PAT Testing – Is it necessary?

PAT Testing

Portable Appliance Testing (PAT Testing) and Microwave Testing – what is that all about? AND what has this got to do with energy? Well the reality is that most of the equipment we use on a daily basis is electrical.  I am currently writing on my computer and looking at my phone to see when […]

Burning out of spec fuel – Common mistake made by biomass operators

Burning out of spec fuel

It is crazy how many time I have seen biomass plant operators burning out of spec fuel, thus destroying the warranty conditions and exposing plant owners to having insurance claims turned down.  I am not talking simply about the main plant but also the auxiliary plant which includes conveyors etc. So why does this happen? […]

Climate Emergency – Really?

Climate Emergency

I hear it nearly everyday now.  We are in a Climate Emergency! Now lets be honest if you were on an Ocean Liner and the horns we blasting, people were running around screaming and the decks were filling with water as the ship is going down, would you simply plod around doing what you do […]

Extreme weather and Global Warming are linked, aren’t they?

Extreme Weather

The simple way to prove that the extreme weather events we are experiencing today are indeed due to Global Warming, is to look at what happened to the weather during the last warming period, the “Medieval Warming Period (MWP)”. The MWP happened between 800 – 1300 AD, a time when world population rapidly increased and […]