Changing the world doesn’t happen in one fell swoop: it’s the result of consistent, gradual change which is the result of more thoughtful choices. And, thankfully, these choices don’t have to be painful. They can be fun, rewarding, stylish, and even save you money. So what are you waiting for? Here are our 10 tips for living more sustainably.
According to Matthew Trevaskis, the new head of electric vehicles at the Renewable Energy Association, the UK’s growing low-carbon vehicle market provides the “perfect opportunity” for businesses to export excess energy to the grid. Trevaskis believes that installing a solar panel onto a house with an EV is the ideal way to create one’s own fuel, an opinion shared by Verto Homes as all our homes possess their own EV charging points. Read on for edie‘s overview of how Trevaskis has joined the REA to draw focus to the importance of the electrical storage of EVs.
In a new UN-backed report based on interviews with 114 renowned energy experts worldwide, an overwhelming consensus that renewable power will dominate in the future has been revealed. With the support of large international corporations increasingly selecting renewable energy products, UN News Centre explains how more than 70 percent of experts interviewed believe that a global transition to 100 percent renewable energy is achievable.
Following on from a press conference in Brussels it has been confirmed that companies from all EU nations, excluding Poland and Greece, have signed up to the initiative that no new coal-fired plants are to be built after 2020 in the EU. The news of this pledge, aiming to deliver on the Paris climate agreement, has been well received by renewable industry sources. The Guardian explains how this is the next step towards the eradication of coal and a move towards clean power supplies.