Tuesday 22nd of January 2019 | Posted In: Buy and Sell, Comply, Use and Manage, Generate

LEGO reaches 100% renewable energy target three years early

Read our top five energy related news stories from the last couple of weeks. Energy is always in the news in one way or another, from renewable energy technology advancements and the latest from the ‘big six’ energy suppliers to advancements in energy saving and sustainability. In this blog, we share more about our favourite energy news stories from the last couple of weeks:

  1. LEGO reaches 100% renewable energy target three years ahead of schedule: The company achieved its ambitious goal due to the completion of a 258MW offshore wind farm in the Irish Sea, building a giant wind turbine made entirely of LEGO to celebrate. Read more here…
  2. Lithium-ion batteries ‘will be the cheapest way to store power by 2050’: Researchers at Imperial College London say the technology will become more cost-effective than pumped-storage hydro or hydrogen electrolysis. Read more here…
  3. Electricity switching hit record levels in 2018: More than 5.8 million (or one in five) customers moved to a different power supplier last year. Read more here…
  4. Google inks deal for power from 1.6 million solar panels: Google will purchase power from 1.6 million solar panels to power two new data centres in Alabama and Tennessee, under a multi-year deal with the Tennessee Valley Authority announced earlier this week. Read more here…
  5. Small firms top Which? annual energy survey: Small energy suppliers have beaten the so-called Big Six in a customer satisfaction survey by Which? Read more…

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