WAD 2014

THURSDAY 18 SEPTEMBER 2014

SEARCH   
 
 
World Architecture Day 2014
 
World Architecture Day 2014
Previous Next
 
Editorial, London, United Kingdom 
Thursday 26 Jul 2007
 
Urbines in London 
 
 
 
Your comments on this project

No. of Comments: 0

Add comments | More comments

Be the first to comment
 

Hamiltons' revolutionary power 

Climate change is the single most serious environmental threat facing this planet today and renewable energy sources including wind are a key aspect of combating this threat. Wind turbines are some of the most technologically advanced and cost-effective renewable sources available at this time. Modern turbines are likely to be in operation for about 85% of the year, and have a service life of at least 20 years.
The UK, with its long coastline and North-east Atlantic location, has the greatest potential wind energy resource in Europe with approximately 40% of the European total. Scotland and England have annual mean wind speeds ranging from around 6 metres per second on sheltered terrain to over 11.5 m/s on highlands.¹
If harnessed, this resource would constitute a substantial source of renewable energy that would reduce the UK’s CO2 emissions, helping to combat climate change, and would enhance the security of our energy supply in a future where fossil fuel resources are likely to be increasingly unreliable.
The European Council has imposed a binding target for renewable generation to provide 20% of EU energy consumption by 2020. In the UK, where the figure currently stands at around 4%, Government measures to promote renewable energy include the Renewables Obligation, introduced in 2002, which requires all suppliers providing electricity to end consumers to supply ................more

Key Facts

Status
Value 0(m€)
BFLS
www.bfls-london.com

More projects by this architect

Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama

Soundforms

Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama

Extreme Light Infrastructure Facility

Strata SE1

BFLS name change

Lawson's Quay

Curzon Park Ltd

Hamilton Building

The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama

Solstice Sports Centre

Redevelopment of Victoria Station

Development plan for Lancaster

Indescon Court

E&O Hotel

Holmewood

Farnborough Dakota Hotel

Rodney Street Apartments

Brewery Square, Clerkenwell

Castle Tower

Alie Street, Aldgate

Castle House

Latest Jobs in London

Qualified Architects.

Senior Interior Designer

Senior Project Architect - Studio Manager

Marketing and Submissions Coordinator

 
Vola
ECOWAN
 

Click here to view the NEWS IN PICTURES tablet site