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Stronger leadership needed on gender balance

Stronger leadership needed on gender balance
  The leaders of eight of the UK’s leading energy companies, between them representing 56,000 employees, are urging a renewed effort to drive up the number of women at senior levels in the energy sector, to meet the challenges that lie ahead. 
17th May 2019

Smart water metering market to exceed $3bn by 2024

Smart water metering market to exceed $3bn by 2024
Adequate measures toward monitoring Non-Revenue Water (NRW) coupled with effective mapping of water resources will boost the smart water metering market. Increasing efforts to improve the efficiency of water networks and adequate addressing of unbilled water consumption will further enhance the business landscape. 
30th November 2018

Californian company lowers its carbon footprint with renewable diesel

Californian company lowers its carbon footprint with renewable diesel
Ecology, a transportation and logistics company in California, has switched its fleet of more than 600 trucks to run on Neste MY Renewable Diesel and is reporting cleaner fuel filters, fewer maintenance problems and reductions in tailpipe emissions.
7th November 2018


Driving ban in Paris Ozone-Alarm controls the city

Driving ban in Paris Ozone-Alarm controls the city
  Attention tourists and professional drivers! Driving bans take place in the low emission zone of Paris and its agglomeration for the next few days. Vehicles with the Crit'Air badges 4 and 5 as well as all vehicles without a vignette may no longer enter. In addition, all vehicles over 3.5t are not allowed to pass through.
27th July 2018

Norway’s fully electric plane takes flight

Norway’s fully electric plane takes flight
It is not new information that flying is extremely bad for the environment, the emissions per passenger per mile being worse than most other forms of transportation. But despite knowing this, we keep flying.
25th June 2018

Liverpool students go on a voyage of discovery

Liverpool students go on a voyage of discovery
A group of student from Broadgreen International School in Liverpool had the wind in their sails as they visited Ørsted’s operations and maintenance site at Kings Wharf on Thursday. The multi-million pound facility, which opened last year, is the control room for two offshore wind farms off the coast of Liverpool, Burbo Bank, and Burbo Bank Extension.
5th March 2018

Outstanding contribution to Scotland's Oriam Centre

Outstanding contribution to Scotland's Oriam Centre
Back in Autumn 2016 Oriam opened and is home to the governing bodies of Scottish football and rugby union, as well as a host of other sports including volleyball, squash and basketball. Building services engineers Max Fordham collaborated with Reiach and Hall Architects to design the centre, which has since been described by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon as ‘absolutely awe inspiring’ and ‘the jewel in the crown of Scotland’s sports facilities.’
2nd February 2018

Shell UK Chair to deliver keynote at All-Energy 2018

Shell UK Chair to deliver keynote at All-Energy 2018
Shell UK’s Country Chair, Sinead Lynch, will be delivering a keynote address in the opening plenary session of All-Energy and the co-located Smart Urban Mobility Solutions (SUMS) on 2nd May 2018 at Glasgow’s SEC.
20th December 2017

From producers to consumers: looking at energy for today and tomorrow

From producers to consumers: looking at energy for today and tomorrow
The types of challenge that Camille Bauer Metrawatt AG has to address again and again as a manufacturer of high quality heavy current measurement technology include; energy transition, climate change, renewable or alternative energies, decentralised energy feeding, reduction of CO2 emissions, energy saving and smart cities.
9th November 2017

Investment aims to support disruptive technologies

Investment aims to support disruptive technologies
Foresight Group has announced an £500,000 investment on behalf of the Foresight Williams Technology EIS Fund into Southampton-based Utonomy, a ground-breaking intelligent gas grid solutions provider. The transaction represents the Fund’s first investment. Established in 2015, Utonomy has developed an innovative technology for reducing leakage in gas distribution networks. Its IoT solution automatically optimises gas distribution pressures through electro-mechanical actuators retrofitted to the network and controlled by intelligent, cloud-based software.
11th September 2017

Will smart cities deliver on the hype?

Will smart cities deliver on the hype?
The Mindtrek international technology conference, held every year in Finland, will once again be turning its attention on the smart city. The city of Tampere, which hosts the event on 20th-21st September, has a close affiliation with the smart city, having launched the Smart Tampere programme last year.
25th August 2017

MaaS transport

MaaS transport
Steve Rogerson talks to some of the companies preparing for September’s Low Carbon Vehicle Event. Once an essential part of growing up, learning to drive, passing your driving test and going out on the road in either your own or more likely your parents’ car, was a rite of passage for many an adolescent. Today, that is changing. For example, the USA, the flag bearer for car ownership, is seeing a fall in the number of teenage drivers. And that is happening in the UK as well.
9th August 2017

Let's wave goodbye to ocean pollution

Let's wave goodbye to ocean pollution
Did you know there are over five trillion pieces of plastic littering our ocean right now? Eventually that rubbish accumulates together in five ocean garbage patches, with the Pacific being home to the largest one, located between Hawaii and California; called the ‘Great Pacific Garbage Patch.’ If nothing was done about this patch and it was left to circulate the plastic would impact our ecosystems to a level which could damage health and society.
17th July 2017

Could renewables fix China’s pollution problem?

Could renewables fix China’s pollution problem?
  New research has found that bringing renewable power ‘by wire’ from western China to its power-hungry Eastern cities could have benefits for both local air quality and global climate change.
14th June 2017

Canada’s carbon pricing strategy makes polluters pay

Canada’s carbon pricing strategy makes polluters pay
  In Canada, 97% of people live in provinces that already have a price on carbon pollution. In a move to tackle pollution and reduce emissions, the Canadian government is planning to introduce pollution caps and fuel taxes in the two remaining provinces who have not put in place their own system in 2018, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.
22nd May 2017

Sustainable self-driving ‘pod’ aims to change future of transport

Sustainable self-driving ‘pod’ aims to change future of transport
The company who aims to change the modern transportation industry, Einride has made a global launch, and created a technologically advanced system including the world’s first ‘T-pod’ which the company claims will change the future of the industry and improve the sustainability of mankind.
6th April 2017

£290m boost for clean energy in Britain

Renewable energy developers will compete for £290m worth of contracts to support the growth of clean energy in Britain, as the second Contracts for Difference auction launched on 4th April 2017.
5th April 2017

Fifty million smart meters by 2020 will be a real challenge

Fifty million smart meters by 2020 will be a real challenge
Responding to BEIS’ announcement on the progress of the UK’s smart meter roll-out, Stephen Haw, Partner at Baringa, said: “While the increase in the number of smart and advanced meters installed in the last quarter is welcome news, the overall goal of 50 million by 2020 is still a challenging one."
23rd December 2016

New South Wales government launches storage challenge

New South Wales government launches storage challenge
The government of New South Wales, Australia, issued a call for energy storage proposals to help wind and solar generators deliver energy to the grid constantly. The call for proposals is part of the government’s Advanced Energy Challenge. Minister for Industry, Resources and Energy Anthony Roberts said that the initiative will stimulate new energy-related ideas and turn them into effective technologies and business models.
22nd December 2016

Mount Coffee hydropower plant begins operation in Liberia

Mount Coffee hydropower plant begins operation in Liberia
The 88-MW Mount Coffee hydropower plant in Liberia has gone into operation after extensive modernisation, with startup of the first turbine-generator unit celebrated. According to a press release from Voith, Liberia’s President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and 300 international guests were present at the celebration. Voith supplied new Francis turbines, generators, control technology, and electrical and mechanical power plant equipment.
22nd December 2016


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