UK Sustainable Energy Links sorted by Organisation Type
Advanced Glazings Ltd
Advanced Glazings Ltd manufactures the world's first
cost-effective transparent insulation for passive solar hot water systems,
passive solar heating, Trombe Walls, energy efficient greenhouses and day/sky
A combination of two of the world’s leading solar
companies (BP Solar and Solarex), the company operates
manufacturing plants in the U.S., Spain, Australia, and India. BP Solarex
produces over 30 megawatts of solar electric products each year representing a
20 percent share of the global market. Although its headquarters are in
Maryland, USA the company is part of BP Amoco.
CCPL Energy Systems can design, supply and install Renewable Energy
systems for grid connection, remote supplies, recreational vehicles,
marine craft, off grid buildings etc. CPL don't just preach about Renewable
Energy they practice it. CPL's office at Hoo Marina is powered by wind and solar
energy, visit www.cplenergysystems.co.uk.
CPL Scientific Limited
CPL Scientific Limited was founded in 1987 to provide comprehensive consultancy,
information and recruitment services to the life science industries as well as
government bodies. They provide information on liquid biofuels through the Non-Food
Agro-Industrial Information Dissemination (NF-AIRID) Network
EcoGen exists to develop and support clean energy projects.
Equipment Testing Service Ltd.
EETS is a renewable technology company providing monitoring services for PV and
wind, test equipment for PV installers and manufacturers, renewable energy test
centres, SUNVIEW PV displays, Hybrolight wind-PV streetlights, and many
engineering services to industry.
"The Evans Family" have been water engineers for a long time and for
the last 50 years have been self-sufficient with energy from their own
waterpower installation. This is the homepage of the family firm.
Gamos is a small but influential company working with renewable energy and clean
Green Dimension provide engineering and environmental
consultancy services specialising in sustainable energy projects. Green
Dimension offer expertise in renewable energy technologies, such as solar
thermal, photovoltaics, hydroelectric, wind turbines, biomass and ground
Services include: feasibility
studies, project management, energy strategy and specialist engineering
analysis for state-of-the art low energy building design.
Renew Your Energy
London based Halo Energy is the first independent marketing communications
consultancy for renewable energy projects. We provide strategic advice for
private companies and public sector institutions. We also assist businesses
already actively involved in international trade to expand into new markets.
Hydro-Electric is an expanding energy utility group, who operate many of the
hydroelectric power plants in Scotland.
ICP Solar Technologies Inc, parent company of ICP Global Technologies, which
develops, manufactures and markets leading advanced solar powered products for
non-distributed residential, portable and mobile consumer markets. ICP Solar
also holds ICP Asia, ICP Australia and ICP Solar UK and is privately owned and
headquartered in Montreal, Canada.
ISL offers simple, effective solar water heating systems at an affordable price.
They have achieved this by building a partnership with an established solar
energy company from the Netherlands called ATON, from whom they import most of
their components. This enables them to tap into innovative patented renewable
energy technology, ongoing research and development, and economies of scale from
the large European market.
IT Power Ltd. is an internationally renowned renewable energy consultancy, which
aims to provide sustainable energy services through innovation and dedication.
James (Science Publishers)
James & James are scientific publishers who specialise in renewable energy
and environmental technology publications. Publishers of the internationally
Directory of Renewable Energy Suppliers and Services (WDRESS) as well as the
Energy World magazine on line.
John Wiley & Sons publish a number of journals and books in the renewable
energy field, including the recent Wiley-UNESCO Energy Engineering Learning
LabCraft manufacture LED and energy efficient fluorescent lighting for
internal and external applications, already supplying BP Solar, Total Energie,
Siemens ... to name a few.
Technologies Sdn. Bhd.
Laranda Solar Technologies was formed at the end of 1997 to exploit the vast
opportunities available in Malaysia for the use of Solar PV technology. They
have managed to secure several major projects including the construction of a
PV-diesel hybrid power system for a beach resort on an island in West Malaysia,
a street lighting system in Kuala Lumpur as well as a grid-connected solar PV
Formerly EEV Ltd., Marconi Applied Technologies are a leading European
manufacturer of high efficiency GaAs solar cells for space
applications. They also offer a full design and manufacturing service for
complete solar panels for small satellite applications.
The home page of MEB, the Midlands Electricity Board.
Energy-saving advice from NORWEB, the North West Regional Electricity Company.
The PVportal is an initiative of the Dutch solar energy consultancy firm Ekomation.
In June 2000 the PVPortal.com ™ started as a website, aiming to be your guide
in finding your PhotoVoltaic related information on the Internet. The main
goal is to provide the visitors of PVPortal.com with a complete picture of the
PhotoVoltaic businesses worldwide and in the individual countries.
PV Systems is the oldest UK installer of building integrated photovoltaics.
It has hundreds of installations all over the UK, and can offer the widest range
of solutions from small domestics to large commercial.
Refocus reports on all the latest developments in the renewable energy
industry worldwide and provides a forum for the exchange of ideas and
Renewable Energy Systems Ltd
Renewable Energy Systems Ltd (RES) is a Sir Robert McAlpine group company
engaged in the development of wind farms. RES has been active in the UK wind
energy industry since 1980, and has specialised in wind farm design and
development since 1989.
Riomay's major activities are the specification, supply and installation of
active solar heating products (Riomay being the European distributor for the NEG
and TurboSun range of Solar equipment), and the provision of a full design and
installation service for wind power generators. They also provide training and
development courses for dealers, installers and building service operators.
SEPCO is a market leading organisation producing solar powered lighting
solutions. Through their vision of a society powered by renewable energy
sources, they have pioneered the application of solar in communities, developing
some of the first solar powered illuminated street infrastructure in the UK.
Designers and suppliers of fully operational renewable energy
systems. From simple domestic homes to multinational groups. Many years' experience
of working within a young industry.
solacalc is a shareware program for designing solar houses by
calculating heat losses and solar gains in residential buildings, using
interlinked worksheets and very extensive help. Based on New Method 5000,
solacalc uses UK climate data to easily and quickly calculate thermal balances
and financial analysis.
solarcentury is the UK's leading solar PV company. We design, source and
install PV systems for businesses, homes and the public sector. We have the
largest team of solar engineers in the country and are independent
from the fossil-fuel industry. solarcentury is also the sole UK distributor for
the world's leading solar electric technologies.
Main Dealer in South East England for Thermomax, with vast experience and
expertise as Suppliers and Installers of Solar water heating systems. Domestic,
Commercial and Local Authorities. Domestic Hot Water and Swimming Pools. A
leading force in the solar industry since 1985.
Solar Design Company
The Solar Design Company provide a huge variety of energy efficient and
environmentally friendly power systems.
Solartwin offer affordable solar hot water for washing and bathing. Solar Twin
Ltd, 15 King St, Chester CH1 2AH, tel 01244 403404.
Solar Water UK
A new company helping customers to switch to solar and offering free advice on
domestic, swimming pool and community solar hot water systems.
Midlands Renewable Energy Advice Centre (SMREAC)
SMREAC acts as a focal point for all aspects of renewable energy in the South
Midlands. It is pro-active, stimulating interest in renewable energy throughout
the region, and reactive in responding to requests for information and
SWALEC (South Wales Electricity) provides vital energy to nearly one million
customers in South Wales selling electricity to domestic customers, as well as
providing the power and gas to many businesses around the UK.
Electricity (SWEB) plc.
The home page SWEB, the electricity company that serves the South West of
England. It includes minor details about its energy efficiency and renewable
Software International Ltd
Stark are a UK-based developer of energy information systems. From this site you
can get access to on-line utility reports and other energy information.
The International Journal of Sustainable Energy publishes experimental
theoretical and applied results in both the science and engineering of solar
energy, (e.g. photovoltaic power, radiation data and systems employing optical
concentration). The journal is unique in that it provides u-to-date information
from Europe, North America, Japan and the developing nations. Papers on
development achievements and original research are published, as well as review
articles and new items and technical notes.
Thermomax is a world-wide company which designs, manufactures and exports solar
thermal systems. Its international headquarters are located in Bangor, Wales.
This page gives contact information for the company and all Thermomax
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The Wind Fund is an investment company financing wind power and
hydro-electric projects in the UK.
As well as its electricity supply and distribution businesses, Yorkshire
Electricity is expanding its gas supply and generation businesses.
Educational, Academic and
Centre for Renewable Energy Study
Study Centre for the dissemination of renewable energy information.
The Centre for
The Centre for Alternative Technology is an internationally renowned and
award-winning display and education centre with over twenty years of experience
in sustainable technologies and practices.
Centre for Renewable Energy and Systems Technology (CREST)
The Centre for Renewable Energy Systems Technology (CREST), based at
Loughborough University in the UK, aims to advance renewable energy technology
so as to provide substantial and benign energy options for present and future
Centre for the Built Environment
The CTI Centre for the Built Environment is based in the Welsh School of
Architecture and the Department of City and Regional Planning at the University
of Wales, Cardiff.
of Fuel and Energy, Leeds University
The Department of Fuel and Energy is unique in the UK and is the only department
dedicated to teaching and research in the areas of energy production and
This site has been established by an independent consultant to inform people
about the atmospheric carbon pollution crisis, with enough facts and a guide to
a 'back of the envelope' calculation for anyone to convince themselves that we
are really doubling the CO2 in the next 50yrs or so, plus a guide to the
solution via photovoltaics and an estimation of a possible timescale for this
solution within 40 years.
Encyclopedia of Life Support
Systems Publishers, Oxford, UK
(under the auspices of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural
The Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems brings together the work of many of the
world's foremost scholars, experts, and policy-makers in all major fields,
representing a broad spectrum of well-known leading academic and research
institutions, professional organizations, government agencies, private
enterprises, and policy planning bodies spread throughout the world,
contributing to state-of-the art information and expert opinion on virtually
every aspect of the life support systems on which we depend.
Energy and Environment Research Unit (EERU)
Broadly, the work of EERU is concerned with the human energy system, the
biosphere seen as a solar-powered system and the interaction between them. It is
based in the Faculty of Technology of the Open University in Milton Keynes.
Energy Group, University of Reading
The Energy Group of the University of Reading is based in the Department of
Engineering, although members of staff from the Department of Cybernetics are
also involved in both teaching and research as well as additional activities.
of Energy and Sustainable Development
The Institute is a research school of De Montfort University with several
research departments committed to improving mankind's sustainability at both
local and international level.
The Millennium Debate is a non-profit making, registered charity in the UK to
further Energy Education - a free information resource on the Internet.
of the Built Environment at the University of Nottingham
The School of the Built Environment came into being in November 1997 with the
merging of separate departments of architecture and building technology.
Centre for Sustainable Technologies at the University of Ulster
It is one of the top five university research centres in the UK in the field
of renewable energy and energy efficiency and is recognised internationally for
work in solar energy.
University - Solar Car
This group claims to be the only British university that build and race
solar cars. As well as applied research, they are involved in theoretical
research; one of the Industrial Design students is currently developing an
educational CD Rom about solar cars for his major project.
STREEM is a new training and education programme designed to provide the skills
needed by the East Midlands' growing renewable energy sector.
Supply Research Group
Located within the University of Aberdeen Department of Forestry, WSRG aims to
develop systems, provide information and educated and train all who work in all
areas of biofuels, including the Timber Industry and biomass energy.
The Building Research Establishment is the principal organisation in the United
Kingdom carrying out research into building and construction and the prevention
and control of fire.
Energy and the Environment Programme
The DTI Energy and the Environment Programme aims to assess the impacts of
proposed energy related environmental policies and regulation on UK industry,
and their cost implications for the final consumer.
energytech.at is an initiative of the Federal Ministry of Traffic, Innovation
and Technology (Department for Energy and Environmental Technologies) of Austria
and the E.V.A., the Austrian Energy Agency. energytech.at is a virtual
exhibition and information platform for energy technologies in the area of
renewable energy sources and energy efficiency.
Technology Support Unit (ETSU)
ETSU is the UK government's executive agency for energy technologies, and offers
a range of services in all energy fields, including renewable energy.
The Environment Agency is a non-departmental public body established by the
Environment Act 1995. They are sponsored by the Department of the Environment
with policy links to the Welsh Office and the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries
DataBank Sustainable Development
As a project team of the Institute for Sustainable Development (I.Z.P.) and the
International Network of Engineers and Scientists for Global Responsibility
(INES) we are managing a data base in which European
institutions and experts currently working on the subject sustainable
development are registered. This "European DataBank Sustainable
Development" allows easy access to information on experts and institutions
concerned with specific questions and problems of Sustainable Development.
for Electricity Regulation (OFFER)
OFFER is the Office for Electricity Regulation, set up to regulate the market in
electricity after privatisation in the late 80s.
Arizona Solar Centre
The Arizona Solar Center is a non-profit organisation dedicated to educating
citizens about solar energy.
British Biogen is the trade association to the UK Bio-Energy Industry, and acts
to promote and co-ordinate the commercial development of biomass as a renewable
fuel resource for energy production in the UK.
Wind Energy Association (BWEA)
The British Wind Energy Association was established in 1979 as a professional
association for those involved in wind energy research and development. Its
mission is to promote the use of wind power - an abundant, clean and sustainable
source of energy - in the United Kingdom and throughout the world.
BWB are an international network of ecological builders who form partnerships
with communities and organizations around the world to create affordable housing
from local materials and to work together for a sustainable future. They believe
the solution to homelessness is not merely housing, but a local population
trained to provide housing for themselves.
CADDET (an IEA Programme) provides both specific and general information across
all of the renewable energy technologies.
Conservation and Solar Centre (ecsc)
ECSC is a charity concerned with the development and implementation of
programmes to create socially responsible sustainable futures through energy
conservation and the use of solar power.
The Energy and
The Energy and Environment Programme of the Royal Institute of International
Affairs provides independent, authoritative research promoting international
debate on the political, strategic, and economic aspects of energy and
environmental policy issues.
Friends of the
Friends of the Earth have a wealth of energy and environmental information.
of the Earth Local Groups
A comprehensive list of local FoE groups with Web Site.
Solar Power in the UK
Greenpeace has made the adoption of solar power a key part of its campaigning
through the 'Solar Revolution' initiative. There are several pages on its solar
for Alternative Technology and Technology Assessment (NATTA)
NATTA is the renewable energy network of the Open University's Energy and
Environment Research Unit. It publishes the bimonthly RENEW
National Energy Foundation
The National Energy Foundation is an independent educational charity, based at
Milton Keynes in the UK. Its objective is to work for the more efficient,
innovative, and safe use of energy and to increase the public awareness of
energy in all its aspects.
UK Solar Energy Society
Formed in 1973, the SOLAR ENERGY Society is a non-profit organisation whose goal
is advance the utilisation of the sun's energy both in the UK and world-wide. As
part of this goal, it maintains SOLEIL, the UK Sustainable On-Line Energy
Wales ECO Centre
The West Wales ECO Centre is committed to the advancement of public education in
all aspects of energy conservation and energy use, particularly with respect to
matters concerning the environment.
Maintained by the Department of Applied Energy, Cranfield University.
Energy Network (WREN)
WREN is a non-profit organization registered in the United Kingdom with
charitable status and affiliated to UNESCO. It aims to promote the communication
and technical education of scientists, engineers, technicians and managers in
the field and to address itself to the energy needs of both developing and
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