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Building capacity for big UK energy changes

• Transforming energy supply will cost hundreds of billions – report • Imports up, through energy usage down • Out with the old – in with what, exactly? Research from Barclays has put a number to the amount of money needed to transform the UK's energy supply over the coming years, and it's a stern...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Wed, 07/09/2016 - 15:15

07/09/2016

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A low-carbon future for Germany?

A pair of German physicists recently set out to find a practical way for their nation to meet a target of 100 per cent renewable using existing technologies (hitting carbon targets while keeping the economy on track), and the results were positive. Not only that, but the study found that there are...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Tue, 03/02/2015 - 09:00

03/02/2015

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The future of eco-technology: An interview with Damian Tow

Eco Technology Show Director, Damian Tow, reveals his plans for this years show, while emphasising the importance of behaviour change to help adopt new technologies to ensure the success of sustainable options for the future. How will this years Eco Technology show be different? We have a Big...

Submitted by Ozge Ibrahim on Mon, 23/06/2014 - 08:45

23/06/2014

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Is the cloud friendly and green, or a pollutant smog?

Cloud computing is proclaimed as the new green technology - and its uptake has been huge. Specialists in cost saving and environmental management systems who offer ISO 14001 training investigate whether cloud computing is really green at all. Guest blogger Ruth Barton investigates. Advances in...

Submitted by Guest blogger on Tue, 18/06/2013 - 09:00

18/06/2013

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Power from the people

Sometimes, rather than wait for the central powers of government and big business to help you out, you’ve just got to crack on yourself. This certainly seems to be the philosophy of an increasing number of people looking to kick-start low-carbon technologies. Hey, you can even use a website called...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Fri, 01/03/2013 - 08:30

01/03/2013

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A less taxing sustainability

Taxation: big, big issue. One where political and moral frontlines are laid out for battle, and tax- breaks, well that’s even bigger; an issue that’s often seen as a bastion of those looking to uphold the current elites and status quo. Thought in terms of industry and infrastructure, a tax cut here...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Wed, 27/02/2013 - 08:30

27/02/2013

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Maximising micro-machines

With the costs of gas and electricity you buy from the grid rising almost quarterly, wouldn't it be great to own your own mini power plant? Well that could be your reality in a few years time as micro-combined heat and power technology (micro-CHP) spreads into the domestic market. Micro-CHP can be...

Submitted by Tom Byrne on Wed, 20/02/2013 - 08:30

20/02/2013

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