In: Environment

28th Feb 2011Incentives

Judging from the media coverage of green technologies and cleantech there’s no lack of interest in the subject. One barrier that’s holding adoption back (or at least confusing the decision making) is the inconsistent government incentives…

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21st Feb 2011Let’s put some weight behind the cleantech revolution

An article by Jeremy Leggett in which he, amongst other things, poses the questions “… why no Microsofts, Intels, Googles, or Facebooks have emerged yet among the cleantech industries. Why… has the cleantech revolution been so much more difficult to crack than the digital and Internet revolutions?”

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Leaf etched with CO2

10th Feb 2011Carbon Capture & Storage

I’ve just returned from a fascinating conference, Carbon Capture & Storage: a strategy for industrial development…

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Electric Vehicle

13th Jan 2011Electric cars

New grants for electric cars will encourage EV use but will that be good for the environment?…

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06th Jan 2011Fade to… green

According to a recent Guardian article, in 2008 the UK ranked third from bottom on renewable energy in the EU ahead…

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24th Dec 2010Britain has the most fuel-efficient drivers in Europe

A recent Fiat study showed that British drivers are the most fuel-efficient in Europe…

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23rd Nov 2010Event – HEAT10 Cambridge

There’s an interesting event in Cambridge next week. The HEAT10 event on the 2nd December 2010 manages to bring together a…

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10th Nov 2010Keeping the lights on – an inconvenient truth

I was lucky enough to attend the IET President’s Address last month. I usually avoid this type of event because they…

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08th Nov 2010Simple steps to save the world #1

There’s a lot of great technology being developed to reduce our dependence on fossil fuels but some simple steps we can…

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