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Mobile robots make solar power plants more efficient

Mobile robots make solar power plants more efficient

Posted Tue, 04 Sep 2012 17:27:50 GMT by Adrian Bishop

A new company has unveiled a revolutionary tracking system using mobile robots to increase efficiency at solar power plants and cut costs.

Mobile robots make solar power plants more efficient

First US greenhouse heat and power project with CO2 fertilisation

First US greenhouse heat and power project with CO2 fertilisation

Posted Wed, 29 Aug 2012 13:12:00 GMT by Linden Volsun

First greenhouse Combined Heat and Power (CHP) project with Carbon Dioxide fertilisation is unveiled in America.

First US greenhouse heat and power project with CO2 fertilisation

FedEx doubles CO2 savings targets

FedEx doubles CO2 savings targets

Posted Tue, 28 Aug 2012 14:55:07 GMT by Linden Volsun

Transportation giant FedEx has done so well at reaching initial carbon emission targets that it has increased them by half again to 30% savings over the 15 years to 2020.

FedEx doubles CO2 savings targets

America is full of Wind (power)

America is full of Wind (power)

Posted Fri, 17 Aug 2012 18:32:24 GMT by Dave Armstrong

New study outlines 2011 growth in the U.S. wind industry. Now only behind China in wind farm energy generation, some U.S. states have farmed the power bonus from this renewable energy source.

America is full of Wind (power)

Solar investment 'still worthwhile' despite tariff cuts

Solar investment 'still worthwhile' despite tariff cuts

Posted Mon, 06 Aug 2012 08:16:47 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Top fund management company Octopus Investments says the 5p Kilowatt hour reduction in solar feed-in tariffs still makes it worthwhile to invest in solar energy schemes.

Solar investment 'still worthwhile' despite tariff cuts

Facebook wins friends with aim to boost clean energy use

Facebook wins friends with aim to boost clean energy use

Posted Thu, 02 Aug 2012 10:42:59 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Facebook transparency about energy use welcomed. Popular social media site Facebook is aiming to boost renewable and clean energy use to a quarter of its total by 2015 - up 2% on 2011 figures.

Facebook wins friends with aim to boost clean energy use

Consumers Prefer a Greener Apple

Consumers Prefer a Greener Apple

Posted Wed, 18 Jul 2012 13:56:28 GMT by Alex Simmonds

After leaving EPEAT, Apple had a change of heart last week. Whether an environmental decision or the fact that when they left the EPEAT program Apple computers became ineligible for purchase by the US Federal government, consumers prefer Apple to be green.

Consumers Prefer a Greener Apple

Democratic finance for UK wind power scheme

Democratic finance for UK wind power scheme

Posted Tue, 17 Jul 2012 12:17:41 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Abundance start new renewable energy community investment platform. Small investors are being given the chance to help fund a £1.4 million UK wind turbine development, putting in as little as £5 and getting returns of up to 8%, says Abundance NRG Ltd.

Democratic finance for UK wind power scheme

Rio+20 - Success or Failure

Rio+20 - Success or Failure

Posted Mon, 02 Jul 2012 09:47:09 GMT by Michael Evans

Was Rio+20 a success or failure? Following the lack of agreement among world leaders to turn the global economy onto a sustainable track, the only solution seems to lie with the international business community.

Rio+20 - Success or Failure

New eBay data centre to use Bloom Fuel Cell clean energy technology

New eBay data centre to use Bloom Fuel Cell clean energy technology

Posted Thu, 21 Jun 2012 14:11:48 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Internet auction marketplace eBay is planning to use clean energy in the form of Bloom Energy fuell cells to power the next phase of its data centre in Utah, U.S.

New eBay data centre to use Bloom Fuel Cell clean energy technology

The semiconductor industry struggles to control water use

The semiconductor industry struggles to control water use

Posted Fri, 15 Jun 2012 13:33:08 GMT by Michael Clark

The semiconductor industry spent a lot of money and paid a lot of lip service to reducing water use. But the results of their efforts thus far indicate that much remains to be done.

The semiconductor industry struggles to control water use

Mars beats two-year certified sustainable cocoa sourcing goals

Mars beats two-year certified sustainable cocoa sourcing goals

Posted Fri, 01 Jun 2012 15:27:50 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Chocolate giant Mars says it will beat its 20% year-two target of sourcing sustainable cocoa and is on its way to source all chocolate from certified sustainable sources by 2020.

Mars beats two-year certified sustainable cocoa sourcing goals

Will Europe cut greenhouse gases by 30% by 2020?

Will Europe cut greenhouse gases by 30% by 2020?

Posted Fri, 18 May 2012 10:05:25 GMT by Julian Jackson

Event run by the leading pro-environment business gathering the Aldersgate Group shows the way.

Will Europe cut greenhouse gases by 30% by 2020?

First all-electric SUV unveiled: Toyota RAV4 EV

First all-electric SUV unveiled: Toyota RAV4 EV

Posted Thu, 10 May 2012 13:17:54 GMT by Linden Volsun

Toyota has unveiled the first all-electric SUV, the RAV4 EV, at a Los Angeles Electric Vehicle symposium, which features excellent efficiency and performance.

First all-electric SUV unveiled: Toyota RAV4 EV

Laid-off US SolarWorld workers receive government aid

Laid-off US SolarWorld workers receive government aid

Posted Tue, 01 May 2012 13:10:59 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Manufacturing staff laid-off from SolarWorld's Californian factory, which folded after competition from illegally subsidised Chinese solar panels, are eligible for Government aid.

Laid-off US SolarWorld workers receive government aid

WattStation: Networked electric vehicle charging station and Connect software unveiled

WattStation: Networked electric vehicle charging station and Connect software unveiled

Posted Wed, 25 Apr 2012 19:07:40 GMT by Linden Volsun

The new user-friendly WattStation electric vehicle charging station and WattStation Connect software have been launched in America by GE Energy.

WattStation: Networked electric vehicle charging station and Connect software unveiled

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Sustainable cotton: a need for investment

Posted Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Pig farming improves its image (worldwide)

Posted Tue, 13 Jan 2015 19:21:14 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Latest solar advances very attractive for businesses.

Posted Fri, 07 Nov 2014 22:11:00 GMT by JW Dowey

Transformers, but with your house!

Posted Fri, 10 Oct 2014 08:34:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

Cotton growers need help

Posted Fri, 29 Aug 2014 07:58:01 GMT by JW Dowey

Future Transport: roads, rail, air and sea problems

Posted Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:34:00 GMT by JW Dowey

A fly in your ear!

Posted Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:32:00 GMT by JW Dowey

Ghosting human function: the robot future

Posted Wed, 16 Jul 2014 11:13:04 GMT by Dave Armstrong

A titan of many varied businesses

Posted Tue, 08 Jul 2014 16:21:06 GMT by Colin Ricketts

The end of elephants?

Posted Fri, 04 Jul 2014 08:19:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Land grabs video protest to World Bank

Posted Mon, 23 Apr 2012 17:04:41 GMT by Adrian Bishop

The Farmer's Share

Posted Tue, 16 Aug 2011 16:44:00 GMT by Angela Lovell

Toyota plans new electric motor amid Asian trade uncertainties

Posted Wed, 26 Jan 2011 08:50:00 GMT by Rachel England

WWF backs planned £1 billion Scottish wind farm projects

Posted Fri, 09 Mar 2012 13:51:19 GMT by Adrian Bishop

A 'bear raid' and the global economy

Posted Tue, 13 Dec 2011 14:00:00 GMT by Ines Morales

Businesses cut levels of flying

Posted Mon, 07 Mar 2011 16:30:01 GMT by John Dean

Saving forests requires a focus on farming, says report

Posted Wed, 08 Jun 2011 13:15:01 GMT by Martin Leggett

Could algae power flights of the future

Posted Wed, 05 Oct 2011 11:11:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Green grows the building sector

Posted Wed, 05 Oct 2011 12:19:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Pratt & Whitney pleased with PurePower PW1524G engine tests

Posted Sat, 26 Feb 2011 20:02:01 GMT by John Dean