“Half of Europe’s tidal energy [is] around UK shores. The seas could help us reach a huge chunk of our 2020 energy targets.” Dr Jennifer Hoxton, University Highlands and Islands - NERC Planet Earth, Summer 2017.
Paul Hamlyn Foundation awarded Iridescent Ideas CIC a small grant in 2017 to explore the concept of community-owned tidal power in Plymouth. This blog explores our findings and ideas to help the future development of projects like this.
Our guest Policy Researcher, Benjamin Stein, explores the power of social enterprise in a polarised society.
It’s no secret that the UK is hopelessly divided right now as to what sort of society we want to create. Whether it is Corbynites versus Tories or Brexiteers set against Remainers, there isn’t a whole lot we agree on. Simply put, the public conversation has become volatile, and we need some respite.