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For the past two weeks, graduates from countries covering France to Japan have been working with London’s top universities and businesses to develop ideas that may crack the future battle against climate change. Thomas McMullan reports.
The first online price comparison service for Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) has launched, claiming it could earn independent renewable energy generators up to 20 per cent more for their electricity by creating an open market for green energy.
A £10.5 million marine research centre has opened in Edinburgh, featuring the world’s most sophisticated tide and wave simulator.
A €3.1 million (£2.45 million) EU-funded circular economy programme has put a call out for small companies looking to develop profitable new business models.
A UK company that has developed a ground-breaking 'heat recycling’ technology is embarking on a major rollout of its innovative system across Sainsbury’s stores.
A new fund has launched for agricultural innovation that aims to put money in the hands of businesses with green fingers.
Drax, the operator of Britain's biggest power station, has secured up to €300 million (£238 million) of European Union funding to build a power plant whose carbon dioxide emissions will be trapped and buried deep beneath the North Sea.
A UK cleantech conference has put some serious weight behind its annual event, launching a cash award for green innovation with two prizes of €20,000 (£15,967).
Coca-Cola is set to launch a new greener, lower-calorie version of its best-selling drink in the UK later this year.
An enormous bucket will be sunk into the floor of the North Sea to anchor a new generation of turbines in a £6.5 million trial to begin this summer in a bid to slash the cost of offshore wind.
The union between car and tomato may not be the first thing to come to mind when envisioning the avant-garde of transport, but a new partnership today announced between car conglomerate Ford and food giant Heinz suggests an imminent breakthrough for vehicle manufacturing using sustainable bio-plastics.
UK-based entrepreneurs are being given the chance to create a cleaner, greener future and access up to €95,000 (£77,331) in funding in what is being described as "Europe’s largest cleantech idea competition".
Grants of up to £50,000 are to be offered to local businesses, SMEs and voluntary groups through a scheme which aims to jump-start pioneering partnerships in waste prevention.
A Lancaster-based entrepreneur has proved that grit and determination go a long way in the search for the UK's most innovative low carbon idea, walking away with the coveted national Shell Springboard Award after being told by the judges first time round that his high-efficiency vehicle engine didn't make the grade.
Small businesses are driving the UK’s low carbon export boom, but are not realising their full potential because of lack of appropriate funding and support to unlock growth opportunities in emerging markets, according to new research commissioned by energy giant Shell.