Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Coventry University and Severn Trent partner to convert waste ammonia into hydrogen

Researchers from Coventry University are collaborating with Severn Trent and the Organics Group to turn sewage waste into a clean fuel for tankers and...

World’s first dedicated clean hydrogen investment fund launches

A unique private infrastructure fund dedicated to delivering clean hydrogen infrastructure projects at scale has been launched. The group behind the FiveT Hydrogen Fund...

Swedish EV maker declares intent to develop “a truly climate neutral car by 2030”

Swedish performance EV firm Polestar has declared a “moonshot goal” to create “the first truly climate neutral car by 2030.” The Polestar 0 project will...

Generating energy from footsteps: Technology introduced at rail station in a UK first

The first installation at a UK transport hub of a system to utilise kinetic energy from commuters’ footsteps has been launched by Pavegen and...

Act now to secure the UK’s critical materials supply, says report

The UK must act now to ensure a stable supply of technology-critical metals (TCMs) essential for its transition to clean energy and the delivery...

£1.3 million of new funding for net zero-driven energy data application winners

Close to £1.3 million of new funding across nine new digital energy data projects has been announced by UK Research & Innovataion (UKRI). The...

Immediate action on organic waste needed to meet Paris targets, says biogas group

"Appropriate management of all organic wastes must be enabled NOW if the world is to meet Paris Agreement targets", urges biogas trade body in...

UK fusion partnership aims to accelerate net zero progress

A memorandum of understanding was signed on 30 March between The University of Manchester and the UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA), intended to kick...

Drone technology and AI used to tackle litter in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

BCP Council, Hubbub and McDonald’s partner on ground-breaking campaign Local businesses and community groups urged to join forces as lockdown eases Bournemouth, Christchurch and...

Net zero target will create up to 1.7 million new jobs by 2030, says...

The Government will not deliver on its commitment to net zero by 2050, say the authors of a new research paper, without taking radical...

Roads and digital innovation: White paper presents highlights from local authority project leads

A seemingly ground-breaking government-funded initiative to accelerate innovation in the roads sector has published its latest white paper, looking at the role of digital...

Energy storage reform needed to meet net-zero, says report

Price floor should fill gap in ‘fragmented’ market Report funded by Scottish Renewables, the British Hydropower Association, Buccleuch, CCSQ, Drax Group, Intelligent Land...

First of its kind study examines the impact of ocean noise pollution on Ireland’s...

Ireland’s first real-time acoustic monitoring project of cetacean species (whales, dolphins and porpoise) was launched last week off the South Coast of Ireland, with...

Air pollution risks health of all, especially drivers, says TfL report

The Mayor of London has today published a report on the impact of coronavirus on London bus drivers. Green Party London Assembly Member Caroline Russell...

Canadian liquid and solid waste management firm purchased for C$927.5 million

North American Environmental services firm GFL Environmental has entered a definitive agreement to acquire the solid waste and environmental solutions business of Terrapure Environmental...

Copper theft warning: The importance of considering alternative materials

With the value of raw materials regularly increasing, M&E specifiers and contractors are being urged to consider traditional pipework alternatives in order to reduce...

Property industry likely to be breaking the law by failing to disclose air pollution...

Explosive new QC legal opinion suggests estate agents, property websites, surveyors and conveyancers are now legally obliged to inform prospective buyers and...

Data centre virtualisation and cloud computing can play a pivotal role in power sector...

A new report from power market analytics firm Aurora Energy Research suggests that increased deployment of (and continued improvements in) virtualisation technology could reduce...

Precision toxicology consortium “will transform approaches to chemical safety management”

A research project to shape regulation and policy on chemical safety, and without the use of animal testing, has been launched with the aid...

Environmental risk reduction firm announces changes to senior leadership team

Environmental risk reduction specialist Adler and Allan has announced changes to its senior leadership team effective 1 March 2021. The firm says the appointments...