Could Scotland be 50% renewable by 2030?

Despite grand ambitions, Scotland will not achieve 100% renewables generation by 2020, however experts believe it could still generate a healthy 50% from renewable sources by 2030. But what changes need to be implemented in order to achieve this?

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Tidal lagoon energy – A rising or falling tide?

The outcome of the Government’s independent review into the feasibility and practicality of tidal lagoon energy in the UK is expected to be released in November. Ahead of its release Lara Moore at Ashfords LLP provides a brief overview of tidal lagoon energy, the importance of the outcome of the government review and some of the challenges faced.

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Case Study: Increasing the service life of solar tracking systems by equalising pressure

To maximise their energy output, solar power systems require reliable solar tracking solutions. The best way to protect the motor components in tracking systems from contaminants and water ingress is by equalising the pressure in their housing.

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Battery-based energy storage: The renewable power proliferation enabler

David Blood takes a look at the energy storage systems market and explores why they are so integral to renewable energy generation.

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