What is fracking? And is it bad for the environment?

What is fracking? And is it bad for the environment?

How does it work?   In a very simple explanation, Fracking is the process of forcing the release of natural gasses from rock formations underground and capturing it. Using pressurised liquid called ‘fracking fluid’. This is usually just water but...
Advantages and Disadvantages of Wind Turbines

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...
How Do Solar Panels Work?

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...