with a dislike of "unsightly" wind farms and could fight the 2015 election on a promise to rid the country of the menace of the turbines altogether. Read More >>

design
UK Dyson Award Winner Triumphs With “Multi-Axis Wave Energy Converter”

This year's Dyson Award winner from the UK category is Sam Etherington from Brunel University, who took it upon himself to casually invent a better method of generating electricity from the relentless action of the sea's waves. Read More >>

batteries
The UK’s 6-Megawatt Battery Could Power Your Phone For at Least Three Days

The UK is about to house the biggest battery in Europe, apparently, with a forthcoming installation at Leighton Buzzard part of a long-running experiment to find new ways to store energy generated by sustainable methods. Read More >>

science
Scientists Successfully Extract (Power From) The Urine

A team at the University of the West of England in Bristol have managed to produce "small amounts of energy" from a process that steadily feeds Microbial Fuel Cells with wee. Read More >>