Renewable Energy

Survey finds two-thirds of process industry companies are anticipating fully-autonomous operation by 2030

Yokogawa Electric Corporation revealed results of a global end-user survey on the outlook for industrial autonomy, which shows that 64% of respondents from companies in process industries are anticipating fully autonomous operations by 2030. The survey provides an in-depth view of future trends in…

🕘 5 days ago

NAWA Technologies awarded Solar Impulse Efficient Solution label

NAWA Technologies has been awarded as one of the 1,000 Solar Impulse Efficient Solutions for the planet, for its next-generation ultra capacitor-based energy storage systems. The prestigious award is given to solutions that are both clean and profitable, and have a positive impact on quality of…

🕘 14/09/2020

Government and industry jointly dedicate £300 million to boost UK manufacturing productivity

£300m of joint government and industry funding is allocated to businesses to boost the UK’s manufacturing capabilities, it is announced today (11 September 2020) by the Business Secretary, Alok Sharma, at London Tech Week. These funds will go to those with creative ideas including using…

🕘 11/09/2020

World’s largest sustainable energy accelerator expands into the US

EIT InnoEnergy has made cleantech capital Boston, MA as the launchpad for its expansion into another primary market, the US. The new office will help entrepreneurs develop their innovations and reduce time to market by providing direct access to 500+ industrial partners in EIT InnoEnergy’s…

🕘 10/09/2020

Innovative companies are changing the face of vertical farming

Vertical farming, the practice of growing crops indoors under tightly controlled conditions, is continuing to expand rapidly. By using LED lighting tailored to the exact needs of the crop, alongside advanced hydroponic growing systems, and growing crops in vertically stacked trays, vertical farms…

🕘 04/09/2020

Improving availability of energy storage technology

Following the Government’s announcement to relax planning legislation around constructing larger batteries for renewable power sources, energy storage suppliers should take similar steps to make the technology available on a smaller scale. The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial…

🕘 02/09/2020

GEA’S green chiller is cool kit for ice cream producer Mackie’s

GEA has clinched a contract to supply a new, environmentally friendly refrigeration system – which will be Scotland’s first large-scale plant combining biomass heat and absorption chilling – at one of Britain’s leading ice cream producers. As part of a £4.5 million…

🕘 28/08/2020

Forecasts show 46 GW increase of renewables technology capacity required by 2030

Forecasts from Cornwall Insight’s ‘ Benchmark power curve ’ suggests that up to ~46GW of new build renewable technology ̶ ~11GW onshore wind, ~10GW solar and ~25GW offshore wind ̶ may need to be developed by 2030 to keep pace with 2050 net zero targets. This large-scale…

🕘 13/08/2020

O2 reveals vision for a greener, connected future, where 5G will play a key role in building a greener economy

Advances in mobile technology are set to play a key role in helping the UK achieve Net Zero by 2050. Powered by 5G, the application of smart connected solutions in key sectors could save the UK up to 269 megatonnes of CO2 by 2035. If achieved, this would save almost as much CO2 as all of…

🕘 12/08/2020

LG Electronics sets new industry standard for premium solar panels with new investments

The electronics and solar specialist LG Electronics is continuing its solar journey with the introduction of new products. The most recent highlight in its portfolio is the LG370N1C-N5 panel (N-type). As part of its strategy on sustainability, LG Electronics will continue bringing new solutions to…

🕘 22/07/2020