Construction to Begin on Largest Wind Farm in the World

by Isaiah Boone

In a recent article posted on ScienceAlert, David Nield examines the impact of the final investment in a project that will construct the largest wind farm in the world off the shores of the United Kingdom. The project known as Horsea Project One is being led by a danish firm, DONG Energy, and is expected to be completed in 2020. The addition of Horsea Project One is expected to significantly increase the total wind energy production in the UK once it is completed. Continue reading

Projected Increases in Biomass Energy in the United Kingdom

by Isaiah Boone

In a recently written article on ChronicleLive, Peter Mccusker explores the potential impact that biomass energy will have not only on the energy market in the United Kingdom, but on the labor market as well. Biomass energy is produced from the burning of plant and animal remains. (http://www3.epa.gov/climatechange/kids/solutions/technologies/biomass.html) There are a number of schemes and plans being developed in the North Eastern part of the United Kingdom that involve the construction of new biomass energy plants and the conversion of previously non-biomass energy plants to biomass energy plants. (http://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/business/business-news/biomass-power-could-bring-thousands-10726768) These plants have the potential to yield new jobs and new, cleaner energy. Continue reading