Energy world

Useful websites

Energy Saving Trust


The Energy Saving Trust’s website provides advice on how to save energy in the home and a poll on energy saving measures being taken in the home.


The Department of Trade and Industry's website includes information about different renewable energy sources supported by case studies.

National Energy Foundation

The National Energy Foundation website provides information about different renewable energy technologies.

Renewable Energy Access

The US site Renewable Energy Access provides daily news about renewable energy sources and information about various renewable energy source products.


reFOCUS is an international renewable energy magazine. Its website contains news and features about renewable energy.

British Wind Energy Association

The British Wind Energy Association website explains how wind, wave and tidal energy work, including maps for wave and tidal power potential around the UK.

The Danish Wind Industry Association

The Danish Wind Industry Association website includes information about wind energy, from how it works to the history of wind energy. There are also activities on the roles of each part of a wind turbine, and wind turbine simulations in Wind with Miller.

BBC: wind and wave power

This report on the BBC website looks at how much electricity in the UK comes from wind and wave power, and future UK wind and wave projects.

World Wildlife Foundation

The WWF (World Wildlife Foundation) website looks at climate change and how individuals and businesses can reduce C02 emissions and slow global warming with their energy choices.

The Environment Agency

The Environment Agency website looks at the different greenhouse gases and the dangers of climate change.

The Carbon Trust

The Carbon Trust website provides free advice on how to save energy and cut down carbon emissions.

World Nuclear Association

The World Nuclear Association website looks at nuclear energy as an alternative to fossil fuels.

BBC: nuclear energy

This BBC news article contains a guide to nuclear energy in the UK and looks the pros and cons of using nuclear energy in comparison to other fuels.