5G networks ‘can be up to 90% greener than 4G systems’

Nokia and Telefónica note as data traffic exponentially rises, 5G networks will need to be equipped with a number of sustainable hardware and software features to keep related emissions as low as possible

Government launches search for locations to home prototype fusion energy plant

The Spherical Tokamak for Energy Production project is targeted for completion by 2040 and will be delivered through the UK Atomic Energy Authority

Innovative graphene-biopolymer ‘could render plastic packaging obsolete’

Toraphene notes the innovative new material is biodegradable, compostable and commercially-viable

Quick-response batteries and flexible gas plants ‘could boost renewable deployment at a lower cost’

Wärtsilä claims installing 7GW of flexibility capacity to balance renewable generation could see the share of clean power reach 62%, higher than it says would be possible by deploying wind and solar alone

‘AI will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 16% in next three to five years’

Nearly half of 400 businesses surveyed are already using AI for climate action

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Green tech projects to get share of £134m government funding

An AI-powered solution which aims to reduce beer waste and a project that converts seaweed into compostable packaging are some of the 1,069 initiatives that will secure funding

Airbus secures ‘climate change space contract’ to help protect Earth

The new contract will enable climate scientists to better compare and calibrate data from satellites and allow much more accurate forecasts and analysis to be made

GridBeyond Releases Free Tool to Calculate Value of Energy Flexibility in I&C

GridBeyond, the leader in intelligent energy technology, have released a free online tool – the Energy Opportunity Calculator.

Metals made from deep-sea rocks ‘could help slash environmental impact of EV batteries’

A study has found producing battery metals from underwater ‘nodules’ can reduce related carbon dioxide emissions by as much as 75% compared to mining operations on land