Dryad Networks IoT Sensors

Funding for Internet of Trees

Seed funding of 1.8million has been secured for a large-scale IoT network to detect wildfires.

Brexit “fog” obscures clean energy wins, in professionals’ verdict on UK energy

Six clear messages for UK ministers and industry leaders appear to dominate the findings of the 2018 Energy Barometer published on 19 June by...
The insistence on blemish-free produce leads to unnecessary waste.

Much to chew on at cleantech panel session

A panel of experts gathered in Edinburgh in December to discuss the topic "Cleantech: The key ingredient for a sustainable food and drink industry?"...

Water industry event discusses opportunity for hydrogen

Green hydrogen - and how the water sector can engage with this ‘green, clean fuel source’ - was the focus of a recent webinar...

Bath hospital Legionella inquest pinpoints failures

The risks presented by Legionella bacteria in water systems were in the headlines again in February, following inquest findings which highlighted the failures that...

Pressure-based BOD measurement updated for labs and treatment plants

WATER analysis specialist Lovibond Tintometer has announced its latest instrument for BOD measurement for wastewater samples. Measurement employs the manometric method. Manometric respirometers relate...

Hydropower milestone as Shetland tidal array delivers first power to the grid

The first power has been exported to the grid from the Shetland Tidal Array project, developed by Nova Innovation, it was announced on 9...
Waste sorting at a recycling plant in Sterlitamak, Russia, in 2019. Image: Shutterstock.com/Vitaly Fedotov

£1.2m funding for waste vision start-up

Intelligent waste management start-up Recycleye has secured £1.2 million in seed funding, it was announced in mid-December

Government support called for as single-use vape disposal quadruples to over 5 million per...

The number of disposable single-use vapes thrown away has soared from 1.3 million to nearly 5 million per week, according to new research from...

Scanning the field for threats: Is the environment sector ready for the IoT?

Is the environmental arena ready for the Internet-of-Things? asks Envirotec

Gates will hold back the water

WORK has started in Harwich to repair the 13 flood gates that reduce the risk of tidal flooding to more than 1200 properties in...

Trade group secures tax win for solar and batteries for householders

HMRC confirm 5% VAT for batteries when sold with a new solar system On 3 August the Solar Trade Association (STA) was celebrating securing a...

“Waste-to-wheels” projects win £25m from UK government

Three firms will share in a £25m prize from the Department of Transport, aimed at helping develop greener fuel technology and boosting local industry. The...

Technologies for textiles and aquaculture win MIT Water Prize

A membrane technology for textile manufacturers and a recirculating aquaculture system have been announced as joint winners of the MIT Water prize. Student-led teams...

Report profiles “the next alien invaders to threaten nature and economies in Scotland”

Raccoons, muntjac deer, plants that cause flooding, and mussels that clog up water pipes are among the new problem species that are likely to...

Brexit opens up global opportunities, minister tells water industry delegates

Environment Minister Theresa Coffey has told British Water members that departure from the EU gives UK companies “new opportunities beyond Europe.” Addressing members of...

ESOS toolkit and advice aim to illuminate

With just over six months left until the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) compliance deadline of 5 December, the Energy Institute (EI) has launched...

Straight up for recycling

STRAIGHT plc, the environmental products and services group, has won a new contract from May Gurney for a recycling and waste service for Cheshire...

Decarbonising heat: April event in Glasgow to discuss the challenges and opportunities

Solutions for heating the homes and businesses of the future will be under the microscope at Scottish Renewables’ Low-Carbon Heat Conference in Glasgow on...

Hard work pays off as park gets the nod

YEARS of research, planning and consultation have paid off for green energy company Ecotricity with approval of its proposals for a wind park in...