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A Scottish start-up, Linknode has created 3-D software that it claims could revolutionise the wind farm development industry and take the politics out of the equation.
Local Motors shares its innovations and lets customers be part of the car-building process, while keeping it local.
Two young British entrepreneurs who have designed a diesel-electric hybrid engine that can be retrofitted to double-decker buses have been crowned winners of the coveted Shell Springboard Award.
As many as 30 UK firms are to share millions of pounds of funding in a major Government programme that aims to accelerate commercialisation of low carbon energy technologies.
India’s culture of jugaad, or frugal innovation, has helped produce a wide range of sustainable breakthroughs. Are there lessons there for the rest of the world? Ian Thornton meets the innovators.
Naked Energy, the UK cleantech firm that has developed a super-efficient 'two-in-one solar’ energy system, will shortly begin trialing its patented technology with two commercial partners.
With demand for water projected to outstrip supply by 40 per cent by 2030, there is a real need for innovations in how we use it and how much we use it – not least when washing our clothes, says Peter Madden, chief executive of Forum for the Future.
Three energy from waste companies have been shortlisted in a £13 million competition to develop the most efficient and commercially viable waste demonstrator gasification plant.
BRE, the sustainable building research consultancy, is set to begin a £2 million Government-funded research project to find potential areas for energy saving from solid wall insulation.
The world shoulders a heavy burden when it comes to shifting our stuff. Can new approaches lighten the load? Michael Ashcroft weighs up the potential.
The Government announced today that it is to go forward with two out of four shortlisted projects in its £1 billion carbon capture and storage (CCS) competition.
London has been chosen to host a new £150 million innovation centre that will work with businesses to tackle the world’s growing challenges of urbanisation.
A UK university-led team of scientists is to develop a reactor that converts CO2 into fuel so efficiently it could offset every year more than three times the amount of carbon produced by Britain.
Innovative businesses with market ready solutions to reduce the environmental impact of existing buildings have just eight days to submit their products to a UK competition that could ultimately see them adopted by some of Britain’s biggest commercial landlords.
The UK wave and tidal industry received a significant boost this week when four projects received more than £25 million worth of funding to advance marine energy innovation and cut down costs.