Posts by Mark Letcher

Electrical energy storage at a glance

Amidst growing interest in electrical energy storage, it’s often unclear what the it means. Here’s a quick guide to the three main categories. Read more

Glasgow turns to home energy storage to cut pollution

Glasgow (Kentucky) is using decentralised home energy storage to cut pollution & provide utility scale energy management. Read more

UK energy policy – wither public opinion?

Government survey shows that the gap between between public opinion and government priorities on energy is widening. Read more

Power(wall) to the people!

Does Tesla’s offer of cheap electricity storage put the writing on the wall for fossil fuels and nuclear power? Read more

District Heating and CHP – why engaging users is critical

After years of talk, district heating and CHP appear to be coming of age with schemes being planned across the UK. But new evidence suggests that to realise the full benefits end users need to be at the heart of the development process from the get-go. Climate Works is working with Lantern (UK) Ltd to establish the most effective way of doing this. Read more

CWL news Feb 2015

From government funding for urban renewable energy to the role of the Merton Rule in local planning policy, a new tool for processing local energy data and innovations in energy storage.

Plus why is E.ON splitting its brand? and Bristol kicks off the year as European Green Capital.

Here’s our latest newsletter.

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Bristol kicks off European Green Capital Year with high-wire spectacular

Bristol ‘bridges the gap’ to launch 2015 as Europe’s Green Capital.

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EnergyMap adds shape and colour to Local Authority energy data

EnergyMap, a new, free, app should assist LA’s to plan energy efficiency expenditure with greater certainty.  Read more

Going for a Merton? The increased importance of the Merton Rule in a changed planning system

The Government’s policy of cutting regulation has left the Merton Rule as one of the few remaining tools for LPA’s wanting developers to build lower impact, lower running cost new homes that exceed Building Regulations. Read more

Battery to the future – new innovations in electricity storage

Progress and innovation in electricity storage looks set to increase in 2015 as a range of new technologies at the domestic and grid scale come on stream. Read more