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Capturing waste energy

Collecting ‘waste’ energy generated as a by-product of other processes and bringing it quickly to more useful application in something of a holy grail among energy technologists. One area with a lot of potential for energy harvesting is in the pipes delivering water to homes and businesses. New...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Wed, 11/02/2015 - 09:00

11/02/2015

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Our Heroes show low-carbon transport is no fleeting thing

The results are in. The movers and shakers in setting a sterling example of fuel efficient company and organisation transport have been decided. There was a great range of competitors battling out for this year’s Fleet Hero Awards, and the nominees gathered for a ceremony at the Institute of...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Mon, 02/12/2013 - 08:45

02/12/2013

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Solar power future taking shape

There is a heated, high-level debate going on about what low-carbon energy generation should be funded into the future, and to what extent. It’s fair to say that solar power is making itself a strong case. The Solar Trade Association (STA) has been talking up solar’s ‘strike rate’ figures – cost...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Mon, 18/11/2013 - 08:45

18/11/2013

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