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Incorporating renewables into the electric grid

A report has been published by the US government entitled, “Incorporating Renewables into the Electric Grid: Expanding Opportunities for Smart Markets and Energy Storage”. The report, published in June this year, discusses the technical and economic considerations in renewable integration, the costs involved, and the expanding opportunities for these emerging...


Carlo Petrini Launches Appeal For The People Of Amatrice, A Town Affected By The Earthquake​

Carlo Petrini Launches Appeal For The People Of Amatrice, A Town Affected By The Earthquake​

An appeal to support the people impacted by the earthquake and to keep those people in our thoughts, today and in the future, has been launched by Slow Food and Terra Madre Carlo Petrini. The town gave its name to the salsa all’amatriciana, a famous pasta sauce. “With a symbolic dish...


Major Report On EU Referendum Debate To Be Published By Electoral Reform Society

Major Report On EU Referendum Debate To Be Published By Electoral Reform Society

Unreleased BMG Research polling on public opinion on the debate, along with expert experience and comparisons from Alternative Vote and Scottish referendums will used for the report named ‘It’s Good to Talk: Doing Referendums Differently After the EU Vote.’ The ERS are calling for a systematic review into how...


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The Undervalued Role of Wear Materials in Industrial Sustainability

Machines of all shapes and sizes form the iron and steel backbones of businesses around the world. Heavy duty, sophisticated, and above all powerful – these mechanical systems consume an enormous amount of energy over the course of their lives. However, few people consider the other way in which...


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What can Brownfield land do for the housing crisis after Brexit?

In the context of a post-Brexit Britain, London’s housing crisis is one of many grey thunder clouds hovering over the UK at the moment – one which many thought would burst after the result of June’s referendum, and shower Britain with affordable housing. However, the referendums impact on the...


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4 Ideas for an Efficient Green Wedding

Your wedding will be one of the most important and exciting days of your life, but it could also be expensive, stressful, or even burdensome to plan. Not only do you have to coordinate all the logistics and meet your needs and wants at the same time, you’ll pay...


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Your home can be powered by solar around the clock

Storage powers the night with light In the midst of Brexit and Pokemania, it’s easy to overlook a shift taking place in global energy networks that has far reaching benefits for us all. Solar can now economically provide the majority of a homeowners’ electricity demand thanks to improvements in...


Major Carbon Savings For UK’s Leading Veterinary And Bio-Science Campus

Major Carbon Savings For UK’s Leading Veterinary And Bio-Science Campus

The Sutton Bonington Campus at the University of Nottingham, number one in the league tables, is due to reduce its carbon emissions by using on-site Combined Heat and Power (CHP) technology. The Univeristy will gain secure low carbon energy and reduce CO2 emissions by over 1,200 tonnes a year by...


Climate Action Is Driving Global Energy Transition As Businesses Reap Benefits

Climate Action Is Driving Global Energy Transition As Businesses Reap Benefits

The largest expo in Europe bringing together major energy buyers and low carbon generators is happening in Birmingham this October. The companies participating alongside the solar, energy storage and efficiency sectors include M&S, Tesla and Good Energy. Large energy buyers across the world have woken up to the unstoppable force...


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5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know You Could Recycle

These days most householders recycle a good proportion of their waste. Councils are increasingly pushing for reduction as well as recycling, by providing smaller capacity bins for your ordinary refuse. To help you keep up with such measures, here are a few greener ideas you might not have had...


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6 Energy Efficient Upgrades for Your Humble Abode

For most households, even modest savings on yearly energy bills can make a big difference to how smoothly the home and family runs. So, it is very pleasing to know that there are lots of different ways to cut energy costs and keep them low for good. If you...


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Opening Of A New Ethical Retail Shop

The 9th September marks a proud moment for Goodfayre as the unveil their first store in Salisbury, following the success of a trial pop-up in May. In a city which boasts a wide variety of independent retailers and a captive market for shopping locally, Goodfayre will become a truly...


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Making an impact with cardboard compacting

A cardboard compactor is the ideal piece of recycling equipment for any business that produces a steady flow of waste cardboard. A cardboard compactor can come in a range of sizes, so there will always be one ideally sized for any business, which needs one. Cardboard bins can be...


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Adopt ‘mobility solutions’ to save money and reduce your carbon footprint

‘Mobility’ is becoming a buzz word in the fleet industry, and finding the cheapest, most efficient options in travel whilst also reducing carbon footprint is quickly starting to become part of the fleet manager’s responsibility. The trend has moved away from them providing straightforward vehicle management to providing a...


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Final Stage Of MIT Climate CoLab Awards For KIC InnoEnergy Students

A project from two master’s students on KIC InnoEnergy’s MSc SELECT programme received the highest number of votes in Energy Supply 2016 category to advance to the final of the MIT Climate CoLab Grand Challenge. The Collective Power Platform, created by Michiel Roelofs and Nikodem Bienia, is a local peer-to-peer energy...