£22 million of the UK government’s £91 million Green Heat Network Fund will be used to build a geothermal heating network that could provide low-cost heating for nearly 4,000 homes in Cornwall.Read More
Sustainability In Tech
How Businesses Are Cutting Their Website’s Carbon Footprint
See how slimming-down and optimising websites is yet another way that businesses are helping to cut their carbon emissions.Read More
How Edible Food Packaging Could Reduce Plastic Waste
With eco-friendly packaging being considered as part of the green product decision-making process of today’s customers, here we look at food packaging that could save on plastic waste because it is edible!Read More
Want Free Hot Water? Have A Server In Your House!
Whilst it’s true the days are getting longer, it’s also true it’s still cold outside and the price of heating is astronomical so one company now lets users have free hot water in exchange for having their server kept at their property.Read More
Will Warm Wallpaper Really Replace Radiators?
Hull-based company iHelios has developed a system of using temperature controlled, energy-efficient electric infrared ‘wallpaper’ to heat homes and businesses which may have the potential to replace traditional central heating systems.Read More
Engineers at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) say they have modified a conventional diesel engine to run (mostly) on hydrogen which could lead to CO2 emissions being cut by up to 85 per cent.Read More
Hydrogen Aircraft Fuel & 2050 Net Zero
FlyZero’s and UK Aerospace Technology Institute’s (ATI) study has concluded that green liquid hydrogen powered aircraft could deliver the net-zero 2050 target for aviation.Read More
Data Centres In Space?
A feasibility study is to be carried out into whether solar powered data centres could be put into orbit to reduce their carbon footprint.Read More
Microplastic-Eating Robot Fish Takes To The Water
A prototype of an award-winning robotic fish design that filters water to trap microplastics has now been tested in lakes as well as the lab.Read More
With the UK’s ban on fracking for shale gas in England – that has been in place since 2019 – now formally lifted, we look at the technology involved and how fracking fits in with the idea of sustainability.Read More