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Green strategy and politics engineering home energy energy efficiency

Engineers back energy saving as UK priority

In 2015, Energy Saving Trust supported a Frontier Economics report that made a compelling case for home energy efficiency to be considered an infrastructure priority in the UK. The case, when broken down, was a simple one: the multiple benefits of giving energy efficiency the same status as other...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Tue, 27/06/2017 - 15:01



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Renewable technologies pushing the boundaries of innovation

The world’s top scientific minds are working on new ways to improve the efficiency, affordability and even aesthetics of renewables. Take this year’s winner of a major engineering prize from the Institution of Science and Technology (IET). Professor Stuart Wenham, from the University of New South...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Wed, 11/06/2014 - 08:45



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Education key to building a greener future

Following the IPCC climate report and last week’s An Economy That Works from the Aldersgate Group enjoying high profile, pressure is on to shift our economy in a more sustainable direction. Having people with the right skills to ensure ‘green growth’ is going to be absolutely crucial – not just in...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Mon, 12/05/2014 - 08:45



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Women in green energy: equal opportunities?

New and burgeoning areas of business should in theory mean opportunities for everyone, unburdened by the pressures of history. We’ve taken a look in the past at what the growing renewable energy market might mean in terms of training and access to employment in the UK – particularly as a...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Wed, 02/10/2013 - 08:45