BEIS and IFC seek innovative sustainable cooling solutions

With 10% of global greenhouse gas emissions coming from cooling, new solutions are critically needed to address the climate footprint of growing demand

Travel lightly – ‘world’s first’ hydrogen hotel in Japan celebrates first birthday

The hydrogen hotel in Kawasaki City, Tokyo, creates hydrogen from waste plastics to supply about 30% of the energy the hotel needs

Aceleron secures £2m to drive reusable battery solutions

The company’s circular economy approach is designing waste out of the battery manufacturing process

Green energy to help scale back fish deaths during dry weather

The Environment Agency is using solar-powered aeration systems, which help to increase oxygen levels in the water and reduces the risk of fish dying

Microsoft uses hydrogen to power data centre servers for 48 consecutive hours

The trial, which saw a 250kW fuel cell system power a section of a data centre in Utah, is part of the company’s efforts to move towards becoming carbon negative by 2030

Assembly of world’s largest nuclear fusion reactor begins in France

A total of 35 nations are currently collaborating to build tokamak, a magnetic fusion device, which aims to demonstrate the real potential of fusion as a large scale carbon-free source of energy

One hundred EV owners to test grid feedback scheme

The programme will use up to five different energy suppliers to offer a more realistic simulation of the future energy demand in the UK

Got an innovative idea to sort radioactive nuclear waste?

Potential technologies include robotics, sensors, artificial intelligence and autonomous systems

First floating wind farm in continental Europe fully powered up

Located off the coast of Portugal, Windfloat Atlantic has now been connected to the grid and is capable of supplying electricity to 60,000 homes a year

Former coal-mining town in Spain will be home to ‘Europe’s largest’ green hydrogen plant

The green hydrogen will be used at an ammonia plant to manufacture green fertilizers