Larger and more-cost effective wind turbines have been key drivers in the uptake of wind energy, according to a new report.
As the UK faces what looks to be the hottest day on record, the latest figures on solar capacity growth have been published – and the results are fairly disappointing.
Cable is currently the leading pay-TV technology in Europe in terms of subscriptions, with a market share of 36.5% as of year-end 2018, closely followed by DTH/satellite (33.7%) and IPTV (28.3%).
A new study warns how failing to retire existing fossil-fuel burning infrastructure early will result in nations missing their climate goals, which aim to stabilise global mean temperature by 2050.
Researchers have developed a way to ‘unprint’ paper to reduce the environmental impact of recycling paper, using technology that could one day be installed in a home printer.
An exhaustive global study has found that climate change is set to drive up energy demand significantly by 2050, suggesting policymakers and the energy industry need to take action now to prevent a surge in energy related costs over the next few decades.
Scientists at Lancaster University have announced that they have invented an electronic memory device that realises the dream of universal memory – a previously hypothetical technology long considered to be revolutionary for the industry.
Dell Technologies has called for urgent action to tackle the growing problem of e-waste.
A cross-sector project launched in the UK today is set to see humans replaced by robots and drones on offshore wind farm inspection and repair, creating the first fully autonomous system of its kind in the world.
Scientists have developed a bioplastic that can biodegrade in conventional compost bins within two years, making it a suitable alternative to conventional plastics current used in food packaging.
It’s universally recognised that our hunger for meat has a direct environmental effect.
With the UK going coal-free for a record-breaking 90 hours over the weekend, energy sources such as solar and onshore wind now play a key role in generating electricity.
Bitcoin consumes more energy annually than the entirety of Greece, Israel and Bangladesh.
It’s no secret that the world’s forests are under threat.
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The Swedish Transport Administration Trafikverket has announced plans to build an electric road that can charge vehicles while they drive along it on the island of Gotland, Sweden.
A landmark project is applying technology normally used to discover stars to orangutan conservation, by putting the space tech onto drones to count the numbers of apes in the wild.
The sustainable cities of the future will feature ultra-efficient infrastructure that is driven by real-time data, but the vast majority of urban areas have considerable work to do to make this a reality.
Electric car owners could soon charge their vehicles in as little as ten minutes as plans for 100 ultra-fast “Electric Forecourts” are unveiled.
Algae fuel has long been discussed as a sustainable alternative to traditional fuels for ships, vehicles and jets, but making it a commercial reality has proved a challenge.
Scientists have shown how plants can be modified to respond to their environment, aiding the development of crops that are more resilient in high-stress conditions.
Researchers have developed flight simulator software for airborne wind energy systems (AWES), a technology that generates electrical energy through tension created by kite tethers or turbines located on drones.
The European Academies’ Science Advisory Council (EASAC) has said that CO2 removal technology will be vital for reducing global emissions in the atmosphere.
As deforestation continues to diminish the number of trees, vital for absorbing carbon dioxide produced by burning fossil fuels, scientists are looking for ways to replicate natural processes to reduce pollution levels.
Although the widespread adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) is essential to lower carbon emissions, the rise in their number could put extra pressure on the national and local electricity grid.
$62.5bn is lost in 50 million tonnes of electrical and electronic waste annually, but new and available technology could lead to the process of dematerialisation, changing physical assets to electronic.
Super Bowl LIII is going green, with Budweiser pledging to offset 100% of Atlanta’s electricity use throughout Super Bowl week with renewable energy.
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Leading ride hailing service Uber has announced a Clean Air Fee for its services in London that will see passengers pay 15p extra per mile.
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