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Tidal energy machine

Rising Tides

The movement of the tides can be used to turn turbines that drive generators to produce low carbon electricity.

Spray from a wave is blown over a lighthouse on the coast

UK Wind Map

The UK is well placed to harness a huge amount of energy - Scotland is actually the windiest place in Europe!

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Nuclear Waste

What is nuclear waste, how much does it impact our daily lives, and could it be useful to us?

Bye, Bye Coal

As the amount of coal the UK uses in its energy mix decreases, we thought we would look back at the rise and fall of coal…

a toilet seat and paper

Heat From Waste

Explore a surprising scheme to recycle the waste water flowing beneath us to provide heat.

kerosene lamp

Salt Water Lamp

Simple chemistry could provide safe and valuable light sources for those who need it most.

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