Call for ‘Tell Sid’ campaign to make homes fit for net zero

A think tank report says a ‘Tell Sid’-style campaign is needed to explain the technology behind home insulation and low-carbon heating, and advertise a new programme of cash to retrofit homes. Tell Sid is a...

A smart balance: how connected tech is transforming UK’s energy reuse remit

Businesses across the UK are under pressure to achieve Net Zero by 2050. But cutting down on emissions is not enough. Matthew Margetts, from Smarter Technologies, investigates current energy reuse options, and how the...

The technology company turning city climate planning into action

A Swedish technology firm is using modelling to help cities find a path to net zero, with Newcastle City Council among their forward-looking customers. ClimateView has created an innovative platform called ClimateOS, which creates a...

£300,000 investment in smart factory paid back in less than a year

Schneider Electric have completed the digital upgrade of their factory in Wales, making it the company’s first smart factory operation in the UK. Schneider Electric, specialists in digital transformation of energy management and automation, collaborated...

How data exhaust can help tackle climate change

Or Lenchner is CEO of Bright Data, one of the world’s leading web data companies. He oversees the Bright Initiative, a global programme that uses public web data to drive positive change. Our world is...

Air pollution software focuses on designing ‘healthy’ streets

Software to help towns and cities use street-planting to reduce citizens’ exposure to air pollution has been developed by researchers at the University of Birmingham. Street planting, or ‘green infrastructure’, is an essential part of...

Green tech galvanised by cash injection

Innovators producing the green technology required to help the UK meet its climate targets have been given a £166m shot in the arm. The award of the money, to businesses, academics and heavy industry right...

Being Green doesn’t have to be taxing

Welcome to the 1st ever issue of the Green Business Journal. I thought I would take the opportunity to introduce, or in some cases perhaps reconnect, you to the wonderful world of Research and...

Robots take step forwards in offshore inspections

Using robots to make offshore infrastructure inspection and repair safer is a step closer thanks to the backing of UK Research & Innovation. Founded in 2017 and led by Heriot-Watt and the University of Edinburgh,...

26 climate technology start-ups win place on COP26 funding programme

Greenbackers Investment Capital has revealed the identity of 26 climate technology start-ups who will be taking part in an innovative six-month programme designed to help them secure international funding ahead of the UN Climate...