Schneider Electric brings green energy directly to homeowners
Schneider Electric has released the next generation residential electrical panel for the European market, the Wiser Energy Center. The latest innovation at the heart of the Wiser ecosystem, the Energy Center, controls all energy needs of connected devices in one place with the help of AI-enabled algorithms, transforming homes from smart to smart and sustainable. It’s a major step towards ena...
Accurate synchronisation for offshore wind
In October 2020, the UK Government announced plans to invest £160 million to upgrade wind turbine factories and ports. These plans could allow the nation’s offshore wind farms to generate enough electricity to power every home by 2030. Here, Martin Frederiksen, Managing Director of Recab UK, explores the technological advancements required to make plans like this a reality.
UK company to deploy vertical farms across Middle East
UK based, high growth technology company specialising in Controlled-Environment-Agriculture (CEA), Vertical Future has announced plans to deploy their proprietary vertical farming system across the middle east. This follows ongoing and advanced stage discussions with parties in different countries who have shown interest in using Vertical Future’s systems.
Solar inverters market size to reach $25.86bn by 2026
Global solar inverters / PV inverters market is expected to grow from $5.32bn in 2017 to $25.86bn by 2026, at a CAGR of 16.1% during the forecast period, according to a study published by Polaris Market Research.
EV infrastructure specialist sparks UK transformation
A prominent electric vehicle charging business is set to capitalise on a growing market after securing a number of strategic partnerships in 2020. And the deals include world leaders in EV infrastructure and charging technology. adi Vehicle Charging Solutions (VCS) only launched at the beginning of the year but is aiming to make huge inroads into the world of electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure.
Solar Water Solutions to provide clean water in Kenya
A Dutch based blended finance manager Climate Fund Managers (CFM) has agreed to co-finance and co-develop the installation of up to 200 desalination units in Kitui County, Kenya. The systems are based on an innovation by Solar Water Solutions, a Finnish water technology company that has solved how to make clean water with solar power, with the lowest energy consumption in the market.
Growing demand for renewable energy will fuel investment
New research reveals that 38% of consumers claim to have renewable energy tariffs for their homes, and just over half (51%) expect to choose these the next time they change tariff. The findings are from Alpha Real Capital and Cornwall Insight.
Ricardo commits to the UK Hydrogen Strategy Now campaign
Ricardo has joined a group of leading UK businesses - which have together committed to invest £3bn into hydrogen projects - in calling on the Chancellor of the Exchequer for a UK-wide hydrogen strategy.
Solar lighting innovations boost energy efficiency
Signify has installed solar luminaires on Leipsoi Island in Greece to protect the island’s environment while enhancing safety in places that were insufficiently illuminated before. This sustainable solar lighting solution was commissioned by Fotis Mangos, Mayor of the Municipality of Leipsoi.
Ricardo/’RiCK’ curated information services on hydrogen developments
As industry, governments and regulators strive to decarbonise transportation of all kinds - from automotive to marine, rail and aviation - hydrogen is becoming the focus of significant additional interest both as a fuel and as an energy vector and store.