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How to Build a Homemade Portable Water Heater for Your Camping Adventures

Mix one part necessity and one part ingenuity and the human brain can solve just about anything—or at the very least, make something that already exists even better. Most of us would never think that the process by which we heat water can be improved upon and yet the...


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Is a Passive House a Sustainable Investment?

Passive house, despite being a term that first came about in the early 1990s, is not something commonly known among homeowners. It refers to a construction that provides a high standard of energy efficiency for your home, which in turn can have an effect on the temperature of your...


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6 Practical Energy Reduction Strategies for Homeowners

Your home is your castle. It is where you feel safe and comfortable enough to truly relax and unwind. Yet, it is also a clinking, clanking, bustling machine filled with all of the devices and technology that you need to achieve this. The problem is that everything you use...


Edinburgh Council Set To Clean Up The Streets

Edinburgh Council Set To Clean Up The Streets

Edinburgh council litter campaign has been commented on by actors, Ewan McGregor and Johnny Lee Miller. Shockingly cigarette butt litter costs Edinburgh’s city centre £2.4 million a year to clean up. In an attempt to keep the streets free of cigarette butt litter, The City of Edinburgh Council decided...


Ruthin Biomass Energy Company : New Jobs & New Clean Power Generation Units

Ruthin Biomass Energy Company : New Jobs & New Clean Power Generation Units

The expansion at Newbridge Energy is down to investment from Iona Capital. Newbridge Energy will be doubling the size of its workforce and installing three biomass generating units in North Wales after a multi-million pound investment from the independent energy and environmental investment company, Iona Capital. It is Iona...


Low Carbon Champions Award Winners 2016 Released At LCV2016

Low Carbon Champions Award Winners 2016 Released At LCV2016

Last night the 2016 Low Carbon Champions were announced by The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) during the industry’s leading networking dinner in assocaiation with LCV2016. The champions Awards shine a light on achievements and innovation in the move to low carbon road transport. H2 Aberdeen – which has developed...


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50 Years Of Success For Beautiful Scotland Awards

Local authorities, community groups and individuals from across Scotland gathered yesterday at the Aberdeen Beach Ballroom to celebrate the 50th annual Beautiful Scotland Awards, organised by environmental charity Keep Scotland Beautiful. The ceremony, hosted by Aberdeen City Council, recognised the hard work of communities the length and breadth of...


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Global Fishing Watch Is First Free Online Tool To Show Commercial Fishing Activity Worldwide

Today SkyTruth, Google and Oceana launched the public Beta of Global Fishing Watch, which is a new online technology platform that gives anyone in the world access to track and monitor the activities of the world’s largest commercial fishing vessels in near real-time free of charge. By providing the first...


84 Million Pounds In Funding From APC For New Projects

84 Million Pounds In Funding From APC For New Projects

An announcement from Minister for Climate Change, and Industry Nick Hurd came today at the Low Carbon Show stating that the government would investment another £42m through the Advanced Propulsion Centre for APC. Consortium led by McLaren Automotive, Jaguar Land Rover, Turner Powertrain and Dearman are amongst some of the winners...


Announcement Of Low Carbon Vehicle Award Winners At LSV 2016

Announcement Of Low Carbon Vehicle Award Winners At LSV 2016

The prize for the winners includes a share in £2.45 million recent investment for low carbon development and demonstration projects in the niche vehicle sector, the announcement comes today (14th September) at LCV 2016. Over 50 businesses have been successful in receiving grant funding from the Niche Vehicle Network run...


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M&S, Macmillan And Joanna Lumley Do Coffee And Cake For Cancer Support

Marks & Spencer’s Plan A Ambassador, Joanna Lumley, today hosted her own Macmillan Coffee Morning at M&S High Street in Kensington. The coffee morning is part of the company’s headline sponsorship of Macmillan Cancer Support’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning. The extra special coffee morning kick started a season of...


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School Children Turning The Tide On Marine Litter At Children’s University Scotland

The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) has collaborated with Children’s University Scotland (CUS) and the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) to encourage local school children and their families in a beach clean at Edinburgh’s Portobello Beach. The event forms part of the MCS’s Great British Beach Clean weekend, the UK’s...


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Europe’s Biggest Smart Charging Solutions Manufacturer Comes To UK

Europe’s largest smart charging solutions provider for electric vehicles, The New Motion, has today  launched in the UK. The New Motion is a leading electric vehicle charging company offering cloud-connected smart charge points for those who drive electric vehicles in Europe. The Red Dot Design award winning smart charge points are...


Solar Power Project From Whitbread Up For Energy Award

Solar Power Project From Whitbread Up For Energy Award

Hospitality group Whitbread have doubled the solar power of its Premier Inn hotels in under twelve weeks leading to the project being shortlisted for a national award. Reading-based Anesco, one of the top 100 cleantech companies in the world, worked with Whitbread to design and deliver the initiative. It...


Greentech Outlets Now Stocking Cosy Smart Thermostat

Greentech Outlets Now Stocking Cosy Smart Thermostat

Cosy, the award-winning smart thermostat for energy product provider Geo will now be available through Edmundson Electrical’s Greentech branches focussing on renewables situated across the UK. This is a significant development for geo, which will allow its products to be accessed by Edmundson Electrical’s extensive customer base at 23...