$3M to boost state-of-the-art solar manufacturing
A new project spearheaded by the University of Michigan, supported by a $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation, is set to advance semiconductor technology, with significant implications for solar cells and LEDs.
In2tec welcomes call to strengthen WEEE Directive
In2tec Ltd has supported a call to the European Commission by an environmental coalition to reinforce the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive.
Recover E: a Formula E racing car built entirely from e-waste
In an ambitious quest to redefine sustainable innovation in the automotive industry, a unique collaboration between Lazerian and Envision Racing materialised into a project: the creation of a fully functional Gen 3 racing car, constructed entirely from electronic waste, or 'e-waste'.
London homes to be kept warm by waste heat from data centres
In a step towards greener energy use, the UK will utilise waste heat from data centres to warm thousands of homes.
UK Power Networks receives major innovation funding boost
More than a dozen high profile innovation projects have been given the green light after UK Power Networks secured funding from industry regulator Ofgem.
New approach for battery recycling using less energy
University of Birmingham researchers have announced a new approach for recycling the highest value component of end-of-life electric car batteries, the battery cathode, that is less energy-intensive and uses less hazardous chemicals than current recycling methods.
Laird Thermal Systems commits to sustainable principles
Laird Thermal Systems announces the official approval of its greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi), with levels required to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement.
UK connector manufacturer reduces carbon footprint
Weald Electronics has completed the installation of a 63kW solar PV installation at its Slinfold Lodge HQ. Working with the Brighton Energy Cooperative it received a grant towards the costs from the Community Solar Accelerator programme and were the first business applicants in the area to complete such an installation.
Think circular on International E-Waste Day
For International E-Waste Day (14th October) – part of the possibly more familiar Recycling Week – Gavin Miller, CEO, Asurion Europe is offering tips on dealing with unused tech at home or in the workplace.
Government and industry call for more nuclear energy to meet net zero targets
Twenty countries have committed to nuclear energy to achieve their net zero emission targets and agreed on a number of guiding principles to increase momentum in their nuclear new build projects.