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News and updates about energy, water and green issues

What is hydroelectricity?

HydroelectricityHydroelectricity is power generated by the movement of water using generators. When water is released it is forced down pipes that lead to turbines causing them to turn. Generators are connected to these turbines so when they turn so does the...

Our Energy Solutions for Business

At a Greener Solution we provide energy solutions for business. That means businesses and commercial premises benefit year on year savings on energy bills when they work with us. Not only do we help you save on energy bills, we also switch to green energy! Saving you...

What is managed energy procurement?

What is it?One of the services we offer is ethical managed energy procurement. We work with you to establish your goals and objectives, whether they are reducing costs, reducing your carbon footprint or ensuring your buildings are compliant with energy efficiency...

What is carbon zero gas?

So what is carbon zero gas?Carbon Zero Gas gives your business an opportunity to demonstrate its commitment to sustainable development and to take practical action to minimise the environmental impact of your carbon emissions. It offers a quality-assured way for you...

Advantages and Disadvantages of solar power

What are the advantages and disadvantages of solar power?So, you want to know more about the advantages and disadvantages of solar power? First let's talk a little about them. Solar panels are very common throughout the UK, but most people are unsure as to how they...

The different types of wind turbines

Horizontal-Axis Turbines:  These are the most common type of wind turbine you see both onshore and offshore. With horizontal blades instead of the latter vertical. Most commonly with three curved blades. These turbines need a mechanism that pivots the blades so they...

How Green Energy can help you

How can green energy help you?Want to know more about how green energy can help you? The generation of electricity produces around a third of the UK’s carbon emissions and more renewable energy generation on a larger scale is seen as an important step towards lowering...

Advantages and Disadvantages of Wind Turbines

AdvantagesFirst of all, the main advantage of using wind turbines is that they are green! Non-renewable alternatives will contribute to climate change and pollution but Wind Turbines will not. They are also much cheaper and easier to build and set up than the likes of...

What is Green Gas?

What is it?Our green gas (or biogas) is sourced from Anaerobic Digestion, where waste that would otherwise leak methane (a gas 20 times more potent than CO2!) into the atmosphere is processed into biogas to be used as fuel. It works by adding bacteria to organic feed...

How Do Wind Turbines Work?

How do wind turbines work? Essentially, the wind turns the blades on the turbine and then spins a generator inside which produces electricity. More specifically, wind flows across the blades, this creates both lift and drag. These forces cause the rotor to spin, which...

How Do Solar Panels Work?

How do they work?Solar panels are very common throughout the UK, but most people are unsure as to how they work! Essentially they take the energy from the sun and turn it into electricity. This is all possible with photovoltaic cells. These cells are placed between...

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